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 dethroned by JJ Abrams' Star Wars: The Force...

THR Roundtable: The Best Discuss Their Craft

DM Haight   The Hollywood Reporter has collected some of the most influential and artistic directors of our age for a discussion on the craft of film making, the state of the industry, and what it takes to be a director. The Roundtable includes...

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 world of Anime and the world of film in...

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 anticipation won’t leave us hanging. And it...

Wes Craven, Master of Horror, Gone

KineCritical Staff   Earlier this morning it was reported that horror director, Wes Craven, the mind behind The Hills Have Eyes, A Nightmare on Elf Street, and Scream, has passed away from brain cancer at the age of 76. He was among the most...

Dragonball Z: A Fan Short Done Right

Kinecritical Staff   You have to appreciate that on a budget of a couple thousand these guys and gals managed to create a better DBZ adaptation than all of Fox Studios. Pretty impressive. We truly hope they can get this thing off the ground. When the...

Assassin’s Creed in 2016

Kinecritical Staff   After years of speculation and anticipation, the Michael Fassbender lead Assassin's Creed, based on the Ubisoft game of the same name, has been officially greenlit, with an expected release date of December 2016. This is a...

A Closer Examination of Snape

Kinecritical Staff   About a month ago a video from kcawesome13 was uploaded to Youtube. What was uploaded was a closer look at Snape throughout the whole of the Harry Potter film series. kcawesome13 presents a short compilation video that tells...

Oscar Animated Shorts

DM Haight   The Bigger Picture- Daisy Jacobs You gotta love a film that has two brothers dealing with the aging of their mother, who obviously adores one child over the other. Director, Daisy Jacobs, has crafted a short that does portrays the...