If there is one movie that defines the era of the film industry during the time of the pandemic, it has to be Bond 25 aka No Time to Die. It was Saturday night March 7, 2020 and Daniel Craig was hosting SNL. Like most hosts on Saturday Night Live, Craig had an important project… Continue reading Is it Finally Time for Bond to Die?
Last blog I wrote about being addicted to physical media. This blog covers 5 of the best Blu-ray/4K discs that would make anyone an addict. The only rule is no box sets can be on the list. Box sets can likely cause instant addiction with a commentary track on every single episode in the box… Continue reading Top 5 Blu-ray movies loaded with Extras!
I am the first to admit I have an addiction problem with physical media, but is it time for rehab? With over 5,000 pieces of physical media between 8 mm tapes, a few VHS movies, several Dvd's, thousands of Blu Rays discs, and hundreds of 4K discs in almost every room in my house I… Continue reading Confessions of a Physical Media Addict!
The Box Office was back! So it seemed to the delight of movie executives who were thankful to still have a job. It started with A Quiet Place II scoring 57.1 million (3726 theaters) in its opening weekend May 28, 2021. The same weekend saw Cruella make 26.5 million (3892 theaters), but the total take… Continue reading Just When You Thought it was Safe to go Back in the Theater?
Wes Anderson and his unique vision and art This blog is a companion piece to a recent podcast episode we did on Wes Anderson entitled Wes World (Wes Anderson - An Evolution in Filmmaking). We decided to cover 3 films for the podcast to show the growth Wes has had as a filmmaker. But covering… Continue reading WES World Part II: The Lost Movies
Artwork by Andrea Benham On December 15, 1978, the world would come to believe a man could fly. This was a big part of the marketing campaign for Superman: The Movie directed by Richard Donner. But not many people believed just how true the marketing campaign would turn out to be. However, Donner had very little… Continue reading A Death in the DC Family
Beginning in December of 1989 and continuing through today, the Simpsons is the longest running scripted American prime-time series in history. Although some say the Simpsons have been in decline for years, we beg to differ. Jokes fly by at such a breakneck speed, it’s almost impossible for anyone to keep up with the myriad of… Continue reading The Movies go to The Simpsons!
Sometimes a movie gets remembered by one key scene that sticks with people long after the credits roll. If I write "there's no crying in baseball" there is a good chance most people can name the movie and actor who delivered the line. Of course, this comes from the Penny Marshall movie A League of… Continue reading Stolen Scenes and the Actors who Stole Them
Al Pacino is one the greatest American actors in the history of film. He has played some of the most iconic characters in movie history from The Godfather to Scarface and more recently Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorcese's The Irishman. He has worked alongside just about every great American actor we have to offer from… Continue reading It was the Best Of Al and the Worst of Al
After watching this year's Academy Awards, the odds on favorite to win the Best Actor Oscar was Chadwick Boseman. After taking home a majority of the best male actor awards, highlighted by his wife accepting on his behalf at the Golden Globes for his role as Levee in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, it was quite… Continue reading Only the Good Actors Die Young