Archive for the ‘David Derks’ Category

Fourscore and Seven Dead Vampires Ago: Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter (Film Review)

Just when you thought it was safe to go to an action movie, an historical figure and mythical creatures are mashed together into an action film that sounds like a fun concept. The premise of the 16th president of the United States leading a secret life of destroying vampires sounds so over-the-top you think you’re […]

A Tale of Two Generations: La Luna (Short Film Review)

Devotees of Pixar’s films know that being in the theater well before the feature starts is a wise idea. This time around, they won’t be disappointed when they’ll be treated to the little animated masterpiece La Luna. For those familiar with Pixar shorts, La Luna was nominated for an Oscar in the animated shorts category […]

Behold, the Future: “Bottom of the Ninth” Animated Graphic Novel

With the age of information in full swing, electronic devices have given filmmakers new opportunities for getting their voices heard. The shift in how we, the public, get our content has created new opportunities for delivery of compelling stories. As a film geek and comic book junkie, I’m interested in how new stories are being […]

Batman: The Web Series

If you search carefully, you can find hidden gems on the Internet. If you know where to look, discovering great content is as simple as the click of a mouse. Whether it’s reruns of your favorite shows, home videos or original storytelling, there’s a plethora of material waiting to be discovered. In my quest for […]

Alien Resurrection…Well, Sort of: Prometheus (Film Review)

Editor’s note: Please be aware that this review may contain spoilers. In our fifth trip to the Alien franchise, director Ridley Scott takes us to the same universe where Ripley and the crew of the Nostromo encountered the original Xenomorph. In the same vein as 2001: A Space Odyssey, we’re brought on a journey that takes […]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (Film Review)

Although the third installment of the crew from the New York Zoo had three directors, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is an entertaining comedy that delivers enough laughs and sight gags in a cohesive film that will leave families feeling satisfied. Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippopotamus set […]

Great Stories Come in Small Packages

Great film making can be recognized when a film doesn’t have dialogue but captivates you. Element X Creative, a company that designs and creates stories through animation, visual effects, motion design, and creative editorial produced a short film for the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) that did just that. What they came up with […]

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