VINTAGE VAULT:  42ND STREET

VINTAGE VAULT: 42ND STREET

Back in the 30’s, a subgenre of the musical came about often referred to as the “backstage musical.” It’s a story that concerns a group performers working to put on a big musical show. This makes it very easy to […]

HORROR THURSDAY: C.H.U.D.

HORROR THURSDAY: C.H.U.D.

The subway tunnels of NYC have turned into a sort of home for the homeless population of the city. Fashion photographer George and reformed criminal The Reverend begin to notice some strange patterns. Peaceful undergrounders are stealing weapons out of […]

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE HESITANT HERO

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE HESITANT HERO

It’s Trilogy Time! If you missed out on the exploration of freedom and change through the Cornetto Trilogy, give it a go, and then come back as we dive into Robert Rodriguez’ Mexico Trilogy. Over the next few weeks, through […]

TGITDNMAR: (8/22/14)

TGITDNMAR: (8/22/14)

I don’t have a clever, pun-filled Turtles-related opening sentence this week. I’m sorry that my brain sucks. For the second straight week, the turtles defeated Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, with none of last week’s newcomers managing to crack the […]

HEROES IN A HALF SHELL

HEROES IN A HALF SHELL

It’s been a tough time in my media world, even before one takes into account the untimely death of Robin Williams and the loss of Lauren Bacall. First I was subjected to the festival of dumb that was Darren Aronofsky’s […]

VAULT REVIEW: KING OF NEW YORK

VAULT REVIEW: KING OF NEW YORK

Convention preparations continue. Today’s vault inductee was chosen because Giancarlo Esposito a.k.a. Breaking Bad‘s Gus Fring was listed as a prominent character. His character did feature into many scenes, but it was not the meaty role I was hoping for from […]

VAULT REVIEW: THE BIRDCAGE

VAULT REVIEW: THE BIRDCAGE

This is normally the post time for Panning the Stream, but with the tragic loss of Robin Williams, I have preempted the Stream in favor of a special Vault edition. Looking back over Mr. Williams’ career, it’s damn hard to pick just […]

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: BREASTMILK

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: BREASTMILK

A couple disclaimers before I dive into what will most assuredly be the review that gets me in more trouble than any other since I’ve been writing for this site: 1) I am not capable of birthing a child. 2) […]