Halloween series

So Halloween is upon us and this year it occurred to me that I had only seen half of the Halloween films. I decided to rectify that this year. Halloween (1978) You know I kind of go back and forth on Halloween. I last saw it in 2009 and thought that while good it was … Continue reading

Boardwalk Empire – “A Dangerous Maid” & “What Does the Bee Do?”

Boardwalk Empire – “A Dangerous Maid” So I didn’t do any blogging last week so I’m kind of doing double-duty this week to catch up. So first I’m going over last week’s episode before moving on to this week’s. So apparently a little thing like pregnancy will not keep clothes on Lucy Danziger! Between this … Continue reading

Raising Arizona (1987)

Raising Arizona (1987) – Oh those Coen Brothers and their Coen-y Coen-ness… I always love that they feel free to indulge their own idiosyncratic impulses and make some bizarre and entertaining films. The Coens have long followed series films (Fargo, No Country For Old Men) with more overt comedies (The Big Lebowski, Burn After Reading) … Continue reading

The Rock (1996)

The Rock (1996) — Maybe it’s because I saw it when I was 11 and have always reverted to that mindset, but I fucking love this movie. It hits every note that an action movie should hit. [Plus it has conspiracy theories, which I was really into as a kid]. Beyond the stars (Nic Cage, … Continue reading

Halloween (2007)

Halloween (2007) — There really is a lot to hate about this movie, but watching it back-to-back with the original I liked it better than I remember liking it.  While I would hesitate to call it a better movie than the original, I was somewhat more entertained by it.  Most of my problems with it … Continue reading