The Hunger Games: Book to Movie Translation

I was watching a Neil deGrasse Tyson interview the other day and he was asked, as an astrophysicist, if anything bothers him about fictional science in sci-fi movies. Part of his answer was off topic, it was that he DESPISES people who go to a movie and then continually talk about the book being better. Honestly, the only way […]

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Trailers In The Bagg – April 11th

Looper (Teaser Countdown) If you haven’t heard about this one get ready because it’s about to become a top priority in your movie going future.  Director Rian Johnson, the man behind Brick and The Brothers Bloom, is about to introduce Looper.  The sci-fi thriller follows a young anti-hero, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, working as a hit […]

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Trailers In The Bagg – April 4th

Total Recall (Trailer 1) Due to my harsh treatment of the teaser, I felt I needed to feature this one front and center.  Plus, now that I have lots of footage with plot point examples, I can actually talk specifics.  At first glance, director Len Wiseman’s Total Recall is a mix between The Fifth Element and […]

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The Hunger Games Review

The Hunger Games, the new blockbuster directed by Gary Ross, is a surprising big budget picture that, unlike most popcorn films today, has a point to it other than making money.  That’s not to say the filmmakers, producers and studios are not interested in the bottom line; there is the obvious built-in audience from the […]

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