Magnificent Seven Remake Gets Jason Momoa and Byung-Hun Lee

Hollywood at the moment appears to lack creativity.  Just take a peak at the movies coming out this summer and count (likely on one hand) how many of the major releases aren’t sequels, prequels or remakes/reboots.  I suppose it makes sense from a studio standpoint that it’s a safer bet to invest money into a project with brand recognition rather than an original, but unknown, idea.  As a movie fan, however, it can grow tiresome watching the same thing over and over.  I will admit that at times there is a project that falls into one of the above categories that does get me excited.  For me one such movie in the pipeline is the remake of The Magnificent Seven. Continue reading Magnificent Seven Remake Gets Jason Momoa and Byung-Hun Lee

Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

I am a dork. Much of what I write about movies and entertainment can be better understood by knowing that one simple fact about me. I grew up playing video games and reading comic books. So this era of film that we’re living in where the superhero genre is king, where movies based on Marvel and DC properties are huge tentpole franchises and top flight directors and Oscar caliber talent are lining up to put on a mask just blows my childhood mind. At the pinnacle of all of that was the first Avengers movie. Continue reading Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron