Coming Soon From the Maker of Children of Men

[UPDATE: Apparently the "scoop" that I shared below may not be such a scoop after all. Here's the latest.]Ever since Alfonso Cuarón directed A Little Princess, I've been excited about his work. Since then, he's given us Y Tu Mama Tambien, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (my favorite of the series), and Children of Men... all impressive in certain ways. I can't wait to see what he does next.So today's news at /FILM is intriguing... … [Read more...]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Thanks to director Alfonso Cuarón and his dream-team of British actors, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban may mark the first time that the third film in a trilogy has been the best. But thanks to storyteller J.K. Rowling, the derivative plot lacks depth and suspense.Cuarón is clearly a great choice for the film, bringing with him the talent that made his 1995 film A Little Princess one of the best fairy tales ever filmed. He's got a knack for fantasy. Contrary to the typical Disney s … [Read more...]

Attention, Harry Potter Fans. (This morning’s difficulties.)

This morning's upload of the site didn't work, so there were some missing links and mixed-up reviews for a moment. But thanks to my wife, the site's been repaired and is back up and running now, with only a few rough edges. … [Read more...]