Month: August 2017

Total 7 Posts

The Trip to Spain by Brian Wallinger

To be completely honest, I knew next to nothing about this film, let alone the two previous film’s in this comedy series. Director Michael Winterbottom has created a surely delightful film in this entry, the continuing journey of actors Steve

I Am Home: Twenty Years of ‘Event Horizon’

Twenty years ago this week, audiences were scared out of their wits with Paul Anderson’s sci fi-horror-fetish film, Event Horizon.  Plagued by production problems and studio interference, Anderson’s film ended up as maimed as most of the victims in the film

‘Dave Made a Maze’ Is Zany Fun

I was fortunate to grow up with films like The Never Ending Story, Labyrinth, Gremlins, and Explorers.  To me, these zany films allowed me to explore my own dreams, to follow my passions, and to realize that the world is

Soderbergh’s Ultra Cool Caper “Logan Lucky” Is A Blast

When writer-director Steven Soderbergh announced his retirement from filmmaking in 2013 to pursue painting, we thought he was gone for good. Soderbergh stated that there were too many obstacles to movie making. “I’m interested in exploring another art form while

Review: “Atomic Blonde” by Brian Wallinger

Based on Anthony Johnston’s wildly popular graphic novel series, David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde is very much a typical espionage spy thriller you’d expect it to be.  It begins when Charlize Theron is being debriefed in an unknown location. Taking place

Prieto’s Timely ‘Kidnap’ Has Strong Personality.

Halle Berry demonstrates time and again how magnetic her presence is on the silver screen.  She made her feature film debut in Tony Scott’s The Last Boy Scout in 1991.  She has won an Academy Award for her lead performance

“The Dark Tower” Crumbles Under It’s Own Weight

For as long as I can remember, films adapted from Stephen King’s novels or short stories have resulted in either outright classics or box office failures that eventually turn into cult classics. I confess that I have not read his