Movie review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (spoiler free!) – The ESO Broadcast Network

By Ashley Pauls/Box Office Buzz The destruction of the first Death Star was the beginning of the end for the Empire. Not only was it a huge tactical setback, it was also a major morale booster for the Rebellion. Without that key moment, the Death Star would have kept terrorizing and destroying worlds, and the … Continue reading

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TV review: ‘Luke Cage’ another win for the Marvel/Netflix partnership – The ESO Broadcast Network

By Ashley Pauls/Box Office Buzz Luke Cage didn’t set out to be a hero. After being framed for a crime he didn’t commit, he’s sent to prison, where he becomes a part of an experiment that gives him super strength and bulletproof skin. He tries to build a quiet life for himself in Harlem, working … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ a beautifully animated, charming film for all ages – The ESO Network

By Ashley Pauls Box Office Buzz Mid to late August is sometimes seen as a dumping ground for movies Hollywood doesn’t have a lot of confidence in. Either the quality is mediocre or the studio fears it will become a flop. These movies just can’t compete with the big-ticket summer blockbusters. However, every once in … Continue reading

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Blockbusters, bad buzz, and box office bombs: Summer 2016 in review – The ESO Network

By Ashley Pauls Box Office Buzz Well, that was…interesting. I was trying to come up with a sentence to summarize my thoughts on the 2016 summer blockbuster season, and that’s what I ended up with. As a whole, this summer seemed to have a larger number of misfires than normal, and quite a few major … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Suicide Squad’ has entertaining moments, but doesn’t live up to its full potential – The ESO Network

By Ashley Pauls Box Office Buzz Although “Captain America: Civil War” and “Star Trek: Beyond” were always the films I was most looking forward to this summer, “Suicide Squad” was my dark horse pick for biggest surprise hit. It had a “Guardians of the Galaxy” vibe: it looked risky, funny, and creative — and in … Continue reading

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