Magic in the Moonlight: Is Magic Real?

Review of Magic in the Moonlight, Directed by Woody AllenWoody Allen’s latest film Magic in the Moonlight comes right on the heels of Blue Jasmine, and is of much-lighter fare. The romantic comedy features a world-renowned magician determined to unmask a psychic who is swindling a rich widow of her money and bagging her son in the process. The witty lines, charming characters, and quirky plot make the film a surprising delight, while asking significant questions about the spiritual world.The … [Read more...]

Spidey makes a welcome return to the big screen

Review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Directed by Marc WebbOn paper, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seems like the last film we need right now. The reboot of the Spider-Man franchise two years ago already felt too-soon. Three villains make appearances, including one we’ve already seen interpreted on the big screen. And the world isn’t exactly suffering from a lack of superhero films right now. Yet in the face of all of that, director Marc Webb brings the beloved webslinger back with surprising pu … [Read more...]

CAST INTERVIEW: The new Spider-Man digs deeper

It’s easy to feel like you could have been Peter Parker.“He has all of the same problems that we all have – girl problems, money problems,” says Andrew Garfield, who plays Peter and Spiderman in the second installment of The Amazing Spider-Man franchise. “But when he puts on the suit, it’s a massive release. He can breathe. Spider-Man always knows the right thing to do – he’s a vessel for good, heroic energy, and saving people.”This selfless instinct makes Peter a praiseworthy hero, yet t … [Read more...]