Category Archives: Movies

Where have all the movies gone?

KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN As 3D movies elbow their way into theaters across the country, there is less room at the movieplex for other new releases, especially indie flicks….

Dead tide: ‘World War Z’ keeps the zombie genre moving

By GORDON DRITSCHILO CULTURE CORRESPONDENT  “World War Z” Directed by: Marc Forster Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz Rated: PG-13 “World War Z” has very little to do with…

A trek worth taking: Abrams steps up his game in ‘Star trek Into Darkness’

By GORDON DRITSCHILO CULTURE CORRESPONDENT “Star Trek Into Darkness” Rated: PG-13 Directed by: J.J Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoë Saldana, Zachary Quinto Synopsis: After the crew of the…

Iron Man 3 explores the man inside the suit

By KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN “Iron Man 3” Rated: PG-13 Starring: Robery Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle Synopsis: An emotionally-scarred Tony Stark must once…

Inside out: Drive-ins bring the silver screen outside

By KATYE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN The great outdoors. We all love it. But for avid movie, TV and pop culture lovers who also love the summers (especially Vermont summers!), it…

Remembering Roger Ebert

By KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN I have been reading about Roger Ebert’s life since his passing on April 4. It was not until I traveled to the source, his…

Not another chick flick: ‘Bachelorette’ is a raunchy good time

By KATYE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN ‘Bachelorette’ Directed by: Leslye Headland Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Rebel Wilson, Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher Synopsis: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding…

Tina Fey’s new comedy is worth the price of admission

By KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN ‘Admission’ Directed by: Paul Weitz Starring: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Lily Tomlin and Nat Wolff Synopsis: A Princeton admissions officer who is up for…

Behind the camera: ‘Hitchcock’ provides a personal glimpse of a master

By KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN ‘Hitchcock’ Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel Synopsis: A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville…

What to watch?: Three apps to enhance your TV experience

By KATYE ROBARE MUNGER MEDIA MAVEN I searched high and low trying to decide what show or movie to review this week. I know what you’re thinking: “It’s only her…