Spielberg can’t get enough … It Came From Outer Space (1953)

With help from the legendary Ray Bradbury, It Came From Outer Space (1953) presents an eerie adventure, which inspired Steven Spielberg to create another seminal science fiction classic later on.  The HollyWood Reporter interviewed Steven… Continue reading

Zodiac (2007) … a film about the most famous unsolved case ever

David Fincher and James Vanderbilt take a criminal case with a near mythic nature and make it into Zodiac in 2007.  It is similar to All the President’s Men, but that doesn’t make it… Continue reading

Awful Productions presents … Bride of the Monster (1955)

The running time for this Ed Wood crapfest is just over 60 minutes and that’s still too long.  This film is only notable because it is the last speaking role Bela Lugosi had… Continue reading

Here comes Godzilla with … Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)

For my final Godzilla review, I watched Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002),another modern Godzilla movie that tries to deliver something familiar, but also fresh at the same time. This movie is fun. The introduction is pretty… Continue reading

The 100th Review – Ghostbusters vs Ghostbusters II vs Ghostbusters III

In my 100th review, I look back at the first review I did, which was the 1984 classic, Ghostbusters.  This time, I am going to take a look at the legacy of Ghostbusters, the hated… Continue reading

Controversy and Godzilla in … Godzilla vs King Ghidorah (1991)

Godzilla vs King Ghidorah (1991) was produced in the modern era, but I was curious if the weaknesses that plagued the 60s sequels would continue to give me even more headaches.  Unfortunately, this movie is littered… Continue reading

Here comes Godzilla with … Destroy All Monsters (1968)

Destroy All Monsters (1968) is a Godzilla sequel comparable to a Universal horror movie throwing all its stars together for one big adventure. I’m not sure which is better, the allegory presented in… Continue reading

Here comes Godzilla with allegories in … Mothra vs Godzilla (1964)

Mothra had a reign of popularity that began with Mothra (1961), then Mothra vs Godzilla (1964), and a host of other movies.  Mothra vs Godzilla (1964) is the forth Godzilla sequel, and is… Continue reading

Here comes Godzilla with … Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla (1974)

Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla (1974) is probably the most notable early entry after the original to deliver something interesting, because most of the sequels were pretty weak.  The camp in the early Godzilla sequels is almost… Continue reading

Here comes Godzilla with … Godzilla (1954)

To get me geared up for Godzilla (2014) in May, I am going to look at some old-time Godzilla movies to see if they still hold up today.  I’m looking for hidden gems,… Continue reading

The Ipcress File starring Michael Caine (1965) … Remembered

As if some Robert Redford political thrillers weren’t enough, I was lucky enough to discover a spy film called The Ipcress File (1965), which tries its best to be everything James Bond is… Continue reading

John Dies at the End (2013) makes no sense

John Dies at the End (2013), a film by Don Coscarelli, literally makes no sense and I think it is the new, illegitimate oddball of the movie world.  Don Coscarelli is the guy who… Continue reading

Great Debate #4: Do Spoilers Ruin Your Movie Experience?

Today, computers and other technologies try their best to spoil movies, or get the scoop on the latest details, so they can recount every last, little thing to the reader.  Many of these… Continue reading

Svengoolie presents … lesbian vampires in Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

Picking up right at the end of Dracula (1931), Dracula’s Daughter (1936) leaves much up to the imagination of the audience, which is about as bad as showing it.  This movie is the… Continue reading

Point Blank (1967) … Remembered

Point Blank is a 1967 film so deliberately sadistic that the New York Times said it was not a picture for anyone of delicate taste, which is putting it mildly. This film is… Continue reading

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