Release: Friday, September 18, 2015 [Theater] Written by: William Nicholson; Simon Beaufoy Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur There are a great many A-list names attached to this cinematic treatment of a particularly dark chapter in the history of Mt. Everest, yet the only one that really matters is the one given to the mountain. As a climber forebodingly notes … Continue reading Everest
Release: Thursday, July 29, 2010 [Netflix] Directed by: Jeff Tremaine In my high school days I picked up an unreasonably heavy, gold-framed Mongoose flatland bike, thinking that I was going to get into this whole BMX thing, unaware that it was going to be just a phase. Unaware that the kind of bike I had wasn't really … Continue reading 30-for-30: The Birth of Big Air
Hey everyone, I’m featured once again over on MovieRob for September’s Genre Grandeur (favorite ’70s movies). Come check out my thoughts on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!
For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Movies of the 70’s, here’s a review of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) by Tom of Digital Shortbread.
Thanks again to Sherise of The Girl That Loved to Review. for choosing this month’s genre.
Next month’s Genre has been chosen by me.
In honor of the month when Marty McFly came to visit us here in 2015, I have decided that we will be reviewing our favorite movies featuring time travel.
Please get me your submissions by the 25th of October by sending them to firstname.lastname@example.org Try to think out of the box! Let’s see what Tom thought of this movie:
Number of times seen: dozens, though the most recent watch was probably about 10 years ago now
Brief Synopsis: A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory…
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Release: Friday, October 2, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Taylor Sheridan Directed by: Denis Villeneuve In Sicario (Spanish for 'hit man') we get to take a tour south of the U.S.-Mexico border, heading to Ciudad Juárez to infiltrate the infamously violent and complex system of drug cartels that has consumed Juárez so completely it has become responsible for the random abductions of … Continue reading Sicario
Panic time is now over as I have finally found something to talk about this Thursday. (Why don't I have a DVD plan with Netflix yet? That would surely eliminate some of this stress of finding movies I want to see only to be denied by a limited viewing availability. Oh, wait. That's right. It … Continue reading TBT: National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002)
The latest DSB Spotlight sheds some light on one of the great American cities, New York. It has served as a backdrop for an overwhelming number of films, from instant classics to bottom-of-the-barrel B-movie schlock and anything in between. How this sprawling jungle of industrial and economical development and colliding cultures is portrayed in films is just … Continue reading DSB Spotlight: New York in the Movies
Release: Friday, September 18, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Mark Mallouk; Jez Butterworth Directed by: Scott Cooper In Scott Cooper's third film, Johnny Depp is one bad man. How bad? Bad enough to make the stench of his Charlie Mortdecai finally drift away, sure. But now another question is bugging me: what does he do after this? How long … Continue reading Black Mass
Time to break out your favorite JanSport backpack, No.2 pencils and loose leaf notebook paper boys and girls, because it's once again time to go back to hell school in this second edition of Throwback to School September. (Catchy phrase, right?) Fortunately in this world, all you'll really need is a backpack to throw in … Continue reading TBT: Superbad (2007)
Release: Friday, March 21, 2014 [Netflix] Written by: Joe Carnahan Directed by: Joe Carnahan Where this guy's going, he's definitely going to need roads . . . and a lot of luck. Joe Carnahan's Stretch is best enjoyed when your guard is down, when you're in the mood for watching something that, taken scene by scene, makes … Continue reading Stretch
I would like to thank Table9Mutant (a.k.a. Mutant, a.k.a. Mutey) of Cinema Parrot Disco for the opportunity to review a film that is, in my estimation, a downright classic. If you have yet to check out her site yet, please drop what you're doing now and head over there (or after you've read this, that … Continue reading IMDb Top 250: The Elephant Man (1980)