Tag: Kathy Bates

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Titanic’ in Dolby Cinema spruces up one of the finest films of all time

| December 5, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Titanic’ in Dolby Cinema spruces up one of the finest films of all time

In anticipation of the film’s 20th anniversary on Dec. 19, Paramount Pictures has re-released the 1997 disaster romance epic “Titanic” into Dolby Vision theaters for one week. Remastered in the highest-quality digital format a film can go into, the film represents a great leap in the film’s picture quality, providing audiences with the utmost clarity […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’

Spoiler Warning for Season 6 of “American Horror Story” “American Horror Story” is a television series that had a remarkable start with the first three seasons (“Murder House,” “Asylum” and “Coven”) being the strongest from a horror/drama storytelling perspective. The fourth and fifth seasons began with interesting themes, but absolutely failed to deliver gripping narratives, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Boss’ is a harmless giggle fest

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Boss’ is a harmless giggle fest

While generally admired, Melissa McCarthy has had a crazy track record of films since her Oscar-nominated debut in 2011’s “Bridesmaids.” Her first follow up, “Identity Thief,” was a disappointment to those expecting anything close to as funny as “Bridesmaids,” but made up for it with “The Heat,” only to slander almost all progress she had […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Be Our Guest’

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Be Our Guest’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s SEASON FINALE of “American Horror Story: Hotel” Vampires, ghosts, serial-killers and demons are just some of the insane and disturbing residents of this season of “American Horror Story.” After several uneven episodes, the season finally began to pick up near the end. The finale had many things going for it; […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Battle Royale’

| January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Battle Royale’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” The hallways of the Hotel Cortez become a graveyard as this season of “American Horror Story” nears its end. The various storylines begin to collide leaving numerous characters dead and left to haunt the premises. “Battle Royale” is a definite high mark of the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘She Gets Revenge’

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘She Gets Revenge’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” After nine incredibly inconsistent episodes, “She Gets Revenge” satisfies on every level and delivers the best episode of the season. Rather than focusing on backstory for individual characters, this episode blends the ensemble cast and gives each character their moment to shine. The opening […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘She Wants Revenge’

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘She Wants Revenge’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” Following last week’s dull and uneventful episode, “American Horror Story” finally begins to tie up loose ends and bring the major storylines together. The more interesting characters take the center stage and help to deliver one of the season’s best episodes. Much of the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘The Ten Commandments Killer’

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘The Ten Commandments Killer’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” After the season high last episode, “American Horror Story” disappoints this week with an episode filled with predictable and confusing flashbacks. This season has struggled with maintaining interest in specific story arcs and characters. This episode definitely answers some of the major questions, but […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Flicker’

| November 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Flicker’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” Mysteries are unraveled and questions are answered in the latest episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel.” The story finally becomes clearer while the creepy factor skyrockets. “Flicker” is by far the best episode of the season thus far and sets the stage for a […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Devil’s Night’

| November 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Devil’s Night’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” Confusion is at an all-time high in the fourth episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” as the show struggles to balance time between the various characters and explain what exactly is going on inside the Hotel Cortez. Much of the confusion lies in the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Room 33’

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Room 33’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” The Hotel Cortez claims several more victims as the story struggles to maintain balance. While bringing the horror in full force, several characters are seemingly ignored. Characters such as The Countess and Liz Taylor absolutely stole the episode with their mystique and emotional drive. […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Room Service’

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Room Service’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” The blood keeps flowing on the latest episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel.” The episode was not without its problems, however many of the more interesting storylines became the central focus. Some of the major questions that viewers had were finally answered, mostly in […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Mommy’

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Mommy’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” Three episodes in, “American Horror Story: Hotel” finally begins to form a story and develop its characters while maintaining a spooky and frightening tone. Just as I was beginning to lose hope in this season, “Mommy” picked everything back up and delivered the best […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Chutes and Ladders’

| October 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ – ‘Chutes and Ladders’

Spoiler Warning for this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” With another episode of “American Horror Story: Hotel” comes more confusion due to the minimal explanation of the plot. The unique characters of this season began to receive some much needed character development this episode, however, their connection to the overall story is still […]

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