As far as I was concerned, all the Guitar Hero franchise ever had to do was keep coming out with new songs. It would be forever playable as long as songs were added after we’d gotten perfect scores on the previous songs. But Guitar Hero kept reinventing, adding a full band for World Tour, and […]
The Lobster is a science fiction premise that could warrant big budget spectacle, but it’s just weird enough to ensure that it remains small scale and intimate. In the future, being single is illegal. So if your partner leaves or dies, you’re forced to find another, and fast. The singles are gathered in a hotel […]
When I was forced to read Shakespeare in high school, it just seemed like intentionally confusing language to make it harder to follow and seem deeper than it would be if spoken economically. You’d think as Franchise Fred I would at least be into the Henry and Richard sagas but cinema has actually deepened my […]
Last week, Supergirl explained that the S symbol on her chest means ‘Stronger Together’, in Kryptonian. But this week, when she’s almost killed and cousin Superman shows up to save her, Supergirl gets super upset. Talk about your mixed messages. I know she wants to prove herself, and be her own hero, but when she’s […]
Mustang is rightfully the official entry from France for the Academy Awards. I never understood why each country could only have one. Don’t we hope they make two or even three Oscar-worthy movies a year? But if there can be only one, I’m glad Mustang is this year’s francophile Connor MacLeod. Five Turkish sisters (Gunes […]
According to ABC 7, Gunnar Hansen, the actor who portrayed Leatherface in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre has unfortunately passed away at the age of 68 years old. As most fans recognize him from the 1974 original Texas Chainsaw Masacre, Hansen appeared in other films like Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers, Mosquito, and Brutal Massacre: A Comedy.
Yesterday was the press junket for Secret in Their Eyes and one of our interview subjects was producer Mark Johnson. Johnson is also producing the upcoming Galaxy Quest TV series for Amazon. Galaxy Quest was a sort of meta spoof of actors from a cheesy sci-fi show becoming actual space heroes. Johnson said the series […]