Movie Review: Ben-Hur

There is a peculiar shot before the sea battle in Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-Hur.  The eponymous character is shackled, badly bruised and covered in mud, the effects of poor living conditions on the Roma…

Reboots: Nostalgia 2.0?

For movie watchers of all ages, there comes a time when we as the audience begin to see the “circle of movie making.” This circle is known to some as the point when original ideas run out temporarily …