Category Archives: Movies
Confession: I’ve never seen all of a Mad Max movie. I started watching the original, but ten slow minutes of unintelligible mumbling nixed that. Not having seen it, I didn’t go for The Road Warrior, presented as a sequel. Mad … Continue reading
I was recently re-watching Alien, and something is bugging me. I know, I know, benefit of hindsight and all that, but how did the crew of the Nostromo (and the audience) not know that Ash was an android? In nearly … Continue reading
Can you believe the audacity of this guy? Someone needs to put a cork in Scott. This is getting ridiculous.
The only kung fu movies I’ve ever seen are Jackie Chan ones, which I enjoyed. I’d always wanted to see some more, so when people suggested Five Deadly Venoms for the Movies To Watch list, I was all for it. … Continue reading
The trailer for the upcoming Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens premiered last week. In case you have somehow found my website but not it, here it is: I was hesitant to comment on it, for a number of reasons, … Continue reading
Old comedies are sometimes tricky. Hell, new comedies are sometimes tricky. Comedy depends so much on timing and delivery, and if you have a director or editor who doesn’t get that, even a hilarious bit can fall flat. And with … Continue reading
A while back on Twitter the subject came up of movies that were huge when they came out, but were now barely thought about. The example being discussed was James Cameron’s Avatar, but I feel like there’s an even bigger … Continue reading