PANNING THE STREAM: WITCHING AND BITCHING

PANNING THE STREAM: WITCHING AND BITCHING

It’s days like today, or rather, nights like last night, I remember why I call myself the Reel Whore. If you don’t know why, it’s because I will watch just about anything. That includes selecting a movie for the Stream […]

VINTAGE VAULT:  FREAKY FRIDAY

VINTAGE VAULT: FREAKY FRIDAY

Ever since Annette Funicello first appeared on The Mickey Mouse Club, there has been a steady stream of Disney Darlings; young actresses who have appeared in a number of the studio’s films and TV shows. After Annette there was Hayley […]

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LADY CHARACTER BILL OF RIGHTS

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LADY CHARACTER BILL OF RIGHTS

Discussions abound about what makes a good female character in film. Namely, these discussions are born in the recognition of a lack of quality roles for women in movies. However, sometimes it’s as necessary to point out and discuss the good roles, as […]

TGITDNMAR: (6/26/15)

TGITDNMAR: (6/26/15)

For the third week in a row TGITDNMAR Is without its usua…oh wait, no. I’m me. Sorry about that. And for bailing on you these last two weeks. And for Justin. He’s just the worst, right? In all seriousness, a […]

RE-BIRTH OF A NATION

RE-BIRTH OF A NATION

In the aftermath of the horrific and racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, SC this past week, discussion has once more arisen about the “place” of the Confederate flag in South Carolinian history and, more importantly, in front of the state capitol. […]

PANNING THE STREAM: THEY CAME TOGETHER

PANNING THE STREAM: THEY CAME TOGETHER

With Inside Out the latest hot box office topic, I was hoping to find an Amy Poehler film drifting along in the Stream for consumption. As luck would have it, former contributor Jason Soto happened to post via Facebook a […]

VINTAGE VAULT:  DIVOT DIGGERS

VINTAGE VAULT: DIVOT DIGGERS

Well yesterday was Father’s Day. I imagine there were several dads out there who chose to spend their special day on the golf course. Me, I spent seven hours driving across Wyoming. Golf was never my thing anyhow. I’ve only […]

HORROR THURSDAY: FEAR(S) OF THE DARK

HORROR THURSDAY: FEAR(S) OF THE DARK

Fear(s) of the Dark is a French animated anthology horror film from 2007. Six graphic designers/illustrators were invited to participate. The challenge was to represent their fears in short horror films. They more than delivered. The six artists are Blutch, Charles […]