In honor of the 30th anniversary of it’s release, Jon and I reviewed the Joe Dante classic Innerspace starring Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, and Meg Ryan. We did this episode in conjunction with the Large Marge Sent Us podcast which you can find on iTunes & Google Play. You can
Chris Rock’s Top Five seemed to be more of a commercial prospect when distributors were fighting for get U.S. rights at the Toronto International Film Festival. However, winning bidder Paramount might also have Oscar on the mind: Five hits select locations on Dec. 5 and theaters nationwide the following weekend.
This week there are a few great Blu-ray and DVD releases! House at the End of the Street, Dredd, Frankenweenie, Samsara, and Dallas: The Complete First Season are the best releases this week! Here’s a clip from House at the End of the Street (the still above is from the movies
Each month I pick movies that are the must-see, cream of the crop. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch. The top four films for the month will be ones that have the a lot of buzz,
It’s safe to say that Tim Burton is one of the world’s most successful style as substance filmmakers, even if his films have increasingly displayed a frustrating tendency to emphasize design for its own sake. However, Burton returns with a renewed focus on storytelling in Frankenweenie, a black and white
Here is a film by filmmaker Braden King, better known for his documentary abilities, is about an American cartographer (map maker), Will Shepard (Ben Foster) who is contracted to go to Armenia to to some extensive research in building a new map of the country. He meets an Armenian ex-patriot woman, Gadarine (Lubna Azabal) in a cafe one morning and they click almost immediately.
Another highlight from Comic Con today was the brand new Frankenweenie “homage” trailer, which debuted during the Walt Disney Studios panel. Honestly, the flick was not really on my radar, but after watching this trailer and chatting with the film’s producers, Don Hahn and Allison Abbate, this adaptation of Tim
Continuing a theme of epic television fantasy miniseries, this week Video Vault celebrates Hallmark Entertainment/NBC Studio’s Merlin. Originally aired as three 60-minute episodes over consecutive nights in April of 1998, Merlin is the award-winning chronicling of the life and times of literature’s (second?) most famous wizard. Directed by Steve Barron (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Coneheads), the film stars Sam