The Newsroom, er, Courtroom – The Trial of the Chicago 7

If you're a fan (or detractor) of the works of Aaron Sorkin, you know he keeps to some pretty well-established patterns. Call them trademarks or tropes depending on how much you like them. But throughout his career, both as a writer and director, you can always see his earmarks. His scripts are often witty, dialogue-heavy, … Continue reading The Newsroom, er, Courtroom – The Trial of the Chicago 7

Future Gamers Go on a Cinematic Speed Run – Ready Player One

Okay, right off the bat I feel I have to give away a major spoiler for Steven Spielberg's latest film,¬†Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline's best-selling novel (Cline also co-wrote the screenplay). Don't worry, I'm not telling you how it ends, just how it¬†doesn't end. You see, it's a sci-fi film from Spielberg, but … Continue reading Future Gamers Go on a Cinematic Speed Run – Ready Player One