Category Archives: Movies

What I did on my blogging hiatus.

As most of you know, I shut down the blog in August. Half to focus on my filmmaking and the Blog for the website for my E-Book.  And half because if I didn’t stop blogging about politics, my head would … Continue reading

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From the Blu-Ray Shelf: IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD

You gotta give to Criterion. When they decide give a film the full Criterion treatment, they do not fuck around. If you are a fan of Stanley Kramer’s “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”, then this new edition it … Continue reading

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“Captain America: The Winter Solder.” The first ten minutes.

Balls! Marvel has them in spades! Hell, I bet they keep them in a warehouse just outside of Pasadena. And on special occasions, slap them on a flatbed truck and drive them to the DC offices in Los Angeles. Just … Continue reading

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Catching up: Filibusters, Iran and Thor.

I’m currently deep into editing “Glengarry Glen Styx”. (First assemblage is done.  I still have fine cutting, sound mixing and color correction ahead of me.) So, I’m going to make this quick. THE NUCLEAR OPTION: Yes, it could wind up … Continue reading

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-When a kid sees his or her’s first Japanese Monster movie, be it “Godzilla vs Monster Zero” or “War of the Gargantuas”, the first response is usually, “Wow! Giant monsters are AWESOME!” But then you grow up and become more … Continue reading

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MAN OF STEEL or the dangers of too much cake.

On the whole, I liked it Yes, it was a little on the somber side.  And I would have liked to see some more stuff establishing The Daily Planet. But mostly, it was an interesting rejiggering of the Superman Mythos. … Continue reading

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For most of it’s running time, “Star Trek: Into Darkness” is a perfectly enjoyable space opera that continues the adventures of the Abrams rebooted Trek Universe. AND THEN…(Spoilers follow.) It turns into a condensed remake of “Wrath of Khan’ and … Continue reading

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