Some of you may have noticed that when writing up these seemingly obligatory end-of-year big screen roundups, I’ve never titled any of my collections as “best.” Mostly that’s because, being … Continue reading My Top Four Most Notable Films of 2019
No, this isn’t an Avatar-bashing blog post, despite the title. Rather I see the following words as an exploration of a missed opportunity. A few days ago someone asked a … Continue reading If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar
Talk about an odd journey to the big screen! After all, how often do you get a movie greenlit based entirely on positive reactions to illegally leaked test footage? But … Continue reading If I Could Write… Deadpool!
If the mid-1990s to early-2000s could be defined by one single comedy series, it’s not a stretch to say that most people would pick Friends as the one that illustrated … Continue reading Frasier and His 11 Most Memorable Episodes
Apologies folks. While I am a little late in posting my list of movies for 2018, that’s pretty much what comes about when this entire blogging thing is technically a … Continue reading My Top 10 Most Notable Films of 2018
Spoilers for Rocky III & IV, Journeyman (2017), Southpaw (2015), Creed (2015) and Creed II (2018) When we talk about equality or diversification, we generally use said phrases in reference … Continue reading Creed II And The Perils of A Too Sympathetic Antagonist
You know, looking back it’s kind of laughable that my original intention for this blog was to write about my screenwriting career. In two years I’ve written a grand total … Continue reading My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences
Most of you have probably never heard of 77-year-old Terry Leonard. But with nearly 150 credits to his name, chances are you’ve seen him on screen. Well, maybe not his … Continue reading Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies
This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?
Author’s Note: Spoilers for The Dark Knight, Seven, Star Trek Into Darkness, Skyfall and The Avengers I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Back in 2008 I was so … Continue reading The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy
Author’s Note: Apologies for the poor quality of the screenshots, but the footage from the original Blackadder pilot is 36 years old! Running from 1983-1989, Blackadder is, without a doubt, … Continue reading Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!
[Spoilers for all movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!] Hello there, my oddly photogenic Caucasian friend! What seems to trouble you today? *sigh* I really want to arrange a trip … Continue reading Hate Marvel? Still Want To See Infinity War And Have It Make Sense? Help Is At Hand!