Archive for March, 2010

English Action Movies

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Check out these good English action movies if you’ve got a hankering for hard men with big guns or tiny cars speeding through the narrow streets of London. “Hard man” is British slang for a violent or ruthless individual, by the way, so don’t go getting the wrong idea. All the following English action movies […]

Japanese Action Movies

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 1:01 pm

Japanese action movies are never going to be dull, thanks in part to the fact that almost all films from that country are crazy as hell on some level. Our friends in the Land of the Rising Sun don’t follow the standard Hollywood conventions, so audiences are frequently left with their mouths agape by what […]

Chinese Action Movies – A Brief History

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 6:04 pm

Chinese action movies have been around far longer than most fans of the genre would suspect. In this post, we’ll be taking a brief look at the history of Chinese action films, detailing some of their most important players, and even making a recommendation or two for potential viewers. And for those readers unfamiliar with […]

Good Easter Movies

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 10:04 am

These good Easter movies will provide hours of entertainment for those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Many of these films feature the Son of God in a central role, while others include a spiritual lesson or historical look at Christianity. And for those readers with a sense of humor, I’ve even included a little […]

Netflix Top 100

Monday, March 29, 2010 at 4:06 pm

The Netflix Top 100 list includes all the films that are currently most popular with Netflix customers from across the United States. This list is updated once per week, and a film’s upward or downward trend can be followed by looking for the plus or minus symbols. This is one of the many helpful features […]

Netflix Stock Price – Netflix Stock Symbol

Monday, March 29, 2010 at 12:45 pm

This discussion of the Netflix stock price and the Netflix stock symbol is intended to be a valuable resource for those of you looking for new investments. Since it began trading on the NASDAQ in May of 2002, Netflix has experienced impressive growth and continues to offer significant returns. Even if you’ve never made an […]

AFI Top Courtroom Drama Movies

Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 10:21 am

As part of their 10 Top 10 series, the American Film Institute presented their AFI Top Courtroom Drama Movies in June of 2008. James Woods made the announcements, and eligibility hinged on some system of justice playing a crucial role in the film’s narrative. While the list may be a few years old, it still […]

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – My Favorite Movie Scenes

Friday, March 26, 2010 at 5:34 pm

In this week’s edition of My Favorite Movie Scenes, I’ll be looking at Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, an underrated film from 2005. Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer, the movie is filled with clever, rapid-fire dialogue courtesy of screenwriter Shane Black (who also directs), and the whole hard-boiled affair smoothly melds the crime genre […]

Carrie Rickey – Movie Critic Interviews

Friday, March 26, 2010 at 4:40 pm

On this week’s Critical Juncture, we’re honored to have Carrie Rickey as our guest. Just in case you don’t know, this L.A. native has been the film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer for the past 21 years. In addition, she also contributes to Entertainment Weekly on a regular basis, and her movie reviews are syndicated […]

12 Good Spy Movies

Friday, March 26, 2010 at 3:26 pm

If you’re a fan of the James Bond franchise, then these 12 good spy movies should keep you entertained for weeks. Sure, they don’t all feature 007, but they do include plenty of intrigue, close-quarters combat, death-defying stunts, and sexy women with provocative names. So pour yourself a martini (shaken, not stirred), sit back, and […]