This House Has A New Tenant! Yes, we have a new President, who has taken up residence in the most famous “rental property” in the world! I have been lucky enough to go to Washington DC a few times, and… Read More ›
“Heat – A Los Angeles Crime Saga” This 1995 Michael Mann film is a modern classic, one of the greatest action thrillers of the era, and also remembered for making motion picture history: Amazingly, “Heat” was the first film to… Read More ›
Political Chaos 2016! “Network” And “Broadcast News” Nailed It! “This Town” Confirms The Shenanigans!
“I know it’s fun. I LIKE FUN. It’s just not NEWS!” “It’s Just Not NEWS!” This quote sums up the 2016 US presidential election to date. It’s from a movie that imagined the world of television news as something too… Read More ›
Travis Bickle Turns 40! “Taxi Driver” Tribeca Screening! 3 Reasons To Love Him! ONE BIG REASON To Hate!
“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man.” One of cinema’s most compelling characters, brought to vivid life by America’s greatest Actor, who also uttered this… Read More ›
Some of films greatest Directors got their start by making terrific “B’ movies! “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.” Martin Scorsese, cinema’s “man behind the curtain”, got his start by directing a drive-in classic, starring a sexy… Read More ›
Smile! The Awards are rolling in for one of the year’s most provocative films! A Golden Globe acting nomination, on the AFI Top Ten film list, multiple Broadcast film critic nominations and now the San Diego Critics have chosen it… Read More ›
It’s Anniversary Time! Let’s Celebrate! Today is the third year anniversary of this blog, and I want to take a moment to thank everyone who visits – and if you don’t want a piece of “bacon cake”, then maybe this… Read More ›