Why Is It So Hard To Make Star Wars Great Again?

Admittedly it may be somewhat disingenuous to say that Star Wars isn’t already “great.” After all, with five movies released since 2015 and an average box office total of just … Continue reading Why Is It So Hard To Make Star Wars Great Again?

14 of My Most Memorable Movie Moments of the Decade (2010 – 2019)

In many ways, not a lot has changed in my life over the past 10 years. At the beginning of 2010 I was a single 21 year old man who … Continue reading 14 of My Most Memorable Movie Moments of the Decade (2010 – 2019)

My Top Four Most Notable Films of 2019

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

If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar

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

If I Could Write… Deadpool!

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!

Frasier and His 11 Most Memorable Episodes

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

My Top 10 Most Notable Films of 2018

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

Creed II And The Perils of A Too Sympathetic Antagonist

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

My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences

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

Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

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

Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

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?

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The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

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