Dunkirk (2017) tries to quiet war

Dunkirk (2017) is a well-written film, with threads of plot and action weaving through three separate structures, quietly merging into a nicely woven full story.  I could not believe how quiet this movie… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween…zombies?

Yes I’ll be doing another 31 days of Halloween movie reviews, and I’ve been toying with the idea of watching 31 zombie movies.  Could be fun.  Could be annoying as hell.  And yes,… Continue reading

Blade Runner 2049 trailer #2 reveals spoilers

Blade Runner 2049’s second trailer seems to be telegraphing the twist, as if trying to yank us into the theater with an interesting concept.   Ok, everybody who loves Blade Runner is going… Continue reading

Martin Landau and George Romero pass away #holycrap

Wow, Martin Landau and George Romero pass away over the weekend.  I don’t think I’ll ever understand why Landau never received that top billing, but I guess if you have to be a… Continue reading

How Kyle Maclachlan plays two characters: Twin Peaks ep 10

I think episode 10 of Twin Peaks shows the calm before the storm, and Kyle Maclachlan makes an amazing impact playing a mute man.  Maclachlan is playing two roles in the new Twin… Continue reading

Twin Peaks: Part 9 – Fruitcake, Anyone?

Ok, so I was on board with a surrealist interpretation of the birth of evil, but I was lulled into a false sense of normalcy when it came time to watch Episode 9… Continue reading

What is The Car (1977)?

The Car (1977) has a great “evil” car design by George Barris, decent sound effects, an interesting score, and that’s about it.  Everything else is pretty poor.   This movie tries to be… Continue reading

Analogy Time: We Lived Above a Convenience Store

Ok so even if you’re not watching (or have never watched) Twin Peaks, you can appreciate this analogy.  One of the characters named Mike explained to Cooper once that he and Bob lived… Continue reading

Top Ten Retro Movies

I feel like it’s time for another unnecessary top ten, this time of my ten favorite movies that feel “retro”.  What is retro?  Basically, I feel “retro” is any modern movie with a… Continue reading

Episode 8 of Twin Peaks reveals the origin of Bob

Twin Peaks episode 8 has no literal answers about what’s going on, so a lot of people are probably pretty disappointed right now because the whole thing is a string of strange metaphors… Continue reading

Why is this Quentin Tarantino’s favorite Western?

Quentin Tarantino has seen a LOT of movies, and borrowed from most of them to make his own speghetti westerns and his own revenge films, but they all pale in comparison to Death… Continue reading

No seriously, did you watch Twin Peaks episode 7?

Episode 7 of Twin Peaks: The Confusion Retuns aired on Sunday, and I haven’t decided if this series is really smart, or really making fun of me trying to figure out if it’s… Continue reading

Did you watch Twin Peaks part 5?

Twin Peaks part 5 is just as confusing as part 4, and I can see that we’re not going to get a traditional explanation for what’s going on, but there’s still hope we… Continue reading

Why is Rings (2017) a Matilda Lutz fanfilm?

I started watching a horror movie and a teen drama broke out. I was like, what? What’s this? Why are there hot college girls in tight clothing in this movie? Why does that… Continue reading

Twin Peaks part 4

Twin Peaks is moving right along, posing a lot of questions.  It sometimes reminds me of things Stanley Kubrick might do, when he poses questions just for posing them, and moves on.  Hopefully,… Continue reading

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