The advancement of computer generated graphics over the last couple decades has allowed for science fiction movies to progress from campy costumes and painted sets to dazzling worlds of incomprehensible magnitude.
On Oct. 17, California based violinist, Lindsey Stirling, brought her talents to Detroit’s Fox Theater. The beautiful venue was sold out. The thirty year old started out on her toy violin at age four, and has since been classically trained.
While many Americans were celebrating Halloween this Oct. 31, I was reviewing “13TH,” which is not another slasher horror film, but a film now available on Netflix that examines the real life horror for those trapped in the American prison system.
For a very long time, Harry Potter was a symbol of a generation. Everyone you knew had read the books, and even if they hadn’t, they saw the movies. Still, it’s hard to come across anyone who doesn’t know the name of The Boy Who Lived.
A wonderful part of independent filmmaking has always been its willingness to tell stimulating human stories without sacrificing artistic integrity. Large budget film-making has often pandered to an idea of what it thinks an audience wants.