Review – Baywatch

I never watched "Baywatch".  Not one episode.  But, being a kid and teenager in the nineties, it was definitely on my radar.  I reached my twenties in the nineties, so it's not as though I didn't know who Pamela Anderson was.  But, even then, my standards were high enough that I didn't watch original syndicated... Continue Reading →

Review – Alien: Covenant

I became a fan of the Alien franchise later in life (relatively speaking).  Despite the fact that not all of the films have been of the highest standard, I remain a fan.  I love the character/creature design, probably as much as any other property out there.  I love the versatility of the franchise and how... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – American Beauty

Original US release date: September 15, 1999 Production budget: $15,000,000 Worldwide gross: $356,296,601 American Beauty is the 2000 Academy Award winner for Best Picture from director Sam Mendes, in what was his first directorial outing.  I saw the film shortly after its release and I recall thinking it was fine, but I didn't have the... Continue Reading →

Review – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

In my opinion, the original Guardians of the Galaxy is the best comic book film ever made.  It's not quite my favorite (that honor goes to The Avengers), but it is the best.  Director James Gunn, along with his co-writer Nicole Perlman and the rest of the Marvel Studios brass struck the perfect balance between... Continue Reading →

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