‘Life’ is a Down to Earth, Gripping Horror Story

Courtesy of Sony Pictures In the Life trailer, shots of an alien terrorizing a space crew inevitably draw your mind to Ridley Scott’s 1979 horror masterpiece, Alien. But in Life’s desire to reach that level of mastery, it stumbles over its predictable plot and sometimes lackluster dialogue. The film does have its strengths; though it [...]

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‘T2 Trainspotting’ Cast Talk Revisiting Characters, Finding Purpose After 20 Years

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Twenty years ago, Trainspotting captured audiences with a portrait of drugs and depravity in Edinburgh, Scotland, that was both brutal and intensely visceral. The film follows four maladjusted adolescents as they throw moderation to the wind and dive headfirst into drugs, sex and even toilet bowls. T2 Trainspotting reunites the men, [...]

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Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Training, Novelty for ‘Life’

Courtesy of Skydance Media For centuries, the human race has looked to the stars, questioning whether or not we are truly alone. But an encounter with the first piece of evidence of life on Mars that initially appears innocuous soon turns into a battle for the future of humanity as the crew finds themselves in [...]

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Troye Sivan and Dua Lipa end ‘Suburbia’ Tour on a High Note

Courtesy of Wikimedia Amid his closing concert at The Tabernacle, Troye Sivan asked the audience if it wanted him to do something special to mark the occasion. A chorus of requests ensued and “rap” won the vote. Sivan played coy at first, but when the drum beat started he broke into an explosive cover of [...]

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‘Sense8’ Connects Science Fiction, Human Experience

Courtesy of Netflix With original hits like “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” Netflix has proved itself capable of producing quality storytelling. “Sense8,” an ambitious series created by siblings Lana and Andy Wachowski (the minds behind “The Matrix”) and writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski (“Thor”), is undoubtedly the latest show to [...]

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