When I heard all the brouhaha over Paul Feig’s reboot of Ivan Reitman’s 1984 Ghostbusters I didn’t quite understand what it was all about; beyond the obvious, such as recasting the leads as women. You see, because while I enjoyed the original movie, it didn’t make much of an impression on me. And Brendan Mertans Ghostheads didn’t […]
I’ve written on this topic before, though I have yet to find an answer–satisfying or otherwise.
“Entertaining, in that singularly unique Spike Lee way.” Spike Lee is a fascinating director, for better or for worse. By which I mean, the trip isn’t always the most leisurely, though if you’re prescient enough to see where he’s trying to take you, you find yourself the better for it. Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, the movie that he […]
I might have to turn in my African-American membership card after I admit this, but I have never been a huge fan of Spike Lee’s films. I often admire what I assume are his goals when making them, but in my eyes the final execution always left something to be desired because (it felt to […]
Gerry Anderson, the prolific British producer of shows like Space Precinct, UFO, Space: 1999, Terrahawks and Thunderbirds, died in 2012 but despite that fact he’s in a sense back with a new series, Firestorm, with the initial episodes being funded via Kickstarter. As I said, Anderson embarked upon the greatest adventure two years ago, though before […]
I don’t traditionally like to link to full movies but Prelude To Axanar is something special, and this is coming from someone who isn’t a huge fan of the Star Trek universe (as far as the televised series’ are concerned, I prefer Star Trek: Deep Space Nine most because Capt. Benjamin Sisko (Avery Brooks) wasn’t above engaging […]
Bob Woodruff, Jr. and Alec Gillis of studioADI, the practical special effects house behind a lot of your favorite movies, including the Predator and Alien films, as well as the upcoming Kickstarter-funded practical horror film, Harbinger Down) are two men that clearly enjoy their work. You can see the devotion and craftsmanship that their effects shop brings to […]