Posts in category "Movies"

Videos with Gusto: New Avengers trailer hits YouTube

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There’s a new Avengers trailer! Everybody to YouTube quick! It’s the Hulkbuster! Yes, I’m a huge, huge nerd. • Joe Grace is a journalist and writer who lives in the Chicago suburbs. To find out when a new blog is posted, follow Going for Gusto on Facebook. PREVIOUS POST: Videos with Gusto: French bulldog reclaims bed from... Read more »

Videos with Gusto: Jurassic Parks and Recreation

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I am super excited for Jurassic World to come out later this year. Jakob and I will be writing about it in the near future. Until then, enjoy the wonderful mashup of the Jurassic World trailer and Parks and Recreation. • Joe Grace is a journalist and writer who lives in the Chicago suburbs. To find... Read more »

Videos with Gusto: Age of Ultron's Lego teaser trailer

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Jakob Bilinski and I currently are working on our next 2015 movie preview discussing Jurassic World. Our previous discussion was on Avengers: Age of Ultron. Having just discussed it, I was super excited to find the above video on YouTube in which the entire trailer was redone with Legos. Well done, JimA73. Well done. •... Read more »
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Videos with Gusto: BaneCat

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Sometimes (frankly, when I don’t have time to write), I’ll be sharing a video I think others might enjoy. Today’s selection features BaneCat, which I saw for the first time with his Christmas special that was published on YouTube on Dec. 22. If you like the Bane character in The Dark Knight Rises (which I... Read more »

Up for debate: Will Avengers: Age of Ultron live up to hype?

Up for debate: Will Avengers: Age of Ultron live up to hype?
2015 should be an exciting year for movies, and Jakob Bilinski and I will be taking a look at some of the ones that interest us, starting with Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Is it going to live up to the hype? Is it going to be a dud? Hulk smash! JOE GRACE: OK, so... Read more »

Up for debate: Noah and other upcoming 2014 films

Up for debate: Noah and other upcoming 2014 films
Every once in awhile, the writers at Going for Gusto will have an email back-and-forth on a particular subject. This time, we’re discussing the upcoming movies in 2014, including Noah, which was released today. JOE GRACE: OK. Here we go again. Another great email chain debate. This time, we’ll be talking about what movies people... Read more »
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Now on DVD: The Wolf of Wall Street energetic, blisteringly fantastic

Now on DVD: The Wolf of Wall Street energetic, blisteringly fantastic
For the sake of full disclosure, I should admit that I more or less worship the ground that Martin Scorsese walks on. I consider him one of the finest filmmakers both working today, and of all time. The man breathes cinema, pure and simple (seriously: no one can talk so eloquently about the art form,... Read more »

Peanuts coming to movie theaters: 5 other comics that should be turned into films

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Peanuts will be coming to theaters sometime in 2015. You can watch the trailer above. A huge Peanuts fan, I’m of course slightly terrified at the thought of someone translating my favorite comic into a movie and butchering it, but the following excerpt from a Forbes article has calmed me down: One unusual addition to... Read more »

Now on DVD: Blue is the Warmest Color excellent, but not for everyone

I always enjoy seeking out any film that garners a significant reputation. Be it achieving critical acclaim, artistic prestige, infamy, underground cult status or – of course – any sort of controversy. Blue Is The Warmest Color is successfully qualifying in each of those categories. In an unprecedented move, the film was awarded the 2013... Read more »
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Now on DVD: You're Next breathes fresh life into tired subgenre

Now on DVD: You're Next breathes fresh life into tired subgenre
It’s hard to completely separate from at least some bias when I go into certain films. Case in point: You’re Next. I adore horror films (favorite genre, guilty as charged). I particularly enjoy the home invasion thriller subgenre within the horror realm, and I’ve been a longtime fan of the director, Adam Wingard (seriously – track... Read more »