Movies

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

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…

Happy 30th anniversary Ghostbusters!

Hard to believe, but 30 years ago this weekend Ghostbusters was released, a movie that many expected to bomb. Well, it didn’t, and the monster hit became a permanent part of our pop culture (and one of my favorite films). To celebrate, here’s Ray Parker Jr. ripping off Huey Lewis…