Batman Begins (2005)

Batman Begins (2005) – It was a dark time in our history after the debacle that was Batman & Robin. Eight long years passed with no Batman movie at all. There had been consideration of letting Joel Schumacher continue the franchise. There was the screenplay for Batman Triumphant, which would have featured the Scarecrow (Schumacher was … Continue reading

Licence to Kill (1989)

Licence to Kill (1989) – Timothy Dalton is an actor who I generally rather enjoy, particularly his wonderfully wicked turn in Edgar Wright’s Hot Fuzz. He is, of course, most famous for playing everyone’s favorite superspy James Bond. He only did it twice, in The Living Daylights and this film. He was actually the second … Continue reading

The Wire – Season 1

The Wire – Season 1 When I started this blog the idea was for it to be about movies AND television. For a while, and by a while I mean maybe the better part of a month, I maintained the TV blog writing about what shows I deemed worthy of writing about. However I am … Continue reading

Scream series

Slasher flicks thrived in the 1980s but a couple years into the 1990s the horror genre was in a noticeable decline. A screenwriter named Kevin Williamson decided that he wanted the final word on the slasher subgenre. He wrote a screenplay that was simultaneously a parody of and loving tribute to classic flicks like Halloween … Continue reading