One thing that often comes up in casual conversation with people is how I watch a movie as opposed to how they watch a movie. They learn that I studied film in college – and am trying desperately to get back to grad school – and they assu
The late, great Pauline Kael, in reference to her auteur feud with Andrew Sarris, once wrote, These critics work embarrassingly hard trying to give some semblance of intellectual respectability to a preoccupation with mindless, repetitious commercial
“And there were angels who could not accept the lifting of man above them, and like Lucifer rebelled against the armies of the loyal arch-angel Michael, and there arose a second war in Heaven.” – 23rd Chapter of St. John’s Rev
Click here if you’re looking to catch up with part 1! Follow That Bird (1985) Hey! It counts! And it is amazing. Follow That Bird, well, follows that bird, Big Bird. Convinced by the menacing Miss Finch that he should be around his own kind, Bi
Like many people my age, The Muppets are an entity very close to my heart. I grew up watching the specials and films on VHS (taped from TV most likely) over and over. I can still recite every line in certain scenes, and I can sing every song. As I go
While the late Donald Pleasence had a fine film career – appearing in over 200 movies, including The Great Escape and The Greatest Story Ever Told – I must admit that my first exposure to him came as a kid watching episodes of Mystery Sci
It seems to me that there has been a rumbling lately; a low growl rearing it’s head in response to the Twilight films. This violent backlash has inspired me to lay out a few of my thoughts in regards to those who sparkle. Here goes nothing̷
While I try to keep most blog posts movie related, I just HAD to share this tale. I had hoped to return to the sauna like Paracinema headquarters with images of Adrien Brody still dancing in my head. Instead I ended up stomping from a darkened theate
Don’t hate on my list til you’ve read it! I’m not a fan of this SNL skit. Hell, I’m not really big into any of the skits turned full length motion picture. But for some inexplicable reason, I’m totally looking forward to
A million years ago, or more accurately December 2008, Dylan started a feature entitled “You know who used to be hot?”. I thought it was a grand little feature. I clearly enjoy the objectification of actors and or actresses. Take my revie
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