Hollywood is now talking about rebooting George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” which doesn’t necessarily need it, if you give it any thought. That being said, I am not against it (as I tend to be) because the original is a good film, but also a product of its time, which was 1968. So perhaps […]
I should mention that I have said the same thing about “Tron: Legacy,” and while there appears to be minimal movement on that front, all signs seem to indicate that it is happening. Guillmero Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim,” which cost somewhere between $180-200 million to produce, and earned just over $407 million worldwide – most […]
HTC isn’t doing too well in the smartphone wars. All that I have read says that their premium smart phone, the HTC One is a gorgeous, well-thought out device. That being said, with Apple and Samsung sucking up all the oxygen it’s hard for other smartphone makers to find some air to breathe. HTC seems […]
If I were that only person that said that “Pacific Rim” is a great time at the theater, then I could perhaps understand some hesitation. But if “Half In The Bag” says it’s good, you know they’re right. Their review is bit late (which Jay acknowledges) but better late than never.
The original “Robocop,” directed by Paul Verhoeven, was a science fiction film that was not only a satire of corporate culture and consumerism but was ideally representative of the 1980’s, a period of time when ‘Greed was good,’ and blatant excess was the order of the day. Coupled with Verhoeven’s own filmic excesses (Why shoot […]
I recently read that Breck Eisner is going to make a movie based on Stretch Armstrong, a stretchable (i.e., the name), pliable, and extremely bendable toy from Hasbro (the same company that created the Transformers and G.I. Joe). I remember playing with one when I was a kid. I also remember being very interested in […]