In case you’ve not been online in the last month, “Game of Thrones” airs next week. Season 5 brings us many changes – here’s what to expect. (SEASON FOUR SPOILERS AHEAD. If you’re not caught up, you should maybe do that.)
There is a popular argument that the best films come out in summer time. Kids are out of school, and families have money to spend. The lull between the Christmas movie explosion and the arrival of summer is sometimes droll.
The last few years have brought us gorgeous pieces of animation, though as usual, they haven’t been recognized as such. Many believe animated films are solely for the consumption of children; this simply isn’t true. The stories and themes that are explored in animation are just as poignant, if not more so, than live action films.
There have been countless versions of the tale of Cinderella. Just like Sherlock Holmes, there are alternate universes and stories where the Cinderella Story – rags to riches, torment to happiness – takes place. But Disney’s path to reinventing their own classic princess film has been leaving some red flags.
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has officially begun filming in Australia. Before you groan over the extension of another series, read up on the synopsis. This is not a Captain Jack Sparrow solo film like “On Stranger Tides.” This film gets back to where “At World’s End” left us – and we may see some beloved characters once more.
All men must die. It is known.
For many, February is traditionally “catch-up-on-Oscar-nominated-movies” month. Whatever films you missed will have an extended theatrical release after scoring their coveted Academy Award nomination. But the top flicks in this year’s nomination list have exhibited peak levels of problematic storylines, something you should consider when brushing up on the nominees before the big day on Feb. 22.
Quvenzhané is 11 years old. She was nominated for her Best Actress Oscar for a role she played when she was 5.