Are You Ready for Lincoln?

Steven Spielberg is about to give the world another epic true story film with the upcoming Lincoln.  This biographical war drama is not only directed by the famous man but also produced and has an all-star cast for the latest movie about the President who abolished slavery and united the nation. While the film is based on Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, a biography written by Doris Kearns Goodwin, it only … Read more

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Trailer Video Wows Web

Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt treated thousands of viewers on Thursday September 13 in a live Google+ Hangout to a trailer of their upcoming biopic “Lincoln.”  In the trailer, we witness an uncanny Daniel Day Lewis take on the gravitas of one of America’s most iconoclastic presidents.  The snippet reveals what appears to be both a reserved and fiery performance on Lewis’ part.  We see Lincoln neither romanticized on the battlefield or building up enough … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 8: Death March Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Charleston here we come! The 2nd Mass had to throw their roughest Hail Mary to date and scramble to make it to the promise land of Charleston.  Tom (Noah Wyle) took more of a backseat in the action and we got to the Mason kids run quite a bit of the show.  Of course things couldn’t be all hunky dory for the Masons and they had to stick the … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 6: Homecoming Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Looks like we have some trouble in paradise.  Episode 6 opened with the unsettling shots of Captain Weaver (Will Patton) collapsing to the floor as his veins began to bulge in violet canyons across his body.  I really have to give it to the effects and makeup team for the job they did illustrating this alien infection taking over him.  Lo and behold that is not the only violent … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 5: Love and Other Acts of Courage Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Episode 5 chalked up some pleasantly surprising moments.  Ben (Connor Jessup) is really starting to come out of his shell and finding his own way of dealing with the Skitters.  His brother Hal (Drew Roy) naturally continues to look after the camp and dig up the necessary medical supplies for Dr. Glass.  Interestingly enough, each of these life or death missions provide him plenty of time to try and … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 4: Young Bloods Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Who says only adults should have all the Skitter killing fun?    Matt (Maxim Knight), much to the displeasure of his father Tom (Noah Wyle), is up for a bit of Skitter demolition and doesn’t mind acting as live bait.  Meanwhile, Hal (Drew Roy) and Ben (Connor Jessup) conduct their scouting missions and come upon a heavily guarded harness production factory.  What, no line of poor defenseless masses streaming inside?  … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 3: Compass Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Second Mass prepares to endure a harsh winter with the Skitters in this episode of Falling Skies.  Tom (Noah Wyle) still harbors self doubts about his loyalties while Captain Weaver (Will Patton) claps him on the back in support.  It’s quite obvious that Weaver has a real desire to be in a fatherly role again.   While the comradery between Tom and Weaver is admirable, it like many of the … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Premiere Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. The Resistance is still hanging tough heading into the second season of Falling Skies.  In a Hail Mary play Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) steps aboard the Skitter ship as Captain Weaver (Will Patton) looks on in shock and wonder.  Fast forward 3 months after this bold decision, we see the likes of Pope (Colin Cunningham) at the front lines of a squad rallying them on with the war cry … Read more