CINERAMA HOLIDAY (CINERAMA)


1955 DIRECTOR: Robert L. Bendick, Philippe De Lacy May Contain Spoilers! Today is the 60th Anniversary of Cinerama Holiday's New York premier, which The Troller's and The Marsh's are "supposed" to have attended during the film's premier... But more on that intriguing twist later... The second of only five "True" Cinerama Travelogues, as well as one … Continue reading CINERAMA HOLIDAY (CINERAMA)

ARLINGTON ROAD


1999 DIRECTOR: Mark Pellington Contains MAJOR Spoilers! Arlington Road is a small time movie which if you blink and you missed it back in 1999, but may come across late one night when nothing else is on. But this offers more than that. This film is attempting to flesh out the persona of those responsible … Continue reading ARLINGTON ROAD

SHORT CIRCUIT


1986 DIRECTOR: John Badham NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO As a child of the 1980's, Short Circuit seemed to be the biggest thing on the planet at one point. I was collecting stickers for it even though I wouldn't see until the … Continue reading SHORT CIRCUIT

A BEAUTIFUL MIND


2001 DIRECTOR: Ron Howard May Contain Spoilers! Winner of 4 Oscars in 2002, including Best Picture and Director for Ron Howard, a hit and miss director who when he gets it right, he gets it right with films such as Backdraft (1991) and Apollo 13 (1995), A Beautiful Mind follows the real life journey of … Continue reading A BEAUTIFUL MIND

SLEEPERS


1996 DIRECTOR: Barry Levinson May Contain Spoilers! When I look back on Sleepers, I can remember a film in which it seemed that everybody was talking about back in 1996. The controversial "story", suggestions that it is true are in dispute, of four boys who accidentally maimed a man after they stole and hotdog cart … Continue reading SLEEPERS

KICK-ASS 2


2013 DIRECTOR: Jeff Wadlow NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? YES Kick-Ass (2010) may have been a controversial and cult classic comic book adaptation, but it wasn't the hit that many think that it was. Ground-breaking, clever and touched by realism, Kick-Ass deals with … Continue reading KICK-ASS 2

STATE OF PLAY


2009 DIRECTOR: Kevin Macdonald May Contain Spoilers! When I sat down to watch All The President's Men... Oh hang on, sorry, State Of Play, the first thing that struck me was the quality and the details. It felt like we were watching a working newspaper in action and then there's cast, led by Russell Crowe, Rachel … Continue reading STATE OF PLAY

GODZILLA (1998)


1998 DIRECTOR: Roland Emmerich May Contain Spoilers! 1954 saw the birth of the prolific Godzilla franchise, which would take Japan by storm throughout the 1950's and 60's. It was only a matter of time before Hollywood threw its hat into the ring. Even 1954's Gojira, was recut into an American version, retitled Godzilla: King Of … Continue reading GODZILLA (1998)

FRED CLAUS


2007 DIRECTOR: David Dobkin NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? MAYBE Fred Claus. What a title. Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti star as Frederich and Nicholas Claus, or Santa Claus to everyone else. The idea is simple: Two brothers grow apart and in opposite … Continue reading FRED CLAUS

ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS


2011 DIRECTOR: Karen Disher NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO First there was Ice Age (2001). Then, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2004) and Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs (2009). But before we got Ice Age 4: Continental Drift there was this … Continue reading ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS