Spoiler Room – Fantastic Planet (1973)

On March 22, I participated in podcast for Fantastic Planet, directed by Rene Laloux.  The story is about a distant future where humans are taken by an alien species called the Draags and treated like pets or pests. Listen as we explore the life of Terr and look at all the things that make this bizarre [...]

Spoiler Room – Shrek The Third (2007)

The Spoiler Room Podcast is running a special series of podcasts this year, called "Third Time's A Charm", looking at the third movie in a film series.  I recently took part in their discussion on Dreamworks' Shrek the Third (2007) to explore its messages of fatherhood and fitting in. Check out the podcast at http://www.specialmarkproductions.com/shrekthird.html. And don't [...]

The Spoiler Room discusses Jurassic World

I joined my friends at the Spoiler Room to discuss the recent movie Jurassic World.  Our discussion was informative, passionate, and diverse.  Please enjoy the podcast. You can find our discussion on Jurassic World at Special Mark Productions. The Spoiler Room Podcast is part of Special Mark Productions, which can be found at Special Mark Productions and [...]

After (2012)

After is an easily overlooked independent film directed by Ryan Smith about two strangers who survive a bus accident that find themselves the only inhabitants of their hometown.  This fantasy, suspense film is like a Twilight Zone inspired boy meets girl story. Many viewers will be turned off by its slow build-up and predictable premise.  [...]

Seventh Son (2015)

This movie is based on the first book in Joseph Delaney’s “The Wardstone Chronicles” (“The Last Apprentice” in the US).  Anyone hoping for an accurate retelling of “The Spook’s Apprentice” will be greatly disappointed, however, as the film deviates greatly from its source.  It does offer a decent fantasy with interesting transformations scenes, a few [...]