As 2012 drew to a close, people were talking (as usual) about the trends of the year's films and TV shows. The word "reboot" was oft mentioned -- wrongly, most of the time.
In short, the expected mega-blockbusters were indeed mostly mega-blockbusters, the expected middle-of-the-road hits were just that, while the films pegged most likely to flop or at least financially disappoint did just that.
Though I have been working abroad for more than twenty years, I am renewed on every trip and never eager to leave.
Our arrival in Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port-au-Prince was a happy moment for me. Showing off Haiti to my sons begins.
With many Washingtonians headed to the movies to cool off from this summer's oppressive heat, I thought I would share some movie recommendations that provide a wide variety of valuable leadership lessons and approaches.
I have every confidence in the The Avengers' ability to save the world. But working a brunch service? I'm not holding my breath.
Since opening on July 3, The Amazing Spider-Man has set a few box office records. It also set a few new records in relation to the amount of lingeri...
Sony has decided to punch the reboot button for what is actually the fourth installment of the franchise (but should we start counting from one again?).
After three films about Spider-Man guided by Sam Raimi, Webb takes over and takes off. The director of (500) Days of Summer uses all the visual and digital tools at his disposal, just as Raimi did -- except the tools are slicker, glossier, more digitally seamless than those long ago days of 2002.
Why would Sony, which owns the rights to the Spider-Man character, feel that it was a good time to reboot the series with The Amazing Spider-Man? As you probably guessed, it has something to do with money.
The effects work here is the best in the entire run, with the seamless blending of CGI and practical as Spidey swings through New York blurring the line between the real and the illusory.
Now that Spiderman is back in Hollywood, let's take a trip down memory lane at all of his amazing, spectacular forays into pop culture.
Webb is best known for the L.A.-young-guy-romantic-angst manifesto (500) Days of Summer, and while he brings to The Amazing Spider-Man all the superhero sensation of the popular webslinger, there's also a tone a few shades truer to the life most people generally inhabit.
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Like the 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street remake, it ultimately fails both as a film and as a fleshed-out re-imagining of a known property, rendering it irrelevant in the cinematic pantheon.
The power of Spider-Man's webs is, in my mind, the best metaphor for outreach to those on the brink of disaster and death.