Vault Reviews

by / on April 22, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE RUNNING MAN

Happy Earth Day stargazers! With that out of the way, let’s turn our eyes to 1987 to review the dystopian vision for our future circa 2017. It’s always interesting to see how the future is viewed in film, especially when […]

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: STIR CRAZY

I’m not sure how many of you will find time to read this post today, seeing as it’s Tax Day! Given this most sacred of fiscal observances, I like to remind folks that it’s not nice to cheat Uncle Sam. […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER

Do not despair my fellow stargazers, I have returned. Last Tuesday’s lack of a vault review was not some sort of elaborate April Fool’s prank. I was abducted and taken into the mountains of North Carolina, not a la the […]

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: ANOTHER 48 HRS.

I couldn’t very well start a You Decide… Sequel Suicide? without drawing it to a close shortly thereafter. A nice bit of trivia; in the eight years which had passed between installments, Murphy received top billing and a salary twenty times […]

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by / on March 18, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: 48 HRS.

Gather ’round kiddies, it’s time once again for the vault’s You Decide… Sequel Suicide? series. It’s been a long while, and Nolte’s mug has been staring at me from my Netflix watchlist for far too long, so I decided why not? On the […]

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by / on March 11, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: FRIGHT NIGHT

Last week, I finally got around to watching the original Assault on Precinct 13  even though I’d seen the remake upon its release just a few years back. That got me thinking what other films are out there where I’ve let […]

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by / on March 4, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13

Today’s vault inductee was a tough decision. Should it be a post-Oscars selection or a preparatory film featuring a celebrity from my upcoming convention. In the end, I went a totally different direction, choosing a film that has sat in […]

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by / on February 25, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER

In honor of my father’s birthday, I’ve dug deep into the vault and dusted off one of his favorite films. After his father’s untimely demise, Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) must leave his family’s mountain home. Old family friend Spur (Kirk […]

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE BREAKFAST CLUB

I’ve been huddled in the dark recesses of this vault too long. It’s time we light some candles around here… and celebrate some birthdays! Today is not only the birthday of the late, great John Hughes but also his oft-cast […]

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by / on February 11, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

The recent passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman had me wondering if there were any of his older roles I had never seen. Turns out he, and like everyone else, was in Anthony Minghella’s 1999 adaptation The Talented Mr. Ripley. I […]

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