April Fool’s Week 2015: Tony Lazlo Takes Down Two Versions of Romeo & Juliet and Two Versions of Henry VWritten by Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer
To close out April Fool's Week 2015, CC2K's Tony Lazlo does some makeup homework, covering two versions of Romeo & Juliet, two versions of Henry V, all while finding time to revisit Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet and Julie Taymor's Titus. Enjoy!
It's been a while since I've sat behind the keyboard and penned something for CC2K. If I had to write anything for my brief triumphant return, I'm glad it's an April Fool's piece! I've reviewed my fair share of terrible dreck for CC2K's infamous April Fool's week, from the lyrical ear-stabbing that is the music of Poison, to the death by jellybeans plot point of Three Ninjas. However, I was shocked and dismayed when I received my April Fool's piece this year. I mean, this is my triumphant return, shouldn't I get something better than...better than....a movie I like!
April Fool's Week 2015: Learning about Love at Last: A Married Man’s Guide to the Movies of Nicholas SparksWritten by Rob Van Winkle, CC2K Staff Writer
CC2K Co-Founder Rob Van Winkle makes a triumphant return for April Fools Week. His assignment: Three titles from schmaltzmeister Nicholas Sparks.
I’m not afraid to admit that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles occupied a special place in my childhood. My brother was the Ninja Turtle aficionado, but I liked them more than I wanted to admit. I watched the cartoon every Saturday morning, and we rented the first two movies so much that the local video store finally took pity on us and let my parents buy them at a discounted rate.
CC2K Film Editor Jill Blake on a collection of films from the beloved, underrated French director/actor Pierre Etaix.
With the Academy Awards taking place this Sunday, February 22, here's CC2K Film Editor Jill Blake with her review of an essential book on the history of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the coveted Oscar award.