Movie review: ‘Iron Man 3’ a fun start to the summer movie season

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz “Big man in a suit of armor — take that off, what are you?” That’s a question Captain America asks Tony Stark/Iron Man during “The Avengers” movie. Of course Stark fires back one of his trademark snarky replies — “Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist” —

Movie review: ‘Oblivion’

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz At first glance, Jack Harper doesn’t seem very different from other average, everyday Americans. Each morning, he wakes up, travels to work, comes home, eats dinner, goes to bed, and then wakes up and does it all over again. Yet there is something that

Movie review: ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ a worthy upgrade

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz I’ll never forget the first time I watched “Jurassic Park.” It’s an intense, harrowing experience — and one that continues to make me jump, no matter how many times I’ve watched it since then. From the moment the characters first land on the ill-fated

Movie review: G.I. Joes return to the big screen with “Retaliation”

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz All film fans have their guilty pleasures: movies we know fall short of cinematic greatness, but for whatever reason, we still love them anyway. Maybe it’s the over-the-top alien invasion movie “Independence Day” with its endless explosions, or maybe it’s “Armageddon,” featuring Bruce Willis

Earth Station One Ep 144 – 2012 In the Geek Seat

The ESO crew takes a look back at the year that was 2012 they only way they know how – by strapping it down to The Geek Seat! Mike, Mike, Bobby and special guests William Faber, Niki Rau-Baker, Josh Wilson, and The Phantom Troublemaker deal the skinny on the highs

TV review: The CW’s “Arrow” off to a promising start

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz Oliver Queen is a very lucky man. He survives a shipwreck and five years of being marooned on a treacherous island. He is miraculously returned to his family and friends, who assumed he was dead and thought they’d never see him again. He’s given

Movie review: Bond is back in ‘Skyfall’

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz Are secret agents like James Bond still relevant, or are they relics of the Cold War era, no longer as necessary in a world controlled by technology, where hackers can access information from anywhere in the world using a computer in their living room?

Movie review: Is the ‘Bourne’ reboot as good as the original?

By Ashley Bergner, Box Office Buzz Although “trust no one” is one of the most common pieces of advice given to characters in spy films, the truth is that the best spies actually aren’t the ones who refuse to trust anyone. Rather, the best spies are the ones who are

Movie review: Is ‘Total Recall’ a worthy reboot?

By Ashley Bergner, Box Office Buzz First, a confession: I have never seen the original 1990 “Total Recall” film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. As a big fan of sci-fi movies, it’s probably one I should have seen by now, but for whatever reason, I’ve just never got around to watching it.

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