Movies

I love movies, and write about them often – here’s all my writing on film.

My contributions to the awesome #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly hashtag

Twitter exploded with lots of witty tweets using the #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly this weekend and I had to join in. Here’s my favorite: Young man seduced by religious radicals into committing act of terrorism; thousands killed. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly pic.twitter.com/59UwVC8PTc — Star Wars Reactions…

Why should people watch Star Trek?

There’s a lot of stuff to watch out there. And when I state a “lot”, I mean a LOT. If you look at the Entertainment section that is in your typical Target or Wal-Mart, there are tens of thousands of…

Happy anniversary to Jaws and Chinatown!

I found out, to my amazement, that two of my favorite movies were released on the same date, one year apart (in 1974 and 1975). That date is today, June 20th. Chinatown was, and is, a seminal work rich with…