Calista's Cinema Conversations

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Feminist films

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Feminist films

After Brie Larson’s near-perfect performance in “Captain Marvel,” as well as her character’s exciting appearance in the new trailer for “Avengers: Endgame” which released last Thursday, I felt inspired to look into films that feature women in important or leading roles.

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Movies that made actors or directors famous

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Movies that made actors or directors famous

When you think of a famous actor or director do you usually think of the movie they’re most well known for? Do you often respond with “Oh yeah, that actor was great in it,” or “That was that director’s best film,” when someone is talking about a specific film?

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Stephen King movies

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Stephen King movies

Yesterday, as I watched the 2013 remake of “Carrie,” I found the more modern take on the story to be interesting and because“Carrie” was the first Stephen King novel I read, it inspired me to dedicate this week to the best and worst Stephen King movie adaptations.

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Good movies with bad endings

Calista’s Cinema Conversations: Good movies with bad endings

There are so many films that start off promising with a great plot, exciting characters and an encouraging story arc. Then, right at the end, any hope the audience had for the film is snatched away with the director’s less-than-impressive conclusion of the film; leaving audiences disappointed.