Archive for March, 2015

With actors Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Missi Pyle and Rainn Wilson, Galaxy Quest may hold the title for “Best Character Actor Lineup”. The cast of the long-since-cancelled sci-fi series “Galaxy Quest” have been reduced to making convention appearances and store openings in character to get paid. When series lead/pompous fathead Jason Nesmith (Tim   Read More …

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Before 2014’s Maleficent retconned (aka retroactive continuity) Sleepy Beauty (1959) into what can be chalked up to an inaccurate story by an unreliable narrator, it was a bland telling of a classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. At newborn princess Aurora’s christening, the uninvited Maleficent shows up (ironically because she wasn’t invited) and curses the baby   Read More …

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As a first time director I didn’t know what to expect. The dates were set, the equipment was booked, and the cast and crew were ready to go. It took a couple of months in pre-production to prepare for the 3-day shoot schedule but it was well worth it. I couldn’t have asked for a   Read More …

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In the event of society’s collapse where all future generations have only DVDs to tell them of our history, let’s hope a) the have a sense of parody, or b) they don’t watch Walk Hard. A parody of music biopics such as The Doors, Ray, and particularly Walk The Line, the 2007 film Walk Hard   Read More …

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If it wasn’t for Ted Raimi, Man with the Screaming Brain might’ve had the qualifications to be considered a true piece of satire on Sci-Fi B movies. Instead, it’s just a lousy slapstick B movie. William Cole (Bruce Campbell), pompous American pharmaceuticals CEO, travels to Bulgaria for an important business meeting. While there, his pompousness   Read More …

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