Genre Grandeur – The Iron Giant (1999) – Digital Shortbread

Originally posted on MovieRob:
For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Animated Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Non-Disney/PIXAR) Movies, here’s a review of The Iron Giant (1998) by Tom of Digital Shortbread Thanks again to S.G. Liput of Rhyme and Reason for choosing this month’s genre. Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Kim of Tranquil Dreams.  We…

Maggie

Release: Friday, May 8, 2015 [iTunes] Written by: John Scott III Directed by: Henry Hobson In defense of a very deliberately paced, melancholic film misleadingly billed as a thriller, Maggie serves as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s finest hour (and a half). Of course, describing Arnie’s role here as the best thing he’s ever done may seem a relative compliment. There has beenContinue reading “Maggie”

Frank

Release: Friday, September 5, 2014 (limited) [Netflix] Written by: Jon Ronson; Peter Straughan Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson Any film that strives to turn Domhnall Gleeson into a thoroughly unlikable character is one I’m uncomfortable watching. Frank is just such a film. Focusing on an aspiring musician who stumbles upon an eccentric pop band with an unpronounceable name (they call themselvesContinue reading “Frank”

Decades Blogathon – Back To The Future (1985)

Originally posted on three rows back:
So here we are; the final day of what has been being a fantastic Decades Blogathon. Thank you to everyone who took the time to help make this such a great event, but thanks most of all to the one and only Tom from Digital Shortbread. Tom has been…

Decades Blogathon – Batman Begins (2005)

They say all fun has to come to an end sometime. Here we are at the end of the first ever Decades Blogathon and I know Mark has said it already, but I would just like to reiterate how much fun it’s been getting to read everyone’s contributions and seeing the variety with regards notContinue reading “Decades Blogathon – Batman Begins (2005)”

Decades Blogathon – Casino (1995)

Originally posted on three rows back:
As hard as it may be to believe we are entering the home stretch of the Decades Blogathon, hosted by myself and the indubitable Tom from Digital Shortbread! The blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the fifth year of the decade. Tom and I are running different…

Decades Blogathon – Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Hey all, second-to-last day in the Decades Blogathon! We can’t believe it’s already almost over, but time does fly when you’re having fun! To bring the guest reviews to a conclusion, I would like to feature Rob from the prolific MovieRob and his take on a comedy classic. Anyone who hasn’t given his site aContinue reading “Decades Blogathon – Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)”

Decades Blogathon – Deep Red (1975)

Originally posted on three rows back:
It’s day seven of the Decades Blogathon, hosted by myself and the singular Tom from Digital Shortbread! The blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the fifth year of the decade. Tom and I are running different entries each day; and this one comes from Anna at Film…

Decades Blogathon – The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Welcome back to the blogathon everyone! Hope you all enjoyed your weekend (or are continuing to enjoy it this Memorial Day). I have for you today a review from Renlau who runs his own site Kaput, Already — a place that’s dedicated to more than just well-written film reviews. This site has many an interesting postContinue reading “Decades Blogathon – The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)”

JCR Factor #2

Well here we are with a second edition of the John C. Reilly Factor — Thomas J’s latest character study. Find more like them here and here. Or just peruse the Features menu up top. Last month we were talking about this and so now I’d like to switch out of that melodrama and move onContinue reading “JCR Factor #2”