Go behind the scenes with film critic Kevin Lee to see a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” I love the way he incorporated the amateur videos made by fans as the big-budget studio film was […]
I’m a big fan of North Dakota native Josh Duhamel, a gifted actor who always creates a real character even when the script does not give him much to work with. Celebrate his birthday today with a look at Win […]
In honor of this week’s “Real Steel,” here are 10 movie robots worth watching. The term “robot,” by the way, was invented by playwright Karl Capek in his 1920 play, “R.U.R.” 1. Transformers The first in the series was a […]
And swords, kung fu, guns, blasters, aliens, and He-who-must-not-be-named.
I feel like Goldilocks. It’s not as good as the first one, but it’s not as awful as the second one. So, if that doesn’t make it just right, at least it makes it better than the second one and […]
Oh, dear. #TransformerFail I truly loved the first Transformers movie. It was everything you need in a big summer explosion movie, with stupendous special effects, shot through with heart-thumping adrenaline, with just enough character and storyline to allow us to […]
Gift ideas for the whole family: For the preschooler-2nd grader Scholastic’s Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics is my very favorite DVD series ever for 3-8 year olds, with the very best in children’s books. The visuals, narration, and musical accompaniment […]