Terminator: Dark Fate

Release: Friday, November 1, 2019 →On Demand  Written by: David Goyer; Justin Rhodes; Billy Ray Directed by: Tim Miller Terminator: Dark Fate is the best installment in the series since Judgment Day and it’s not even close. That said, having never been a die-hard I have gotten along pretty well with most* of the sequels, even the mind-bendingly-complex-and-not-in-a-good-way Terminator Genisys,Continue reading “Terminator: Dark Fate”

Decades Blogathon — The Running Man (1987)

Welcome to Day 2 in the third annual Decades Blogathon! If you missed out on the inaugural day’s activities, be sure to check the Recent Posts list here on this blog (right hand column) and on Three Rows Back!  Once again, Mark and I are running an event in which bloggers discuss a film of theirContinue reading “Decades Blogathon — The Running Man (1987)”

Terminator Genisys

Release: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Laeta Kalogridis; Patrick Lussier Directed by: Alan Taylor He’s back . . . but is he better? Of course the answer to that one is pretty easy. Arnie himself admits it, deflecting by describing himself as “old but not obsolete” in key moments where the action lulls and the charactersContinue reading “Terminator Genisys”

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”

TBT: Jingle All the Way (1996)

This particular usage of the former Mister Universe is so much fun I almost want to dedicate all TBT‘s this month to Arnie. Although I would simply love to analyze his endearing accent to death all month long, it is December after all and, let’s face it — I couldn’t really get away with notContinue reading “TBT: Jingle All the Way (1996)”

Escape Plan

Release: Friday, October 18, 2013 [Theater] What do the Terminator, Jesus, Jurassic Park, 50 Cent and prison break all have in common? The answer: director Mikael Håfström’s beyond-ludicrous Escape Plan. That may be the weirdest lead-in ever written, but ultimately it’s what you are going to pay for in this latest battle between Hollywood’s biggest brand nameContinue reading “Escape Plan”