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GHOSTBUSTERS Movie Review: It’s Got Spirit

By CinemaSiren | July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

What do you say about a film that inspired almost a million YouTube users, many of the masculine variety, to give thumbs down? I’m sure scores of women felt like me and it got their dander up.  This weekend director Paul Feig’s gal-fronted reboot of Ghostbusters is releasing across the country and, fingers crossed, will …

NOW BOTH MARVEL & DC REPRESENTED ON SDCC WOMEN ROCKING HOLLYWOOD PANEL!

By CinemaSiren | July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leave it to the women of the world to bring together Marvel and DC in peace and harmony.  As if it wasn’t already an embarrassment of riches to have the director of Women in Film LA Kirsten Schaffer, the director of Twilight Catherine Hardwicke, and respected Indie and TV writer/director Angela Robinson on the inaugural …

LIFE, ANIMATED Film Review: Life Affirming and Full of Love

By CinemaSiren | July 8, 2016

Opening in wide release around the country is the highly anticipated feature documentary based on Pulitzer prize winner Ron Suskind’s book Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism. If you haven’t heard about this bestseller, it recounts the Suskind family’s experience with their younger son Owen’s autism, and their discovery of how to …

The Secret Life of Pets Movie Review: Furry Frenetic Fun

By CinemaSiren | June 28, 2016

This weekend there’s a new toon in town to compete with the juggernaut that is FINDING DORY. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS aims squarely at the animal lover in us all, and hopes to triumph at the box office by tapping into the attachment pet owners feel for their four-legged, furry, and feathered friends.  Is …

FINDING DORY Review: Pixar Dives into New Technology

By CinemaSiren | June 16, 2016

In 2003 FINDING NEMO won Pixar’s first Oscar for best animated feature. A lot has changed in the technology and landscape of the world of animation since then.  Can this week’s highly anticipated release FINDING DORY capture the imaginations of fans old and new, and become its own box office sensation? FINDING NEMO made a …