Last fall, acclaimed suspense-master Steven James introduced a new character to fans already acquainted with his Patrick Bowers series of crime thrillers.
- August 29, 2013 |
Similar to losing a job, The Digital Age is likely to look back at the demise of David Crowder*Band and soon enough see the beginning of good things that wouldn’t have otherwise happened.
It’s every woman’s nightmare . . . all alone on a dark highway in the middle of nowhere in a car that’s only one sputter away from total breakdown.
With such a title, the bar is immediately set too high for what’s a fairly conventional good vs. evil battle with spectacular visuals.
When I heard the CW was producing a reality show based on Suzanne Collins' bestselling novel The Hunger Games, I couldn't help but roll my eyes.
It’s curious to think that just beyond the perfectly manicured lawns of the country’s most prestigious Ivy League schools, lies a thriving homeless community who calls Harvard Square home.
Not bad, but not awesome, and definitely below Disney standards for quality. It's cute, funny, sweet, and forgettable.
New mom and Superchick front woman Tricia Baumhardt surfaces with a shining new solo project that reads like a collection of letters to young girls.
Director Jeff Nichols effectively blends genres, numerous subplots and character dynamics – and does so with emotional weight and power.
So poorly executed that it's safe to say all comparisons between Percy Jackson and Harry Potter will come to a screeching halt.
Truth be told, I haven’t been a middle-schooler in a long, long time, but that hasn’t hampered my enjoyment of L.L. Samson’s “The Enchanted Attic” series in the least.
- August 01, 2013 |
Lots of fighting and explosions punctuated by moderately clever dialogue. "Pretty much exactly what I want," my male friend told me.
- August 01, 2013 |
Flawed, but it only takes one special element to set a film apart. Here, it's a loony performance from the great Jeff Bridges.
Steven James writes the kind of stories that could be used to teach a course on suspense writing.
After the whirlwind success of stripped-down tracks including “My Savior My God” and “Give It All Away,” it’s not surprising that Shust wanted to experiment with a few new timbres.
Few fledgling bands leave the nest with as much support and guidance as Nashville rock foursome We as Human.
If this sci-fi/romance mash-up is representative of the current state of either genre, those genres are in big trouble.
An impossibly cute but decidedly conventional story about striving for the seemingly impossible dream.
A film so poorly plotted that it makes anything featuring Perry’s obnoxious Madea seem downright genius in comparison.
- July 11, 2013 |