All articles by Mark Bialczak

More than enough drama for 2 sets of actors in The Best of Me

(Review) Amanda will always have Dawson’s heart, thanks to Nicholas Sparks

Yes, it was time for my first Nicholas Sparks-based movie, even though my dear wife Karen - who had thoroughly enjoyed filling me in about how much she loved The Notebook and exactly why and what I missed out on - decided to take a pass.



DC Comics Hero to Hit the Big Screen

The news is speedy, but ‘The Flash’ won’t arrive until 2018

Word gets out fast.



Downey Jr. and Duvall carry The Judge to tense heights

(Review) A pair of RDs can’t stand each other’s idea of the law

Watching The Judge is a lot like going back to a family dinner after decades spent consciously deciding, again and again, that you can't sit at the same table with a relation who's done you wrong.



Rowling Works on her Pre-Potter Script

There are beasts involved in the wizard’s Hogwarts’ text.

The lid is off the Potter franchise.



Affleck, Pike push and pull in Gone Girl

Who do you hate and who do you love and who do you trust?

Everybody has some sort of fail-safe short list of trust, I'd assume, people you've accumulated over the course of your life will be there for you no matter how dire things may seem, folks you know won't do anything to cause you harm, loved ones who'd never, ever lie to you.



Tetris, Angry Birds coming to the big screen

No, I’m not playing you

Old-school gamer alert.



Denzel Washington’s Perfect Part In The Equalizer

When Denzel goes gonzo, the meek need not even peek

The folks who work with quiet older new guy Robert McCall at the Home Mart store are having fun trying to figure out what he used to be in life before this job of unpacking boxes and stocking shelves and whatever is asked of him.



Vin Diesel shows the world FF7 still with Paul Walker

Remembering Paul Walker

Get the tissues out, fans of the Fast and Furious franchise.



You Might See Your Family in the Altmans

This Is Where I Leave You puts the best and worst together in one week of reflection

Oh, that Judd Altman is a nice guy. Look at him handing out coffee to appreciative co-workers on the way to his desk. See the way he smiles as his boss manipulates his radio talk show on the air, pitching fits and raising the volume, the way good talk show hosts do while producers like Judd watch through the window and then stay the extra few hours to worry about the demographics and strategies and other important stuff while the talent lets him know he's too busy to discuss that right now and rushes off to ...



Even from the cutting room floor, Galaxy fans want to know you

Blue-faced woman gets posted by James Gunn

Here's another benchmark to measure the popularity of a really popular film.