Ellen Lewis

Should “The Interview” have been pulled?

Should “The Interview” have been pulled?

Christmas day was set to be the release of slacker comedy darlings Seth Rogen and James Franco’s newest collaboration, The Interview. That is, until Sony pulled the film from theaters and cancelled all future press for it.   In the grand tradition of Rogen/Franco comedies, two chill bros who are probably kinda stoned find themselves […]

 Ellen Lewis

Big Hero 6 could be Disney’s most impactful movie yet

Big Hero 6 could be Disney’s most impactful movie yet

Disney’s annual let’s-give-you-somewhere-to-take-nieces-and-nephews-over-Thanksgiving-weekend animated feature Big Hero 6 comes out this weekend. This is the first 100% Disney-helmed adaptation of a Marvel property after it was bought out in late 2009. The story revolves around 14-year-old genius Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter), a robotics expert who is more interested in making a quick buck in underground […]

 Ellen Lewis

Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” cast announced

Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” cast announced

The Weinstein Company has officially announced the cast for Quentin Tarantino’s next project, The Hateful Eight. The film, centering around a group of bounty hunters in Civil War-era Wyoming, will be Tarantino’s follow-up to 2012’s Academy Award-winning Django Unchained. The titular Hateful Eight are: Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson) John “The Hangman” Ruth (Kurt Russel) […]

 Ellen Lewis

Is someone getting the best, the best, the best, “The Best of Me”? Nah.

Is someone getting the best, the best, the best, “The Best of Me”? Nah.

Almost every year, like clockwork, someone releases melodramatic romance based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, usually involving photogenic white people who just stepped out of an Abercrombie & Fitch photo shoot coming back home to an overwhelmingly white part of the rural south, falling in love all over again, and a girl with tears streaming […]

 Ellen Lewis

Twin Peaks to Return on Showtime

Twin Peaks to Return on Showtime

It’s official. A new limited series run of the 90s cult series Twin Peaks will be airing on Showtime in 2016, 25 years after the original series ended its run on ABC. Not many details about the new season have been revealed just yet, but it has been confirmed that all nine episodes will be […]