This is it! The end of the 2016 Year-in-Review! In case you missed the rest of the countdown, here are Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3! Did your favorite make it onto my list? If not, don't fret. It's only because it wasn't good enough! (Or maybe I just missed it?) You know which... Continue Reading →
Review – Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
I've been a fan of the Resident Evil franchise since the first game hit the original PlayStation back in 1998. My friend came over and we stayed up all night playing it because I had just gotten my PlayStation and had yet to purchase a memory card, meaning we couldn't save our progress. At about 5:00... Continue Reading →
2016 Year in Review – The Top 25 Films of 2016: #10-6
Welcome to Part 3 of The Top 25 Films of 2016! We're getting down to the nitty-gritty, with only one more Year-in-Review column remaining after today! In case you missed them, here are part one and part two! Has your favorite shown up, yet? If not, maybe it will, today, as we carry on with .... Continue Reading →
2016 Year in Review – The Top 25 Films of 2016: #15-11
Okay, we're picking up where we left off. If you missed it, here's Part 1 with numbers 25 through 16! Moving on with . . . The Top 25 Films of 2016 15. 20th Century Women If not for its well-deserved Golden Globe nominations, I might have missed out on 20th Century Women. What a shame... Continue Reading →
2016 Year in Review – The Top 25 Films of 2016: #25-16
Here we go. I've been trying to see as many straggling 2016 films that I can before compiling this list. Truth be told, there are still a few that I need to see, but it doesn't look like I have any way of seeing them for at least two weeks, and I don't want to... Continue Reading →
#ThrowbackThursday – The Terminator
"Should Cameron have waited until the effects technology caught up to his imagination before telling this story?"
2016 Year In Review – The Top 5 Funniest Movies
"There's not a single movie on this list that was marketed as a pure comedy."
2016 Year in Review – The Top 5 Faces of the Future
"Learn the name. Avoid the bandwagon."
110. 20th Century Women
I really wanted to see 20th Century Women before the Golden Globes, but it didn't hit wide release until this weekend, so it just wasn't possible. The Academy Award nominations are announced this coming Tuesday, so that may have been a factor in the timing of the nationwide expansion. But will it get some nominations? ... Continue Reading →
Review – Split
Once upon a time, M. Night Shyamalan was my favorite director. The Sixth Sense was a work of genius and an instant classic. Shyamalan's follow-up to that one wasn't quite at the same level, but Unbreakable was quality filmmaking. Signs was tremendous. Then, things slacked off. I liked The Village more than most others did. And I... Continue Reading →