FINALLY! After a long delay, I finally present my picks for the twenty best films of 2016. Continue reading The Best Films of 2016
Reflections on John Wayne, his art, his persona and his last starring role. Continue reading Looking Back at THE SHOOTIST and the Iconic Stature of John Wayne
Production problems and personal perseverance factor into this review of Parmount’s big budget black sheep. Continue reading MONSTER TRUCKS, or: E.T. with Axle Grease
Let us punish the guilty. Let us reward the innocent. Continue reading The Worst Films of 2016
With JURASSIC WORLD hitting theaters, we look back at the first three films in the JURASSIC PARK franchise. Continue reading THE WHOLE PICTURE: A Walk in the Park
Some films you want to write about and some films you want to talk about. TOMORROWLAND was definitely a film I wanted to talk about. Continue reading TOMORROWLAND and the Struggle Between Hope and Defeat
My history with THE SHINING is rocky, beginning with a traumatic experience and then changing with every repeat viewing. Continue reading THE SHINING, or: The Film That Messed Me Up
Noel Marshall and Tippi Hedren spent a fortune making a film where they put their own family in a house with dozens of dangerous, untrained wild animals. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading ROAR, or: Lions and Tigers and Reckless Endangerment, Oh My!
The Spoiler Room celebrates 25th anniversaries of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES and SPACED INVADERS. Plus, an interview with INVADERS director Patrick Read Johnson! Continue reading Celebrating 25 Years of Turtle Power and Martian Invasions! Plus, an Interview with Patrick Read Johnson!
Hope springs eternal in a new telling of a classic that isn’t afraid to believe in happy endings. Continue reading CINDERELLA (2015), or: The Importance of Happily Ever After