Category Archives: JJ Abrams

Spy-Fi, Oh My – Alias’ Kick-Ass Sydney Bristow

In honour of the trailer for the awesome Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, here’s a Carla Darko tribute to producer J.J. Abrams’ TV super agent, Sydney Bristow of Alias, played with gusto by Jennifer Garner. While it’s great to see so many tough and resourceful women in the Mission: Impossible series, precious few get to headline […]

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DIGITAL REVIEW: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

As we know from all kinds of art, themes and images resonate through time like reflections, and this is especially true when it comes to Star Wars. The idealism, the psychology, the conflicts internal and external, these are things that George Lucas played with like they were prisms and mirrors, giving a greater sense of depth and iconography to what on the surface was a simple fantasy story. J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens (Released April 11th on digital, April 18th on Blu-ray) follows this as did the three prequel chapters, albeit with an actual sense of emotional connection this time.Episodes…

DIGITAL REVIEW: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

10 Cloverfield Lane

First time director Dan Trachtenberg has been handed the task of following up the 2008 monster film Cloverfield with a sequel that doesn’t really feel like a sequel, and comes across more as the cousin you never knew you had. Of course, unexpected sequels pop up all the time, especially in this day and age […]

10 Cloverfield Lane