Movie review: Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ – The ESO Network

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz As a concept, “the future” is both fascinating and frightening. It’s the ultimate unknown, left open to our speculation. Are we headed towards an exciting explosion of technology, the sort of world depicted in “Star Trek” where people head out to explore strange new worlds and travel at faster … Continue reading

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Movie review: Avengers re-assemble for ‘Age of Ultron’ – The ESO Network

Sometimes the worst enemies are the ones we create ourselves. That’s the difficult lesson the Avengers learn in “Age of Ultron,” as the team of superheroes face a genocidal artificial intelligence named “Ultron”… who was created by Tony Stark/Iron Man. Ultron was meant to protect the Avengers and the world from danger, but he quite … Continue reading

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Truth or dare: Marvel and Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ off to a promising start – The ESO Network

The first few minutes of the pilot episode of a new TV series are always critical. In a short amount of time, you have to successfully introduce the main character, set the tone for the series, provide background information so the audience knows what is going on but also leave enough mystery so they’re intrigued … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Cinderella’ a charming, old-fashioned fairy tale – Earth Station One

By Ashley Bergner/Box Office Buzz In recent years, Hollywood has become quite adept at transforming well-known fairy tales into something creative and unexpected. “Snow White and the Huntsmen” brought a sense of gothic grit to a famous children’s story. “Maleficent” turned a seemingly irredeemable Disney villain into a more sympathetic figure (and switched up the … Continue reading

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To boldly go: In memory of Leonard Nimoy

By Ashley Bergner/Box Office Buzz I stayed home from work sick today, and was just lounging in bed and resting when I got a text from my dad — and fellow “Star Trek” fan — to let me know that actor Leonard Nimoy had passed away today. I had heard that Nimoy was ill, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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