Single Malt Movies: Star Trek Into Darkness

So, Star Trek: Into Darkness came out last week, which was a very exciting time for me.  The opening sequence of its time-twisting prequel, Star Trek (2009), gets me a little teary every time I see it.  Watching the premiere in 3D IMAX helped, too.  As a hardcore TOS fan who happened to thoroughly enjoy the first movie,…

Single Malt Movies: The Great Gatsby

The (sort of) much anticipated The Great Gatsby came out last Friday.  This is Baz Luhrmann’s first feature-length film since Australia (2008), so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  Luhrmann’s last three big films — Australia, Moulin Rouge!, and Romeo + Juliet — were all aesthetically pleasing and had some lovely music, so I went on to expect nothing…

Single-Malt Movies: Iron Man 3

Ladies, gentlemen, people who identify as neither of those things, it’s my pleasure to announce that Shelley Kandola’s hiatus has come to an end. Single-Malt movies is back with a vengeance. While you were all out having tea parties and raving about Downton Abbey, she was…well, she was working her ass off at college. But now…