"By opting out of these films, one is making the active choice to lose touch with where we are as a global society and culture."
The Movie March Golden Globes Preview!
The original plan was to see another movie, today, but guess what? SNOWED IN! So, here's something else I was planning on doing . . . The Movie March Golden Globes Preview! For those who aren't aware, the Golden Globes - taking place on Sunday night, January 8 - are conducted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and covers... Continue Reading →
50/50, Part 1 – The Top Five Standout Performances
This is the first of five Top Five lists for this week. Each day, Monday through Friday, will see a new 50/50 column covering the first half (50 down, 50 to go) of my March to 100. Well . . . the first 49, I suppose. But 49/51 doesn't have the same ring. If Thursday night's number... Continue Reading →
Interlude – “Harley Quinn = Money” Should Be Warner Brothers’s Takeaway From the Success of Deadpool
Warner Brothers and DC have an untapped money bomb in their pocket.
Interlude – Audiences Demanded An Unfaithful Deadpool, Got It, And It’s a Huge Success
Oh, hey, there. Thanks for clicking. I admit, the headline is a little over-the-top. The Deadpool we got in the film isn't entirely unfaithful. As I said in my original thoughts on the film (riiiiiiiight here), the characterization is pretty much dead-on. And his origin is pretty close, too. But, as an adaptation of the... Continue Reading →
You need to understand this: I love Deadpool. Really. I didn't learn about Deadpool after the film was announced and jump on the bandwagon. I didn't discover him from thousands of cutesy Internet memes and then declare myself a knowledgeable fan without ever reading a single issue of any of his comic book series. No, I'm a... Continue Reading →