Little Miss Sunshine


This Crossroads article will cover another example of a film that used critical acclaim from a festival release to drive a worldwide box office affection; this time for a young pageant princess named Olive. Little Miss Sunshine is a story that follows the Hoover family to a beauty pageant in California. Their R-rated family trip […] Continue Reading


3D Films: A Theater’s Fashion Trend


3D – Some people like it, some people don’t; but personal preferences aside, we should see if 3D is here to stay. 3D, abbreviated for three-dimensional, films are made to enhance the illusion of depth perception. 3D films have existed since 1915, largely regulated to a small niche in the motion picture industry because of […] Continue Reading


Amour


This week we bring another  Oscar darling, Michael Haneke’s Amour. The movie about the ultimate test of love: death. As usual with this column we will highlight  artistic testament as well as commercial performance. This week, Amour is at the Crossroads. Logline: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their […] Continue Reading


Google TV = Opportunity


According to the The WallStreet Journal, Google is trying to enter the TV market by offering an online alternative. Many might see this as a threat to the traditional TV ecosystem. However, this represents an opportunity for advertisers and filmmakers. It can help advertisers target consumers more effectively and increase the demand for TV content […] Continue Reading


Sharknado Takes Media By Storm


So why is everyone in media buzzing about the Syfy original movie Sharknado? It sounds like a terrible movie, and it actually is.  But it’s one of those movies that are so bad it’s good.  It has all the necessary ingredients of a “bad” movie that when done correctly can become an instant inside joke […] Continue Reading