Lonely Are the Brave (1962) is a Metaphor – Kirk Douglas is 100

Unforgiven was Clint Eastwood’s swan song for Westerns, but Lonely Are the Brave is the real metaphor for the confrontation between old and new.  The movie insists that the cowboy has no place in… Continue reading

The Biggest Terminator Plot Hole of All Time

Okay, so the original Terminator movie from 1984 is an awesome, but what about the plot holes?  Do the plot holes ruin the movie for you?  Not me, but they do make my… Continue reading

What is Rollerball (1975) About?

Since my last post, a lot of people have asked me what Rolleball (1975) is about, and if it really is as heavy on the social commentary as it’s made out to be.… Continue reading

Top Ten Movies to Watch on Vacation Break

Vacation is a time for everyone to relax, but movie watchers have a chance to sit back and relax too.  They have a rich list of choices around Christmas especially, from hyped new… Continue reading

Dr. Strange Reviewed

Dr. Strange (2016) is Marvel having fun with their Universe, and it’s enjoyable.  The only thing I have to complain about is Benedict Cumberbun’s accent.  I think everything else is pretty acceptable.  The… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween #31 – Silence of the Lambs Mega-Analysis

So now it’s time for my overly wordy analysis of the 31st movie on this year’s marathon list, The Silence of the Lambs.  To say this psychological horror movie is a classic is an… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #2 – Halloween 2

I guess everyone can agree Halloween II (1981) is a retread and a poor sequel, but who can live up to the original Halloween?  When you’re a movie that’s inspired a whole genre… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #3 – Dr. Phibes

I was torn between Little Shop of Horrors and The Abominable Dr. Phibes for what to watch, and I guess I’ve made up my mind that I really hate both of them.  Little… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #4 – It’s a Chopping Celebration

When you commit to the slasher, you either commit to it or you’re just another I Know What you Did Last Summer crappy teen movie, but Hatchet (2006) isn’t one of those.  It… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #5 – The Vampire Motorcycle

What makes a good bad movie?  I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990) is a movie that’s bad on purpose, not like Battlefield Earth or something, but it’s debatable if it’s so bad it’s… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #6 – Dracula, Prince of Darkness

Dracula, Prince of Darkness is one of the better Hammer horror movies, but I could have used at least a word or two from Christopher Lee.  This movie sorta features Christopher Lee and… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #7 – Jacob’s Ladder: An Analysis

All horror twists owe something to Jacob’s Ladder.  This movie is about death, obsessing and holding onto lost love ones, and the nature of memory.  The movie itself is weird like a David… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #8 – Rasputin is Mad

To coincide with the celebration of Christopher Lee, this marathon takes a look at Rasputin, the Mad Monk from 1966.  This movie is underrated.  When I first saw it, it was on a… Continue reading

The Walking Dead – ep 7.1 – Has it gone too far?

Unfortunately, the media had a harsh reaction to season seven premiere of The Walking Dead, some going so far as to suggest that the show bordered on torture porn.  I think intense and gritty and… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #9 – They Live

I haven’t met anyone yet who doesn’t like They Live, much less anybody who enjoys their movies with a side of social commentary.  Admittedly, the movie stops short of diving into its main theme,… Continue reading

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