Halloween is coming, and the dead shall rise from their graves. At least on a TV screen near you. We are awash in lists of the greatest horror movies ever made, and everybody’s trying to come up with a twist of their own. Well, I decided to just list my 12 favorites, a bunch of … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Horror Movies
THE RIDE AIN’T OVER. Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven), now a studio boss, agrees to let Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) direct his first movie, but when the project needs more money the Texas financiers start making awkward demands… This big-screen adaptation of the 2004-2011 TV series will satisfy die-hard fans, but not many others. Nothing much … Continue reading Entourage
LET ME TELL YOU A STORY… Podcast host Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) goes to Manitoba, Canada to interview a guy who accidentally chopped off his leg, but ends up a guest at the mansion of a retired seaman (Michael Parks) with stories to tell – and a frightening plan to enact. Kevin Smith gave Parks … Continue reading Tusk
THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME ONCE YOU’VE SEEN IT THROUGH THE EYES OF FORREST GUMP. I never did think about Forrest Gump when I saw The Curious Case of Benjamin Button a few months ago, but many others did and one of them even produced a trailer of his own showing the similarities between the movies. It … Continue reading Forrest Gump: The Curious Case of an Alabama Simpleton
NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING. It’s almost difficult now to remember that the man responsible for recent duds like The Village (2004) and Lady in the Water (2006) had his breakthrough with a truly ingenious ghost story. The film begins with a woman fetching a bottle of wine from a dark cellar and suddenly shuddering as if a … Continue reading Sixth Sense: Bump In the Night
JOURNEY TO A WORLD WHERE ROBOTS DREAM AND DESIRE. In a way, this is a tale of two men. They were both born in the U.S. Both made movies in Hollywood – one of them remained faithful to the dream factory, the other guy considered his integrity threatened and moved to England. Both are … Continue reading AI: Do Androids Dream?