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Cool Videos: Fan trailer imagines Batman and Robin if done by Tim Burton

In many ways we should be thankful to Joel Schumacher for BATMAN AND ROBIN. The late-90’s opus put a nail in the Bat’s coffin until Christopher Nolan decided to bring him back from the dead. Who knows how much sillier the movies would’ve gotten had it succeeded? It’s hard to picture that kind of hell. The movie has its ironic fans, but the movie is truly...
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01.04.2017
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Starship Troopers reboot is in the works from Baywatch writers

Paul Verhoeven 's STARSHIP TROOPERS is one of those movies that people either love or they hate; as for myself, you can put me firmly in the love group. Verhoeven's rough adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's novel was deliciously satirical, completely over-the-top and filled to the brim with blood and guts, both of the human and insect variety. Several direct-to-video sequels...
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11.03.2016
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 1998 (video)

In this new series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for any given...
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10.25.2016
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 1997 (video)

In this continuing series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for any...
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09.28.2016
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Curtis Hanson

After a couple of weeks off to cover the Toronto International Film Festival, we’re back with The Good, The Bad & The Badass, covering the passing of a great director... Curtis Hanson For much of his career, Curtis Hanson was a journeyman director. He was about as good or as bad as his material, capable of putting-out crowd-pleasing thrillers like THE...
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09.26.2016
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Awfully Good Movies: Turbulence (Video)

Turbulence (1997) Director:  Robert Butler Stars:  Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Brendan Gleeson This weekend, Tom Hanks is piloting a crippled airplane to possible Oscar gold in Clint Eastwood's SULLY, but not even Chelsey Sullenberger can save the plane in this week's Awfully Good Movie: the 1997 thriller TURBULENCE, starring Ray...
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09.07.2016
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Face-Off: The Rock vs. Con Air

In our previous Face-Off , I dropped close combat action films JACK REACHER and JOHN WICK into the ring, and not only did 100% of you agree with my decision to give it to JOHN WICK , no one complained that it was a lopsided Face-Off or politely asked me to leave the internet forever. It was as if I'd died and went to movie column Heaven. They already have the Episode VIII trailer there,...
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09.06.2016
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Awfully Good: Con Air

Before DC unleashes SUICIDE SQUAD on the public, let's look back at another time a group of bad guys got loose and stole the show…   Con Air (1997)   Director: Simon West Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich The touching story of a convict with a heart of gold and his struggle to get his stuffed rabbit...
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08.03.2016
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Why It Works: Good Will Hunting

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** You know his name; it's Matt Damon . With JASON BOURNE hitting theaters next Friday, the actor is celebrating over twenty years as a major player in the industry. After notable...
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07.22.2016
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Face-Off: Stargate vs. The Fifth Element

In our previous Face-Off , JAWS beat out ALIEN for the title of best 1970's monster-in-the-house horror classic. Most of you agreed with the verdict, and kudos to user choochgas for pointing out just how instrumental JAWS was in bringing the summer blockbuster to life, which I failed to point out in my article. This week, with sci-fi colossus INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE right...
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06.14.2016
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The UnPopular Opinion: Titanic

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I recently had a conversation with someone and...
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04.21.2016
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Awfully Good: George of the Jungle

Disney takes another trip in to the jungle this week and so do we...   George of the Jungle (1997)   Director: Sam Weisman Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Hayden Church   ENCINO MAN meets TARZAN. GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE is a movie that has no right working as well as it does.  I don’t think...
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04.13.2016
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