In the third installment of the Terminator films, we find a John Connor (Nick Stahl) who is no longer thirteen, and “lives off the grid.” John is a young adult living on the streets, with no phone, no home, nothing. He is working in manual labor, recalling the past through a voiceover narration. “They tried… [Read More]
I really never understood the title of Judgment Day for this film, because it really wasn’t a “Judgment Day”. It doesn’t take away from the film which in its time was pretty great. However, rewatching it you can see how storytelling and movie magic has evolved greatly. Even if you compare this to Avatar (another… [Read More]
The Terminator started it all in 1984, for both James Cameron and the long-running franchise. But what keeps us coming back for more?
On the surface, this is a strange Terry Gilliam movie. Now, many Gilliam movies (The Brothers Grimm, 12 Monkeys) are strange, but this one appears to be shockingly normal… at first. A shock jock, Jack Lucas (Jeff Bridges), sports the Howard Stern lifestyle, shouting out his misanthropic bile on the radio waves, until one day his… [Read More]
Cupid. Hearts. Coal-mining-pick-axe-wielding-serial-killers. Chocolates. One of these things is not like the others. One of these things just doesn’t belong. Oh, contraire. Because if you’ve ever enjoyed the sheer deliciousness of this week’s feature, you’ll know not since the odd coupling of chocolate and peanut butter have two great tastes tasted so great together. That’s… [Read More]