Author’s Note: Since this article was first published in June 2009, Warner Home Video has released second volumes of ’60s and ’70s shows (I’ve updated the listings to reflect this), with plans to put out a collection of ’80s toons…Read more →
Monthly Archives: June 2009
Will Twice the Best Picture Oscar Nominees Mean Twice as Many Good Movies?
Who says Hollywood doesn’t have a sense of humor (aside from anyone who sat through Land of the Lost or Imagine That)? In the middle of a summer movie season packed with sequels, 3-D kiddie distractions, and SFX showcases based on…Read more →
In Defense of M. Night Shyamalan
It has gone on long enough. Many folks throughout the nation love to bag on writer/director M. Night Shyamalan, and it’s about time for someone to finally come to his defense.Read more →
What if Judd Apatow Remade Robert Altman’s 1970 classic MASH?
Hollywood loves remakes these days. I have a theory that, at some point, we’ll see every remotely popular film made between 1960 and 1990 reworked for modern audiences. The best we can hope for is that the filmmakers and performers…Read more →
You know the drill. Below is a classic movie photo with Jason’s caption. You’re encouraged to leave your own suggestion in the comment section below! Mr. Blonde decided to get the car himself, leaving Mr. White to deal with the…Read more →
Send Letters To Paramount For “American Hot Wax”!
Vito from Voorhees, New Jersey writes: Music rights hold up a lot of movies from being released on video, including one of my all-time favorites “American Hot Wax”. It’s the story of Alan Freed, the ’50s DJ widely credited for…Read more →
Movie Questions About The Keep, Night People & More
Letters. We get letters. And we’d like to answer them here, each time we update this column. So email us here at email@example.com and we’ll print the letters in this column. Here are a couple of our recent queries: Question:…Read more →
Lots…and Lots…and Lots of Movies!
All movie fans have ’em! Do you dare film yours and expose it to the world? (From the YouTube channel JLDFilmsPart2)Read more →
Wayne Wang & The Princess Of Nebraska
Even though his father named him after American movie icon John Wayne, Wayne Wang has never really made an action film or a western. But the Hong Kong-born filmmaker has been something of a chameleon throughout his fascinating 25-plus year…Read more →
Icons of Screwball Comedy, Volumes 1 and 2
COUP DE TORCH: At last, Sony has opened the floodgates to their library, and look what’s pouring out—all sorts of goodies for film fanatics. First and foremost are Icons Of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 1 and Icons Of Screwball Comedy, Vol….Read more →