#ThrowbackThursday – Crimson Tide

Original US release date: May 12, 1995 Production budget: $53,000,000 Worldwide gross: $157,387,195 Tony Scott's Crimson Tide was one of two (that I can recall) movies from the nineties that centered around a submarine crew amidst hostilities between the United States and Russia, with the second of those films being 1990's The Hunt for Red October from... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Great Buck Howard

Original US release date: March 20, 2009 Production budget: Unknown Worldwide gross: $900,689 The Great Buck Howard is a bit of a mystery.  Not the film, itself, but the circumstances surrounding the film.  The low-budget production, distributed by Magnolia Pictures, never really reached an audience.  Despite its charming narrative and characters and its brand-name cast,... Continue Reading →

Review – War for the Planet of the Apes

Back in 2011, Rupert Wyatt's Rise of the Planet of the Apes surprised the world simply by nature of its quality.  Though the Planet of the Apes franchise was once mighty, Tim Burton had attempted to revive it in 2001 to little success.  The film was a financial success, but seemingly failed to stir up much... Continue Reading →

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