Alan Rickman Passes Away

DM Haight   We are deeply saddened to report that Alan Rickman, star of stage and screen, passed away today at the age of 69 from cancer. His works extended far beyond what your average actor can...

Metropolis: 89 Years Later

DM Haight 89 years ago today, director Fritz Lang and his wife, writer Thea von Harbou, were dressed to go to the premier of the most influential science fiction film of all time. On January 10th, 1927, at...

The Glory of Selma

DM Haight   There a few insights into the history of the Civil Rights Movement that can detail exactly how calculated some moves were. In our history classes we get a glazed over, donut-style tidbit...

Avatar Finally Drops Out

DM Haight After 6 years at the top of the food chain, the unstoppable Avatar, James Cameron's 2009 film about the Na'vi and their fight to keep their planet and it's unobtanium intact, has finally been...

75 Years of Miyazaki

DM Haight   We here at KineCritical idolize the great anime film maker, and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki. Today he¬ celebrates his 75th birthday! Miyazaki has had an enormous impact on...

The Force Has Awakened

DM Haight The anticipation leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens could rival any film in history. And when sitting down in a theater past the midnight hour to see a viewing, one can only hope the...