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CultureSmash Cast Episode 387: Star Wars The Force Awakens Disected

CultureSmash Cast Episode 387: Star Wars The Force Awakens Disected

February 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This special episode of the show is all Star Wars all the time. We discuss the movie in depth with spoilers aplenty, the box office, and what may become of these characters in future films.

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 386: Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 386: Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2!

February 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

We kick off the show by digging into and reviewing the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 limited collection. We also talk Power Man on Netflix, phone locking in theaters, and how Coppola says Star Wars is a pity!

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Top 10 Movies of 2015: Dwayne’s Picks!

Top 10 Movies of 2015: Dwayne’s Picks!

January 26, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

1 The Hateful Eight Another homerun for Tarantino.  It takes a talented writer to make a group of despicable characters likable, and Tarantino shows his gift for these types of characters in The Hateful Eight. 2 Steve Jobs Director Danny Boyle may have been behind the camera of this gently fictionalized account of Apple’s visionary […]

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Top Ten Movies of 2015: Catherine’s Picks!

Top Ten Movies of 2015: Catherine’s Picks!

January 20, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Another year and another slew of movies. Although, this year, more than others, I wish that we could make a worst movie list of 2015. I’m looking at you The Last Five Years, which was the biggest film let down for me since The Matrix sequels. BUT I digress… here are my picks for the […]

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Top Ten Movies of 2015:  Nathan’s Picks!

Top Ten Movies of 2015: Nathan’s Picks!

January 20, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

“The best films through the eyes of the jet setter!” It’s that time of year again, the announcement of the contributors top ten movies of 2015. Our seasonal film ball games were epic and showcased many of the films that turned the box office into the Hunger Games. No joke… records were constantly challenged and […]

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Top Ten Movies of 2015: Niko’s Picks!

Top Ten Movies of 2015: Niko’s Picks!

January 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

10) Jurassic World Directed by Colin Trevorrow Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio The park is back open. We get to return to the raptors and the T-Rexes that we fell in love with over 20 years ago with this reverent next stage in probably Walt Disney’s worst nightmare. While not being able […]

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Zach’s BEST films of 2015…

Zach’s BEST films of 2015…

January 15, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Note: I only count films that were released in theatres (not including on-demand, redbox, Cable ect), and those i saw within the dates of January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015. An introduction: I saw a helleva lotta films this year, how many you ask? 101. In the theatre. So when it came to making […]

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Zach’s WORST films of 2015..

Zach’s WORST films of 2015..

January 15, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

10. Jupiter Ascending You know, i was a huge fan of the Witchaowski siblings back in 2012 with Cloud Atlas, even though everyone else thought it was a so-so film. I was on-board for anything they wanted to do in the future and got excited to see Jupiter Ascending, only to hear it was being […]

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Movie Review: Nintendo Quest

Movie Review: Nintendo Quest

January 7, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Director: Rob McCallum Starring: Jay Bartlett It would seem that CultureSmash editor Stephen Lackey deemed me the best candidate to review Nintendo Quest which bills itself as “The Most Unofficial and Unauthorized Nintendo Documentary Ever!” Stephen was right to choose me for the job. Not only do I love video game history, I’m also a […]

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Blu-ray Review: The Quay Brothers Collected Short Films

Blu-ray Review: The Quay Brothers Collected Short Films

January 6, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

A short film should be a pleasant escape, a captive storytelling experience that makes its points and leaves you wanting more or completes a personal thought. There is an art to making a short film and it takes a special person or people to accomplish a career making these art forms. Two brothers,The Quay twins, […]

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2nd Thoughts: Star Wars The Force Awakens

2nd Thoughts: Star Wars The Force Awakens

January 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by: JJ Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, adam Driver I’ve seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens twice in the theater now, once in IMAX 3D and again in a standard theater. I love the film very much. JJ Abrams and his team did a lot of great things right. […]

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Film Review: Creed

Film Review: Creed

January 4, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by: Ryan Coogler Starring: Michael b. Jordon, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad Melodrama is a tricky thing to get right. With that said bad melodrama can even be successful in some demographics. As a general rule the melodrama displayed on the Lifetime Channel is pretty poorly executed. That’s judgment on fans of the […]

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Comics Smash 12-23-2015:  A Hellcat for Christmas!!! and More…

Comics Smash 12-23-2015: A Hellcat for Christmas!!! and More…

December 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Fans of the Netflix series Jessica Jones get a treat when Marvel starts a new book with her best friend in PATSY WALKER AKA HELLCAT #1. A new arc begins in Kelly Sue DeConnick’s hit Image title with PRETTY DEADLY #7. And the Rocketeer flies back into comics with IDW’s ROCKETEER […]

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DVD Review: Inside Amy Schumer: Season 3

DVD Review: Inside Amy Schumer: Season 3

December 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Inside Amy Schumer: Season 3 Created by, Written by, and Starring: Amy Schumer Anytime anyone shares a video with me, chances are it’s from one of three places: Saturday Night Live, Key and Peele, or Inside Amy Schumer. This woman is one of the most hilarious human beings on the planet! Sadly, I only got […]

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Film Review: The Hateful Eight The 70mm Roadshow Edition

Film Review: The Hateful Eight The 70mm Roadshow Edition

December 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Written/Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Michael Madsen I believe I was in the minority when I was disappointed to see that Tarantino’s next film after Django Unchained would be another western. I loved Django Unchained but I really wanted to see the prolific writer/director invade […]

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