#ThrowbackThursday – The Departed

Original US release date: October 6, 2006 Production budget: $90,000,000 Worldwide gross: $291,465,034 If you've read enough of my work, you know that crime movies generally aren't my thing.  I have no issue with them in concept but, much like war-based films, they often share the same themes, plot points, as well as characters that... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Spawn

Original US release date: August 1, 1997 Production budget: $40,000,000 Worldwide gross: $87,840,042 For those who don't remember, Spawn was a big deal back in the nineties.  Created by comic book legend Todd MacFarlane for the Image Comics series of the same name, Spawn was easily the biggest and most popular comic book character of... Continue Reading →

94. Rules Don’t Apply

It's been fifteen years since Warren Beatty acted in a film and eighteen years since he directed one.  It's extremely cool that I get to include him for both in my March to 100.  Rules Don't Apply isn't the first film to feature a major Hollywood actor portraying eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio prominently tackled... Continue Reading →

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