Twilight has released its 3rd movie of the series and continues to show the struggle Bella (Kristen Stewart) has to face while living in a dead-end town of Forks, Washington and is stuck between two very good looking boys: a pale-skinned Vampire, Edward (Robert Pattinson) and a Native-decent Werewolf, Jacob (Taylor Lautner). All the actors are reprising their roles, with the exception of a few new replacements. One is the ever-persistent Vampire Victoria, who was previously played by Rachelle Lefevre is now played by Bryce Dallas Howard. And one of the insignificant Volturi members was replaced to my dismay (I liked the first actor because he was in Sweeney Todd and will be in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2). Read the rest of this entry
For all the hoopla made of Kristen Stewart, Joan Jett, and The Runaways, it is much ado about nothing. Her role is severely limited in scope and screen time, allowing for two of her co-stars to shine through all of the misplaced hype. Read the rest of this entry
Push gives us something seldom seen in a film about superpowered individuals. We get a fresh perspective, with individuals we have never seen before. The abilities are nothing new. The characters however are and we get to see them from start to finish (finish, if there are no sequels that is). And it is a good feeling, because now the anticipatory aspects (when will Wolverine pop his claws or will the Hulk yell out “HULK SMASH”) that come with watching an already “established” superhero film are gone.