With movies nowadays, everyone always seems to want more. More action. More visual effects. More stuff in the frame. More colors. What they don't seem to understand is that sometimes less can be a whole lot more than more. As I said last week, I have a huge soft spot for classic films. There are a lot of… Continue reading The Sin of Coloring Black and White Movies
The horse lives! And just in time for the sixty-fifth anniversary! Long beat the horse! I don't know if I've made it clear with the abundance of articles I've written on the topic, but I adore Godzilla! It's been a part of my life for as long as I can remember! The original films captured my heart at an… Continue reading Godzilla The Criterion Collection: Fifteen Classics Revived!
Watching classic movies is always a nice experience. To me, old cinema has a special charm to it that newer films just can't replicate. There are a lot of reasons why; older visual quality, practical effects over CGI, fantastic performers who are either no longer with us or have stopped caring about acting, the list… Continue reading The Death of Suspension of Disbelief
Huh. I have no idea where this one came from. It just sort of showed up on my Netflix cue. Oh well. May as well see how cringy this is! That was my thought process going into this documentary. I had expected it to be one of those movies made by a team that had… Continue reading League of Legends Origins:(Movie Monday)
Of all the iconic villains in comics or movies, none can claim to have the same level of popularity as the clown prince of crime: The Joker. Whether they read the comics, watch the cartoons or the movies, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn't know who he is! There have been so many iterations of… Continue reading The Best On-Screen Jokers
You know what I haven't talked about yet? Kung-fu movies. Which I find odd since I absolutely adore these movies! At their worst, they're delightfully cheesy and more than a bit hilarious! At their best, they're gripping action stories that get the adrenaline pumping more than any other kind of film can! Even if they've since gone… Continue reading Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Walking, Talking and Fighting (Movie Monday)
Directed By: Ben Stiller Written By: Steve Conrad Starring: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly and more Runtime: 1 Hour, 54 Minutes Release Date: December 25th, 2013 Rated PG Link to IMDb Let me ask you this: do you live in the moment? Do you spend your days at the moment, always alert and ready… Continue reading The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Stepping Out of Your Imagination (Movie Monday)