Written by Carmen Culver, Colleen McCullough, and Lee StanleyDirected by Daryl Duke With the increasing use of a mini-series to adapt novels in the late seventies and early eighties, many stories that […]
Movie Review: Fahrenheit 9/11 – We Didn’t Start the Fire…
Written by Michael MooreDirected by Michael Moore Back in 2004, I saw this film in theaters. It was quite ironic that I saw Fahrenheit 9/11 in a Loews theater, which was then […]
Movie Review: Dante’s Peak – Every 70’s Disaster Flick Cliche Crammed into Two Hours of Better Effects
Written by Leslie BohemDirected by Roger Donaldson For a while in the mid-90s, it seemed that the advent of computer-generated special effects brought on a resurrection of disaster films, with special effects […]
Movie Review: Dead Heat (2002) – A Mediocre Cliched Film
Written by Mark MaloneDirected by Mark Malone Even before the resurrection of his career with the television show 24, I was always a big fan of Kiefer Sutherland’s. He seemed to have […]
Movie Review – Young Sherlock Holmes: It’s All Elementary, Isn’t It?
Written by Chris Columbus and Arthur Conan DoyleDirected by Barry Levinson A mysterious caped figure prowls the streets of London. Locating its target, the figure raises a tube to its mouth. The […]
Mona Lisa Smile: Only Smiling About Half the Plot
Written by Lawrence Konner and Mark RosenthalDirected by Mike Newell Being adopted, I often get into discussions on adoption in various locations on the Internet. Invariably, there are always those that can’t […]
Movie Review – Less Than Zero – The Dark Side of Beverly Hills 90210
Written by Bret Easton Ellis and Harley PeytonDirected by Marek Kanievska The 1980s was the era of “Just Say No” in the war on drugs. Less Than Zero was the Hollywood answer […]
Movie Review: Lost in Translation: What’s Missing from Your Life?
Written by Sofia CoppolaDirected by Sofia Coppola No one knows for sure what triggers a mid-life crisis. There just comes a point in someone’s life when they look upon what they’ve done […]
Movie Review: Splash – Dated But Still Fun!
Written by Brian Grazer, Bruce Jay Friedman, Lowell Ganz, and Babaloo MandelDirected by Ron Howard It’s hard for me to believe that it’s been thirty-five years since the release of the movie […]
Movie Review: Far From Heaven (2002) – The “Perfect” 50’s Wife Also Needs To Be A Brilliant Actress
Written by Todd HaynesDirected by Todd Haynes I had never heard the name Douglas Sirk prior to my viewing of the film Far From Heaven. To be more accurate, I hadn’t heard […]
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