• Dunkirk



    If Christopher Nolan doesn't get a Best Director Oscar nomination for his work in this film at the upcoming Oscars ... the Academy is going to have to file a restraining order against me.

  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad


    After seeing this ... I am now fully convinced that the WB executives and "higher-ups" that run the DCEU have absolutely no clue on what the fuck they are doing.

  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke


    Back in 1988, a "one-shot" graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland was created that no one, not even Alan or Brian, could have predicted would have an everlasting impact on DC comics and its universe.

    It was a graphic novel where director Tim Burton (1989's "BATMAN" & 1992's BATMAN RETURNS) stated it was the first comic he ever loved ... it was a graphic novel where director Christopher Nolan got his primary influence for the late…

  • Independence Day: Resurgence

    Independence Day: Resurgence


    I'm gonna make this short, simple, and sweet.

    This film (sequel) was so bad, it honestly made me wish the aliens won the first time back in 1996. I don't think I have ever been this angry over a sequel since "KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL", or at the very least, "A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD". This film was downright laughably atrocious from start to finish. What made the first "INDEPENDENCE DAY" so memorable and special, "RESURGENCE" does the…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    Back in 2011, IGN (Imagine Games Network) came out with a list of the 100 greatest comic-book superheroes in the history of American pop-culture. I'm sure if you are reading this, a whole bevy of superheros are running through your mind right now, and no matter which one you're currently thinking of right now ... you can bet your bottom dollar it made the list.

    It should come to no surprise to anyone on who wound up respectively as #1…

  • Anomalisa



    Everyone comes to a part in their lives where they don't feel "fulfilled" ... sometimes to the point of just going through the daily, predictable, mundane motions of life because we feel that nothing will ever change. There are those instances where something "different" does come into our lives, and one of two things can happen ... you can either "embrace it", or shut it out completely making you afraid to change in the process.

    Enter writer-director Charlie Kaufman's (writer…

  • The Revenant

    The Revenant


    Nearly every film will be derived from one of three basic premises: "Man vs. Man" - your typical story about a "protagonist" and his goal(s) with an "antagonist" standing in his way of that goal ... "Man vs. Nature/Unknown" - your basic story going up against something mysterious, or elements out of his control ... or "Man vs. Himself" - your basic "coming-of-age" story, or your main protagonist having to deal with an "inner struggle" in order to reach his…

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight


    "Over-the-top" is perhaps the best way to describe acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino and his career as a filmmaker ... a career in film that includes "non-linear storytelling" ... exotic carefully placed (sometimes offensive) dialogue ... unique quotable characters ... blood-thirsty revenge ... "shedding the red" ... the occasional "twist" ... and ending with his every so explosive shootouts. Add all that up, and you can see why he is not only one of the most popular and acclaimed directors, but…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens


    We all know the story by now ... in 1977, a film came out by a daring, ambitious, filmmaker named George Lucas who dared to dream. He created a film that would go on to not only change film-making forever, but would go on to touch the lives of generations of people. Of course, I'm talking about "STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE". Followed by its iconic masterpiece of a sequel in 1980's "EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK",…

  • Return of the Jedi

    Return of the Jedi


    Continuing my countdown every two months of each "STAR WARS" film, leading up to "Episode VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS" which we are now less than a week away from, we have now arrived at the "finale" of the countdown ... the episode of the "STAR WARS" saga that ended the original trilogy, that started all the way back in 1977.

    With the immense success of "A NEW HOPE" and "T.E.S.B.", of course "RETURN OF THE JEDI" was to be met…

  • Spotlight



    One occupation these days that is immensely scrutinized, is that of the news journalist ... whether it be in television or in the newspaper. Anyone who has ever worked in journalism (or those who worked "around" it) know how difficult of a job it can be ... from "choosing" a story, to "uncovering" the story, to researching it, and then finally presenting it to the viewing public ... all the while, maintaining some level of journalistic integrity that wouldn't jeopardize…

  • Spectre



    After over 50 years ... six actors that had the honor of arming themselves with the Walther PPK ... and countless Bond villains, henchman, women, and martinis shaken not stirred, we have now arrived at the 24th entry of the James Bond franchise, titled "SPECTRE".

    This latest adventure for everyone's favorite British secret service agent comes to all of us at a very unique time. Its comes at a time where this is the final Bond film under MGM's current…