Jesse Ventura welcomes Amber Midthunder to the Predator family

Jesse Ventura welcomes Amber Midthunder to the Predator family

Amber Midthunder in PreyPhoto: Hulu If the buzz on Twitter is to be believed, director Dan Trachtenberg Prey (available now on Hulu) is far bigger than anything currently playing in theaters. The movie is a Predator prequel, set in 1719, which follows a Comanche woman named Naru (Amber Midthunder) who wants to be a hunter … Read more

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button to launch the Netflix app is seen on a remote control in this illustration photo in Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big question of money haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Rebecca Hall’s 7-minute monologue in ‘Resurrection’ is a tour de force

Rebecca Hall’s 7-minute monologue in ‘Resurrection’ is a tour de force

Show, don’t tell. Normally, that’s a cardinal rule in moviemaking, at least for everyone but Aaron Sorkin. The use of copious amounts of dialogue can be seen as a narrative crutch, a missed opportunity for actors to use their bodies to tell the stories on the page. This is what can make monologues so powerful … Read more