With the support of the brilliant director, Peter Jackson, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" provided great visuals, adventure and most importantly, another set of quirky, brave and loveable characters.
We all know the story - the helicopters flying in the dead of night; the white compound, now nearly as recognizable as the Statue of Liberty to many Americans. Some even remember the date: the early morning of May 2, 2011.
Victor Hugo’s classic novel, “Les Miserables,” has been adapted into musicals, board games and multiple television miniseries, but after two years in production it has finally made its way to the silver screen.
With its colorful special effects creating a feast for the eyes, the recently released cinematic version of Yann Martel’s award-winning novel “Life of Pi” provides satisfactory entertainment but lacks the thought-invoking depth of the book.
“Argo,” Ben Affleck’s cunning historical thriller, is a film that manages to relate past events while maintaining a suspenseful atmosphere. Based on the Canadian Caper Operation during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-1981, the director dramatic visuals and language to create a captivating movie.