Editorials

by / on February 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

JESUS CHRIST!

For many years during the classical period, it was widely assumed that most American film goers were of some Christian denomination.The foundation of the Production Code itself was, in part, a response to Catholic calls for more wholesome entertainment. The […]

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

A BRIEF COMPENDIUM OF KICKASS WOMEN

After the mammoth success of The Expendables franchise, it was really only a matter of time before Sly Stallone had that lightbulb go on over his head to realize that “hey, girls are also action stars!” Which is where the […]

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by / on February 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

AN ACTOR’S DEATH

When an actor dies, the world stops turning. I don’t mean that in a facetious way; it is one of the few times that a single death seems to greatly affect a large number of people – like a politician […]

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by / on February 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

ATTACK OF THE FANS

I’ve thought – and written – a great deal about fans and fandom in the past months. What grows apparent, and perhaps just because I’ve begun to pay closer attention to the ins and outs of various fandoms, is the […]

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by / on January 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE ART OF THE DOUCHEBAG

You didn’t really think I was done with Shia LaBeouf, did you? I mean, really? Was there any possible way that I could pass up writing about this spectacular hunk of masculine vitality, this actor wrapped in a performance artist […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE GREATEST FILM I NEVER SAW

It’s hard to be a cinephile sometimes. No matter how many films you have seen, no matter how many hours you log on streaming, DVDs, Blu-rays, and cinema-going, there will still be those movies that slip through your thin little […]

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by / on January 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

SAVING MR. DISNEY

It’s that time of the year again. Time for awards, and speeches, and making fun of award speeches, and awkward cutaways, and bitching about awards on Twitter. It’s really my favorite time of the year, all things considered. And as […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE TOP 6 MOST RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME/ HORRIFICALLY TERRIBLE THINGS ABOUT FILM LISTS

Now, before I get into this, I want to make something very clear: I love movie lists. I’m all about debating the Top 10 Greatest Horror Movies or 15 Douchiest Shia LaBeouf Quotes  (just kidding, he’s never douchie). I enjoy scanning […]

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by / on December 31, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

ANGRY MOVIE GIRL

As the year draws to a slow close, it’s time to look back over the cinematic experiences of the past twelve months and write lists. All film bloggers will have a word or two to say before award season really […]

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by / on December 28, 2013 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

FILM ADVICE FROM AN OLD MAN

Last week, I turned 40. Hitting an age milestone makes you think about a thing or two.  I am amazingly fortunate to live the life I do.  I had a caring and supportive childhood in a family that didn’t have […]

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