Summing Up The 92nd Academy Awards

The 92nd Academy Awards came to close and had plenty of obvious notes, self-aggrandizing speeches, some surprises, but it was largely hostless. I gave my predictions on the Oscars on who would win for Best Animated Film Feature, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture on StudioJake. I am man enough to admit…

Top 10 Best Animated Films Of The Decade (2010s)

The 2010s saw amazing leaps forward when it came to animated films. Several movie studios stepped up their game over the decade to produce some high-quality content. Now, there were some mediocre features, but for the most part, we got some amazing films that were mind-blowing. For the 2010s, Top 10 Best Animated Films Of…

LA Comic Con 2019

Yes, it is time. LA Comic Con brought all kinds of exhibits, panels, displays, and kiosks from all things nerd. Films, television, comic books, anime, fantasy, science fiction, art, manga, and so much more were available at this event. Day one was a low key fun day. While there were no panels, I got to…

The X-Men Belong On TV, Not The Big Screen

‘Hot New Hip Hop’ has an article with a rumor that Marvel Studios is developing a ‘Wolverine VS. Hulk’ film that will introduce Logan into the Marvel Cinematic Universe which could potentially lead to the X-Men being brought into the franchise. The story goes that with Sony selfishly plucking Spider-Man from the MCU, the heads…

Favorite Films Of 2018

With my eclectic taste in films, it is often hard to narrow down my absolute favorite movies of the year. That being said, 2018 was a good year for movies and I found myself begging for more, especially in the comic book and science fiction genre. Here is my list of favorite films for the…

10 Movies To Watch On Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is a good day to stand up and salute because we live in the United States of America. We have several branches of the military that produce incredibly brave men and women who stand up and fight for our freedoms. This long weekend, be sure to remember them and say a prayer for…

#FilmFriday – My Favorite Films Of 2017

Movies are a tricky thing. You have viewers who have to look at a film from fifty different layers and try to examine the underlining philosophy of it. Me, I just want to know if it is entertaining or not. After that, I’ll look over the “deeper meaning” or whatever. That being said, this year,…

10 Movies I Hate (That You Probably Like)

Today is my birthday. Yep, I made it another year. I survived the Obama Presidency and the non-election of the most corrupt candidate in recent history, fired Watergate Commission lawyer Hillary Clinton (true story, look it up). Political humor aside, I write a lot about movies. Since it’s my birthday, I thought I’d share some…

StudioJake Interviews Amy Lieu

This past weekend, I had the privilege of interviewing YouTuber Amy Lieu on my web show StudioJake. She is the host of Amy Lieu Presents as well as a freelance journalist covering the Asian community and what affects their lives. It was so great speaking with her. We covered the United Airlines fiasco where they…

Why Do Bad Movies Win Awards?

I am a fan of movies. I will see all kinds of films: drama, science fiction, thriller, action, and whatever else. The only genre I will not watch because I do not enjoy is horror. That being said, I am also a contrarian movie reviewer. I give good movie reviews to films like Furious 7 and…

Movie Review- Doctor Strange

The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues with the standalone film Doctor Strange, directed by Scott Derrickson and produced by Kevin Feige. While most of the films have taken an action and science fiction feel, this movie curves into the world of fantasy. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)  is a famous surgeon who is arrogant and prideful. While he is…

Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films

When we go see a movie, sometimes we cannot help but ask ourselves, “Have I seen this before?” It is true, some movie plots steal from others. However, some movies completely steal, almost becoming a parody or plagiarism of other films. Here are my Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films. Avatar- James Cameron’s…