"(FALLOUT) fires on all cylinders, then takes those cylinders, supercharges them, fills them all with nitroglycerin, puts each one in its own microwave within a nuclear power plant, sets the timers for 5 seconds, and then yells, 'RUUUUUUN!' just to see what happens."
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 →
Here's a secret: I've never been crazy about Disney's original Pete's Dragon. Really, it was only because of Mickey Rooney's hammy performance. Even as a kid, I thought he was pretty awful in that movie. I hated his performance so much that I couldn't enjoy the rest of the film. So, finally, I have myself a Mickey-Rooney-free... Continue Reading →