Archive for February, 2010

Good Teen Romance Movies

Monday, February 22, 2010 at 11:56 am

For our readers in the thirteen to eighteen age group, here’s a list of good teen romance movies. These films can actually be enjoyed by moviegoers of any age, but the lead characters do tend to be high school students with high school problems. If you’d like to rent some of the films on this [...]

Ed Howard – Film Interviews

Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 1:29 pm

It’s once again time for another action-packed episode of Critical Juncture, our weekly look into the minds of the finest film critics and bloggers. Our guest this week is Ed Howard, a man well-versed in both music and cinema. But before we jump into the questions, let’s pause for a moment and get to know [...]

Good Comedy Movies 2007

Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 10:18 am

I like to laugh. In fact, sometimes I laugh so hard that stuff flies out my nose. I’ll admit that it can be pretty gross at times, but I mention this to set up my list of good comedy movies 2007. If you, too, enjoy the thought of bizarre fluids and lint flying from your [...]

Good Black Movies for Black History Month

Friday, February 19, 2010 at 1:08 pm

To demonstrate that I’m not a total racist hillbilly, I proudly present this list of good black movies for Black History Month. The following films either detail an important time in African-American history (such as the Civil Rights Movement), they’ve had a major impact on black culture and/or filmmaking, or they star Judd Nelson (he’s [...]

Good Racing Movies

Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:38 pm

Good racing movies feature men (and women) driving at top speeds, risking their very lives for the thrill of victory and a substantial cash prize. And in some cases, the action is instead played out on an asphalt highway or back-country road. But no matter where their pedal-to-the-metal antics occur, these good racing movies will [...]

10 Good Stoner Movies

Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 4:55 pm

If you like to get baked, check out these 10 good stoner movies. Not only is marijuana prominently featured in each of the following films, but it’s a perfect excuse to fire one up yourself. And, yes, I was going to include Pineapple Express on the list, but I got hungry and went to the [...]

15 Good ’80s Movies

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 5:45 pm

These 15 good ’80s movies are ideal for anyone wanting to recapture the films of their childhood or explore the cinema of a past generation. From sexy thrillers to wacky comedies, this list includes a little bit of everything. If you look hard enough at some local garage sales, I’ll bet you can even find [...]

The Best Films of Martin Scorsese

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 3:47 pm

This list of the best films of Martin Scorsese is prompted by the impending release of Shutter Island, his 21st feature film since starting in 1967. Scorsese’s works are often filled with violence, dark humor, themes of redemption, prominently-placed songs, and either Robert De Niro or Leonardo DiCaprio. While The Departed became the director’s highest-grossing [...]

Good Sad Movies for People Who Enjoy Crying

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 10:22 am

The following list is comprised of good sad movies for people who enjoy crying. Believe it or not, there are actually individuals out there who like to break down sobbing courtesy of a good tearjerker. How else do you explain the success of movies based on the works of Nicholas Sparks? If you already feel [...]

Good Kids Movies

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 1:27 am

While I’m not a big fan of good kids movies, I’m certain that a number of our readers are. That’s why I’ve bitten the proverbial bullet and compiled this list of some of the best kids movies currently available on DVD and Blu-ray. Luckily, most of these films can also be enjoyed by adults, so [...]