If I Directed Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Rarely is a blockbuster film targeted at an older audience. When the budget of a film nears the $200 million mark, it's important for the studio to recoup as much money as possible. So it is understandable if a movie shoots for the least common denominator and will often do…

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If I Directed Edge of Tomorrow

Seldom do I walk into a theatre without knowing much about a movie and then walk out thinking, "Wow that was absolutely brilliant!" I think the reason is often so many movies that are heavily marketed rarely come out as good as the hype. The only thing that lives up…

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If I Directed Maleficent

When I saw the initial promo poster for Maleficent featuring a fully costumed Angelina Jolie, I thought that Disney would have a sure fire hit. It is quite unexpected that the film now sits at a 51% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is decidely mixed. Longtime visual effects designer Robert Stromberg…

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