Yet movies should not suck… http://www.theonion.com/articles/fans-of-green-screens-incredibly-fakelooking-thing,33323/ Where are we going? Are there alternatives?

I’ve written before on the importance of a Director’s touch/style in making a film what it is. Lately I’ve been watching the Alien franchise, due in no small part to the relatively recent Prometheus spectacle. This is just a small blog-postlet, if you will, reinforcing what I’ve been saying. Note that I say this with no […]

Okay, why didn’t anyone tell me about Trance? How come I didn’t hear about this movie until I happened to be … uh, researching Rosario Dawson (researching?, yeah researching… sure researching her, uh… career to date… for a project I’m working on. Yeah, that’s it) and came across this film. Luckily, I was able to […]

I’ve been far too busy, and far too disinterested, to post anything in quite a while, but I must now share with you, dear readers, my latest discoveries. I’ll speak chiefly at this time of two films, married together (or more correctly distantly related) by a common theme of standing up to corrupt coworkers. The […]

Well it seems hardly anyone gives a damn about this, but here goes anyway. I promised a poll/competition to find the greatest movie soundtrack of them all, and, while I’m sure we won’t actually find that here today, it may be fun to do some comparisons. First match-ups are as follows: If your favorite got […]

I have stated on many occasions why I feel music in a film is as important as the visuals, if not more so: you can close your eyes… Nothing brings a story into our hearts like the right music. So I’m going to propose a little fun this month: I’m going to write a bit […]

What a day! Spent over five hours sitting in a movie theater watching Civil War era films, yet didn’t get quite so weepy eyed like when watching the Ken Burns documentary with all the sad violins and whatnot. (Although I have to admit, I came close to wet eyeing it a couple of times – […]

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