Kung Fu Masters!: Ong Bak

DM Haight The genre of Kung Fu is a different one from all others. It is a physical genre, one that takes years, if not decades to even create. What most people don't understand is that Martial Arts films...

“The Grey”: An Atheistic Approach

DM Haight It is perhaps one of the most atheistic films made for general audiences. It's a story about a man on the edge of the world, keeping people safe from wolves, but it's so much deeper than what...

The Not So “Great and Powerful Oz”

DM Haight When we got to the theaters we want to be awed by what we see on that big silver screen. We want to be taken away from the occasionally dismal, boring, stressful lives we all live day in and day...

The A-List: Butter

Steve Bullin The inherent struggle of satire is an effect keyed as Poe's law. Satire: the attempt to embody or¬ represent¬ an extreme or¬ controversial¬ belief, lifestyle, or interest with a sense of irony or...

Film Noir: Double Indemnity

DM Haight For those unfamiliar with Film Noir, it's a weird genre that's not really considered a traditional genre. It's an inbetween, a genre between the conventional dimensions of film. It's applicable to...

On Translating the Book to Screen

Emily Harring It’s one of the most stressful phrases a book lover will ever hear: book-to-movie adaptations. Cringe-worthy and panic inducing, book-to-movie adaptations rarely please every reader. As...

Not So Bad on “21 Jump Street”

DM Haight Hipsters are quickly becoming over-bearing to the normalized world. The eat vegan meals, but they love bacon; they talk about world issues, but only if you haven't heard of them; they dress...