Note: No real spoilers contained
As a person of mixed racial descent, I have this to say: Don’t let ignorant race baiting prevent you from going to see The Last Airbender or overshadow your enjoyment of the film. It’s a magical fable of balance and imbalance, harmony and disharmony, action and consequence, power and loss, innocence and character growth. It transcends racial and gender stereotypes, but only if you let it. If you can’t recapture your youth and suspend your disbelief, borrow a kid and see it through new eyes.
Unlike many movie soundtracks, James Newton Howard’s, The Last Airbender soundtrack stands alone.
Just because the guy has scored a few films (well, a few more than 100, and all of M. Night Shyamalan’s films), has a few Oscar nominations (okay, he has eight of them), is classically trained as well as pop & rock n’ roll credentialed…well just because of all of that, doesn’t mean that I would like this soundtrack! Yeah, who does this guy think he is, anyway? Time for a close encounter with a potential audience member:
G.I. Joe, a highly trained elite combat force takes on a well armed and well funded terrorist organization bent on ruling the world. Two soldiers who were transporting a new weapon prototype get caught up in the action. Continue reading
I’ve wanted to see The Host from the first time I saw the trailer. I was finally able to get hold of it recently. Could it really live up to that kind of promise? I was kind of skeptical, because that trailer is awesome. This had to be an example of the ads being better that the movie. Right?
The town of Barrow Alaska goes without sunlight for 30 days every year. This natural phenomena is caused by living inside the arctic circle, a tough and unforgiving place. In an environment that harsh 30 days without sunlight is bad enough, but things are about to get worse.