Archive for March, 2014

Mademoiselle C

Mademoiselle C

| March 11, 2014

I knew literally nothing about this film going into it.  I didn’t know it was a documentary.  I didn’t know it was about Carine Roitfeld.  I didn’t know who Corine Roitfeld was.  Turns out she is a very famous French fashion editor.  After being the editor in chief of Vogue Paris for ten years, she […]

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Big History

Big History

| March 10, 2014

The opening credits of Big History urge us to think of time not as straight line, but as a web, with events separated across billions of years connected in complicated and intricate ways.  Each episode examines a fairly benign object or concept (salt, gold, extreme cold) and shows how that small yet tangible thing has […]

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End of the World

End of the World

| March 10, 2014

I’ve seen a lot of Syfy original movies over the years.  Giant monsters, natural disasters, unnatural disasters, different kinds of unnatural disasters happening all at once, and so on.  End of the World is definitely one of my favorites, which isn’t to say it’s a good movie so to speak.  It’s just one of the […]

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What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

| March 10, 2014

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy recently released the full-length feature film What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music. Directed by award-winning director Ralf Schmerberg and shot at the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy in New York, the film is available worldwide on digital release on redbullmusicacademy.com. What […]

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The Last Day on Mars (2013)

The Last Day on Mars (2013)

| March 10, 2014

What starts out slow, quickly gains momentum in Ruairí Robinson’s film The Last Days on Mars.  A seven man crew is making their final preperations to return back to Earth after the first ever manned mission to Mars.  When two of the crew go out on their own for a private mission of their own, […]

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Legit – Season 1

Legit – Season 1

| March 10, 2014

Legit is very much at home on the FX network.  Fans of their other original programming will quickly spot similarities to shows like Louie and Maron as all three series center on the everyday life of a stand-up comedian.  Here, our comedian is raunchy Australian Jim Jefferies, who I personally had never heard of until […]

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Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

| March 6, 2014

In Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team, join Leap, Lily, Tad, and their friends at the newly opened Letter Factory. There they will learn about adjectives, problem solving skills, comparison words and consonant blends. During this fun and musical tour of the Letter Factory, your child will be introduced to literacy and thinking […]

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Hours

Hours

| March 5, 2014

Paul Walker’s Hours is a chilling story about one father’s struggle to keep his newborn alive amidst the 2005 tragedy of Hurricane Katrina.  Walker’s performance becomes only that much more emotional given his recent tragic passing. In one of his last interviews before his death, Walker told Terri Seymour of Extra, “I think just about […]

Bible Secrets Revealed

Bible Secrets Revealed

| March 5, 2014

The Bible is by far the most popular book of all time.  There are several different versions of the Bible and Lionsgate brings you a History Channel six hour mini-series, Bible Secrets Revealed, to explore the mysteries behind the great book. Some of the questions the episodes address are: “Is the Bible history or myth?” […]

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Wicked Blood

Wicked Blood

| March 5, 2014

Is there an actor with a more world-weary face than Sean Bean?  Although he was once voted the United Kingdom’s second sexiest man (behind Orlando Bloom, of all people) he has the aged features of a man who has seen several lifetimes, no doubt as the result of being killed in nearly every film he’s […]

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