Movie Review: ‘Vampire Academy’ is Try Hard, Scooby-Doo Twilight Fan Fiction

Vampire Academy Movie Review

Young adult series adaptations have it rough in a world where we have Harry Potter and Twilight. The level of expectations range from super premium all the way down to toxic sludge. There is little in-between, with no saving grace for those who push out properties just because there’s a large fan base behind the books. And as much as it may have seemed like a good idea, Vampire Academy (written by Richelle Mead) is yet another throwaway YA franchise that fails gloriously in the wake of Beautiful Creatures, The Host, Percy Jackson, and The Immortal Instruments. Continue reading

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Tom Cruise Seeks the Truth in ‘Oblivion’ Movie Trailer (93 Screenshots)

Oblivion Movie Trailer

In less than a week, Tom Cruise will be back in futuristic action when he appears in Oblivion. From the director that brought us Tron: Legacy, Joseph Kosinski has set his sights on presenting audiences his own original sci-fi adventure. Will Kosinski prove he has more of an eye for something original than an established franchise? Watch the full theatrical trailer for Oblivion after the break. Continue reading