First, Spider-Man. Soon, the Fantastic Four. And eventually, the X-Men. One by one, the various Sony and 20th Century Foxes of the world are coming to the conclusion that “if […]
Maybe it was 9/11, you know? Like, maybe the horror and shock of that day forced us to ‘grow up’ for better or worse. We got tougher, a bit more wary […]
You can’t go home again. It’s a tired expression, but damn it if Netflix doesn’t bring it into relevance with alarming regularity. Case in point: Something sad but hopeful happened […]
Now and then the random crazy thoughts and notions in my head must be purged, so here we go again. A little housekeeping.
There have been all sorts of innovators in film, and you could go back to Citizen Kane and Casablanca and discuss how groundbreaking those films were (and let’s be honest, I probably will one day) but I’ve narrowed it down to three events/watershed moments.
I have theme music. No, really. I often have music playing in my head as I walk around. While I do things. Cleaning the garage, walking through an airport terminal, […]
I got into a discussion with my boss the other day about the events depicted in the movie “Black Hawk Down.” We’d been discussing how October 3rd through the 4th […]
I was on a trip with my amazingly beautiful and alluring Sweet Baby recently when a Howard Jones song came up on the radio. I believe it was “No One […]
I know I’m supposed to posting new blogs based on the feedback I got a week or so ago when I solicited ideas from you, and I promise to get […]
When last we spoke, you and I, we discussed Hollywood’s fondness for rebooting franchises every few years and churning out sequel after sequel. (Okay, I did most of the talking, […]