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What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for March 2019

Amazon Prime is the only streaming service with a cost that also gets you free shipping, and that my friends is a deal. They’re in the Original programming game, but their biggest offering remains the ton of films available to watch anytime for Prime members. The complete list of titles hitting Amazon Prime this month […]

‘Columbus’ and the Art of Telling a Fascinatingly Beautiful Story

There are a lot of indie dramas in which not a whole lot happens. Some of them are fascinating to watch. Many others are not. To be clear, while I consider myself a lover of movies I must admit the merits of genuinely slow cinema are more often than not lost on me. I have […]

Meet the Skrulls: The Much Anticipated New Enemy in ‘Captain Marvel’

In this series… Captain Marvel’s powers explained, for those who need a little refresher. Our Captain Marvel review, from chief critic Rob Hunter. A shot-by-shot breakdown of the Captain Marvel trailer, courtesy of the One Perfect Shot team. Read the story of Captain Marvel and The Avengers through the years. An explanation of everything you […]

Everything You Need to Know About Captain Marvel’s Cat

In this series… Captain Marvel’s powers explained, for those who need a little refresher. Our Captain Marvel review, from chief critic Rob Hunter. A shot-by-shot breakdown of the Captain Marvel trailer, courtesy of the One Perfect Shot team. Read the story of Captain Marvel and The Avengers through the years. Meet the Skrulls, a race […]

The Other Side of Orson Welles

Citizen Kane. Touch of Evil. The Trial. Chimes At Midnight. I could go on. These are just a few examples of the masterworks that contributed to writer, actor, and director Orson Welles’ immortal legacy. You know all about his movies, though. What you may not be so familiar with is the legendary filmmaker’s most underappreciated […]

Drop Everything and See ‘Apollo 11’ in IMAX

Space. From Stanley Kubrick to Alfonso Cuaron, many filmmakers have tried to capture its atmosphere, but director Todd Douglas Miller dug through archives dating back to the iconic day of July 16, 1969, to truly make us witness it firsthand with his latest doc Apollo 11, a cinematic experience, unlike anything you’ve seen before. The […]

The Story of Captain Marvel and The Avengers

In this series… Captain Marvel’s powers explained, for those who need a little refresher. Our Captain Marvel review, from chief critic Rob Hunter. A shot-by-shot breakdown of the Captain Marvel trailer, courtesy of the One Perfect Shot team. It’s only taken 21 movies for a woman to spearhead a Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster, but better […]

‘Midsommar’ Trailer Breakdown: Let the Festivities Begin

Do you folks remember the band Polyphonic Spree? They were quite popular back in the early 2000s and had too many members to count. You might have seen them in an episode of Scrubs. Anyway, their shtick involved dressing up in white robes and singing really upbeat, catchy, sun-filled pop songs that put smiles on […]

Captain Marvel’s Powers Explained

Captain Marvel is what I refer to as a “brand-name superhero.” The character’s origin can be traced all the way back to when Shazam’s original name trademark expired at DC Comics back in the 1960s and Stan Lee swiped it for Marvel, for obvious reasons. As such, when it comes to Captain Marvel, the name […]

6 Filmmaking Tips from Adam McKay

In the late 1990s, Adam McKay made a name for himself as a writer for Saturday Night Live and got a start behind the camera directing shorts for the show. After leaving SNL, McKay teamed up with good friend Will Ferrell and made some of the most successful comedies of the 2000s, including Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and Step Brothers. […]