Hollywood has been adapting books into movies since the Silent Era. Whenever there is a successful book it is a sure bet that somebody somewhere is going to swoop in and produce a film. Some of these movies can’t make it any worse, 50 Shades of Mediocrity, I’m talking about you here. Some of […]Read more "SHINING vs SHINING"
I’ve had a few health-related knocks lately. It’s inevitable, I know. Some would say that it’s not the years, it’s the mileage. And since I look 40 but feel 80, it should not have come as the surprise that it did. Surprising it was. You go dilly dallying through life, always seeing things happen to […]Read more "THE SWEENY TODD METHOD"
I bet you think you woke me up about the flesh, don’t you? But you only know society’s straight line about the flesh! You can’t penetrate past society’s sick, gray fear of the flesh! — Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) Tis the season … And I usually end up with a bunch of movies. I don’t […]Read more "I’M GETTIN MOVIES FOR CHRISTMAS. PART I: THE FLY (1986)"
Mr. O’Hara was probably right about asking Mrs. O’Hara what to do all of the time. It freed him up to persue critical hobbies, like jumping fences and gossiping with Mr. Wilkes. Why he never asked her what to do about that daughter of theirs was the real mystery. Maybe he should have asked Mammy […]Read more "TOXIC WOMEN: FRANKLY MY DEAR, WE STILL DON’T GIVE A DAMN"
Today is the anniversary of Gone With The Wind’s theatrical release. Look for Toxic Women:Frankly, My Dear, I Still Dont Give A Damn on this blog tommorow.Read more "HAPPY 70TH, GONE WITH THE WIND!"
Happy anniversary to one of the greatest films ever fashioned by the grubby hands of man! 40 years and still looking good there, sharkbait.Read more "HAPPY 40th JAWS!"
John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) I really hate Star Wars. There! After all these years I’ve finally stated it publicly. I feel liberated. I really hate Star Wars. I recognize the importance of the original trilogy when it comes to movies. I recognize the importance of the original trilogy when it comes to many people’s […]Read more "THREE CLASSIC HORROR FILMS THAT WILL SCARE THE POOP OUT OF YOU! Part Three: John Carpenter’s The Thing"