Post Tagged with: "movies"

Best 80s Movies

Film

Oh this should be fun.  As a child of the 80s (I was born in 1980 for anybody that cares), there’s something about seeing a movie from the 80s on TV that just makes me smile.  Whether it’s the special effects, the acting, or seeing actors that are so well-known today when they were just […]

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Best Movie Twists

Film

There’s something about a twist within a movie, be it at the middle or end, that I’ve always enjoyed.  Maybe it’s because I can usually call them before they happen and I like the validation, but I appreciate a movie with a good twist to it.  The hero is the killer, the whole thing was […]

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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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Micheal Myers Is Such a Complicated Guy

featured, Film

Of all the Halloween movies out there, Halloween is maybe the best.  The first one (1978), that is.  The second one is pretty good too.  The third one  had nothing at all to do with Michael Myers, who is the big bad reason that the Halloween movies are so great.  The fourth and fifth movies, […]

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Movie Trilogies That Don’t Completely Suck

Film

The movie industry is filled with trilogies that did good for two movies and then dropped the ball on the third time around. The Spider-Man, X-Men, Matrix, and Godfather trilogies easily spring to mind as film series that fell apart on the third time around. Does that mean that all trilogies are doomed to failure? […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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Do you recognize these famous cars?

Film, Humor

Do you recognize these famous cars? Eat Me – Death Mobile From the classic 1978 college movie Animal House.  Delta fraternity member Kent Dorfman  F’d up and trusted he fellow fraternity brothers.  Flounder trusted his older brother’s car to the likes of D-Day, Bluto, Otter but unfortunately the car was totaled.  Much like Jeff Spicoli’s […]

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Best Movie Adaptations of Books

Books, Film

I’m a fan of both movies and books, and so it’s always interesting to me to see movies of books I’ve read, and to read the books on which movies I’ve seen were based.  That being said, some movies based on books just drop the ball.  They either try to change too much, or only […]

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The Art of Opening Title Sequences in Film

Film

If you love movies and I think you do you then you probably have seen many of these opening titles sequences. But there were more than a few I had forgotten or had never seen. Ian Albinson created this amazing sequence of Titling film, and highlights about one hundred years of film titles and credits. […]

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Superhero/Super-Villain Posters

Artwork, Comics

In the last few years, and in the next few years to come, there have been and will be a lot of superhero movies. Between a reboot of the Batman franchise, the Iron Man movies, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, and the upcoming reboots of the X-Men and Spider-Man franchises, not to mention what is sure […]

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