What we know from the ‘Crimson Peak’ trailer!

(Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

(Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

The recently released Crimson Peak trailer doesn’t give us much story context, but boy, does it do a good job of selling the movie. Atmospheric and haunting like the titular house in which the movie is set, the trailer sets up a lot of weird stuff, some of it ghostly. Considering what little we know of the film makes it out to be a haunted house movie, that’s definitely a good thing. Continue reading

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FIRST KNIGHT (Image Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Five Best King Arthur Movie Adaptations

FIRST KNIGHT (Image Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

FIRST KNIGHT (Image Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Charlie Hunnam from the popular Sons of Anarchy and Pacific Rim has officially been cast in his next sure-to-be-hit role: King Arthur. Guy Ritchie is out to create the next adaptation of the well-known legend. In case you have forgotten how much fun King Arthur stories can be, review these picks for the best five King Arthur movie adaptations. Continue reading

SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

‘Sons of Anarchy:’ My spiral into SAMCRO

SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

Sons of Anarchy, the FX hit about a California motorcycle club with a list of problems longer than the Great Wall of China, was never on my list of “Must Watch TV.” But when the weather’s bad, a cold is worse and Netflix is my best friend, I’ll watch just about anything.

Cue the obsession I never saw coming. Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Grey (Image Credit: EL James) / Charlie Hunnam (Image Credit : FX) / Dakota Johnson (Image Credit: FOX)

How ‘Fifty Shades’ is similar to ‘Batman’ (and why everyone needs to calm down and trust the filmmakers)!

Fifty Shades of Grey (Image Credit: EL James) / Charlie Hunnam (Image Credit : FX) / Dakota Johnson (Image Credit: FOX)

Fifty Shades of Grey (Image Credit: EL James) / Charlie Hunnam (Image Credit : FX) / Dakota Johnson (Image Credit: FOX)

“Are you kidding? Is he serious?? How dare he say that?!” I know, it’s a pretty bold title, but just wait a sec…since the wheels have officially started to roll on the Fifty Shades of Grey movie with the recent casting of Dakota Johnson (The Social Network, 21 Jump Street) and Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim, Sons of Anarchy) as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in the long-awaited film adaptation of the erotic novel by E.L. James, there’s been backlash. Like a lot backlash – to the point of an online petition rallying against the lead actors, demanding the filmmakers change the roles, preferably to the much-chatted about Matthew Bomer (Magic Mike, White Collar) and Alexis Bledel (Mad Men, Gilmore Girls). But like the recent casting of Ben Affleck as Batman, naturally there is going to be an outcry among fans when a certain actor or actress takes on a coveted fictional character within pop culture. So, also like the recent casting of Ben Affleck as Batman, let’s take a second to step back and look at the upcoming adaptation and five reasons Fifty Shades of Grey could work. Continue reading

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller for SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

Six Reasons to be excited for Season 6 of ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller for SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller for SONS OF ANARCHY (Image Credit: FX)

Early last year my best friend told me I should be watching this show called Sons of Anarchy. It was all on Netflix Instant and would very much be worth my time.

I decided to take her advice and within one episode I was HOOKED. I binge-watched the first four seasons last year with plenty of time to praise the show and convert other friends into fans as well. And after the explosive and amazing fifth season that aired last year I can only imagine what Kurt Sutter has in store for us when Season 6 premieres on Tuesday, Sep. 10.

With that, here are the 6 things I’m most excited about this season… Continue reading

Guillermo del Toro will return to horror roots with upcoming ‘Crimson Peak’

Guillermo del Toro (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore)

Guillermo del Toro (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore)

When I heard about Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming haunted house thriller Crimson Peak, I was happy to see he had returned to the horror movie game. Del Toro, a Mexican film director and writer, is best known for Pan’s Labyrinth and both Hellboy movies. Continue reading