Inside Cinema

[Note: This piece includes spoilers for all six films in the Fast & Furious series – you’ve been warned!]

The Fast & Furious movies are a combination of fast cars, diverse casts and simple plotlines that add up to a guilty pleasure. 

None of the Fast & Furious movies are classic by any stretch but there’s something undeniable about the level of entertainment they provide to the audience.  When the original The Fast and The Furious came out in 2001, not much was expected of it.  The cast was largely unknown and the idea rather simple.  But the movie became a franchise, with some sputtering along the way.

Schindler’s List has become a milestone in more ways than one.

Out March 5 by Universal and on Blu-ray for the first time, Schindler’s List remains an important and potent film bringing to light the atrocities of World War Two.

Recently at the Chandler School in Pasadena, California, I had the opportunity to meet Steven Spielberg, the man who has contributed so much not only in films but also in establishing important support institutions like the Shoah Foundation.

The Men Behind Men in Black 3

December 03, 2012 - 12:01 am   |   By

The wacky world of Men in Black 3 showcases the talents of Rick Baker and the visual effects wizards at Sony Studios.

In a recent exclusive interview, I had the opportunity to meet with Hollywood legend Rick Baker, a special makeup effects artist who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 30.

James Bond: 50 Years of Impact in Cinema

November 09, 2012 - 9:53 am   |   By

Bond. James Bond. For 50 years, the 007 movies have entertained audiences worldwide. Throughout those years, the franchise has always responded to the time period in which the films were released. As those times have changed, so too have the films evolved.

Dee Wallace & E.T.

October 18, 2012 - 5:35 pm   |   By

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial continues to enchant fans of all ages thanks to its solid storytelling about a boy and an alien and the friendship they develop.

Out October 9 by Universal and on Blu-ray for the first time, E.T. has never looked better for home viewing and the disc is filled with special features.

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