Archive for category: Film

Best Movie Sequels

Film

There’s long be a school of thought that sequels just don’t work.  Most people reference The Matrix movies as the perfect example of this.  The first film was brilliant and game changing.  The second and third movies just couldn’t live up to that.  However, some sequels do live up to the first film, and in […]

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Spot the Kelsey Grammer Voiceovers

featured, Film, Television

Nominated for 14 Emmys, Allen Kelsey Grammer, is no stranger to being in the limelight at the forefront of popular television. But Grammer’s work behind the camera is not as well known to the average viewer. His voiceover work has appeared on many programs and films where with his warm, deep baritone has added a […]

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10 Great Movie Cameos

Film, Humor

Movie cameos have been going on for almost as long as there have been movie stars, though it hasn’t only been limited to them. Director Alfred Hitchcock cameod in 39 of his 52 films, turning it into almost something of a game amongst his fans to spot him in his brief time on screen. In […]

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Funny Bond Girl Names

Babes, Film, Humor

With James Bond 23 being suspended indefinitely thanks to MGM having a distinct lack of money, I wanted to take some time and look back on Bond Girls that we’ve all loved, and the absurd, funny names they have a habit of getting stuck with. Dr. Holly Goodhead Played by Lois Chiles in Moonraker, I […]

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Best Comic Book Movies

Comics, Film

Next year is going to bring us several new comic book inspired movies, with Captain America and Thor both making their premiers, but that got me to thinking:  “What are the best comic book movies?”  Fortunately, I have an answer for everything. Blade Wesley Snipes may be having legal troubles right now, but back in […]

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Great Heist Movies

Film

I’ve always enjoyed heist films.  Some of it is rooting for the bad guy, and some of it is the cleverness with which the capers are pulled off.  With that in mind, here are some of my favorite heist movies. Three Kings (1999) A non-traditional heist movie in that it takes place during the end […]

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20 Great Guy Movies

Film

We’re all familiar with the concept of the “chick flick”.  But what about Guy Movies?  While chick flicks have a fairly standard set of rules, there are a lot of films that can fall under the heading of “guy movies”.  Some are action movies, some not, but they’re all films that every guys watches, quotes […]

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Harry Potter Pillows

Books, Film

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you and say that I’ve read all the Harry Potter books or seen all the movies (though I have seen most of them and they are entertaining). However, as I do understand the appeal of both, I can also understand how fans have created a demand […]

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5 Real Bank Heists That Inspired Movies

Film, News

There are a number of real life heists that inspired movies, from bank robberies to airplane hijackings and train robberies.  Some got away with the money, while others didn’t get away with anything. Boys in the Bank (1975) source: Wikipedia This 1975 movie was based on a heist at Chase Manhattan Bank on the 22nd […]

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Best and Worst Comic Movie Villains

Comics, Film

Every great hero needs a villain, otherwise we’d have no need for superheroes.  With the current trend in turning comics into movies, inevitably, something gets lost in translation.  Either the script is terrible, the special effects are lacking, or the casting just isn’t right. While it’s bad enough when it happens to the hero, it’s […]

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