Hacksaw Ridge – Trailer

I love a good war flick, though preferably of the more–relatively speaking–modern variety, where the people doing the fighting believe that what they’re doing is for all the right reasons, till they often come to see whichever conflict they happen to be engaging in a context larger than themselves. I think the first I can […]

Mea Culpa, Bryan Singer

Last week, I saw Godzilla.  It was OK, but a bit dour, though what I really wanted to see was X-Men: Days Of Future Past. I didn’t though. The reason, I told myself, was because Bryan Singer and some other Hollywood power-players were accused of molesting Michael Egan III numerous times when he was younger. And honestly, […]

‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Reboot

This is going to sound like sacrilege, but I have to say it:  I never liked Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby.”  There, my secret is out.  It’s treated like some sort of classic of slow-burn horror by most people who have seen it, but from what I could tell, it’s just slow.  In some ways the […]

The Omen (2006)

“The most recent version of “The Omen” (2006) isn’t terrible, but by being so faithful to the original makes one wonder why you wouldn’t go to the source. “ I recently visited my local Giant, looking for something work-related, when I stumbled upon a bin filled with previously-viewed movies, virtually all of them costing $3.99. […]

‘Carnage’ Trailer

Below is the the trailer for Roman Polanski‘s “Carnage.”  The last film of his I saw was “Rosemary’s Baby,” which was not nearly as entertaining as it was made out to be.  I have no intention of seeing anything else that the man puts out–and kick myself on occasion for even seeing ‘Rosemary,’–because there’s that […]