Just in time for the big game, here’s Jim Brymer with his review of the 1974 comedy classic The Longest Yard. Paul Crewe (Burt Reynolds) is a renegade. And a rebel. And a misogynist. He does what he wants, when…Read more →
Monthly Archives: January 2020
Share Your Movie Theater Memories With Us!
For this week’s Open Thread, we want you to share your moviegoing memories with us. We are interested in hearing about the following: – What was the first movie you remember seeing in the theater? – What were your best…Read more →
This Week’s New Releases Include “Parasite,” “Terminator: Dark Fate,” and More!
The end of January is a blah time of year, but fortunately there are always movies to offer up endless entertainment! There’s an impressive array of new releases available for any kind of film fan hitting Blu-ray and DVD this…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Movie from Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
When Iron Man hit theaters in 2008, no one could have predicted the way it would have transform moviegoing. Sure, director Jon Favreau, star Robert Downey, Jr. and producer Kevin Feige all hoped that the film would be something special,…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: From Here to Eternity
This latest Create-A-Caption focuses on the 1953 favorite From Here to Eternity. Director Fred Zinnemann‘s classic drama of the lives, loves, and conflicts of the men and women at a Pearl Harbor Army base shortly before the 1941 Japanese attack…Read more →
Young Love Is the Focus of “Now and Forever”
In this guest post, Constance Metzinger remembers the 1956 British film Now and Forever. “You can’t separate us! We love each other!” Lonely upper-class English schoolgirl Janette Grant (Janette Scott) falls in love with handsome Mike Pritchard (Vernon Gray), a…Read more →
Great Movie Scenes: Terry Jones as Mr. Creosote
Today we take a moment to remember the life of Terry Jones. The Welsh writer/director/actor/comedian/history expert/bon vivant is best known for his work with the Monty Python comedy troupe, helping to assemble the deal, starring and co-scripting every episode, co-directing…Read more →
“Zombieland: Double Tap,” “The Addams Family,” and More New Blu-rays and DVDs
From zombie comedies to movie serials, this week’s new Blu-ray and DVD offerings have something for everyone! Check out the latest batch of titles that are now available! Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) It’s a decade into the zombie apocalypse, and…Read more →
Guest Review: Anna (1951)
Silvana Mangano was a beautiful and talented actress who was popular in Italian films of the 1950s, when Italy was going through its post-war film renaissance. This sensuous bombshell ascended to stardom after a sizzling performance in the drama Bitter…Read more →
Great TV Scenes: Gordon Cole Enjoys Some Pie on “Twin Peaks”
There’s no talent in showbiz quite like David Lynch. The dark and disturbing visions of the writer/director have captivated audiences since his infamous head-scratcher Eraserhead redefined cinema upon its release in 1977. Although Lynch often gets pigeonholed as a creator…Read more →