I looked up the writers of the classic Frank Capra flick It's a Wonderful Life. Capra's name was among them, and when I did some further-depth research about his own life, I was a little surprised to … more
Lee Chang-dong’s films are often lyrical and thematic in their nature. His films are often immersed in the realities of life wrapped around in a very single theme. His movies often become critically … more
This was a great movie full of great scenery and cinematography that gives this Arkansas based film a feeling of being real. The characters here seem like real people and it is because of that that you … more
While there are movies whose strength comes from the originality and the way it brings power to its narrative, there are some whose beauty lies in its simplicity and the way the story is told. Such a … more
drifter51 posted a Quick Tip about Perry Mason.
August 31, 2013
The granddaddy of TV courtroom dramas. Always loved this show which ran from 1957-1966. CBS video began releasing these a few years ago. Thus far I own the first seven seasons and I have every intention … more
One time I was asked why there were times that I would like a movie with such a simple story and yet I would enjoy it more than a movie that tries to be a little more surprising. I guess it is because … more
I could launch into a wild explanation of Castle, and tell you all the many, many things that are wonderful about it. Let's face it, though; anyone being honest will tell you they're only watching Castle … more
So this is another book to film adaptation. Considering I haven't read the book I cannot compare them (although I do plan on reading it eventually). The film was alright. I think Ezra Miller and Tilda … more
woopak_the_thrill posted a Quick Tip about Argo.
May 31, 2013
When I saw the first Flower and Snake film, I became impressed with the lengths Aya Sugimoto, a popular pop star/model would go to make that film. Despite its multiple scenes of sexual intercourse and … more
Whip (Denzel Washington) is a pilot who is shown that he is both a heavy drinker and a cocaine user. He heads to work and right after take-off the plane is hit with an incredible amount of turbulance. … more
I saw bits and parts of this film last night on TV and decided to check it out again on dvd. It is quite surprising that a movie about a boy losing his bicycle can be compelling. It is a harrowing account … more