Archive for May, 2010

Good Movies Banned in the United States

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Previous articles have examined films banned in countries such as Canada and Malaysia, but now it’s time to look at some good movies banned in the United States. Keep in mind, however, that most examples of this are on the state and local level, as there’s thankfully no government agency permitted to ban motion pictures […]

Netflix New Movies

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 9:27 am

It’s Tuesday, which means that we’ve got another list of Netflix new movies for you. While the online rental service has 35 new releases on Blu-ray and DVD this week, I’ve narrowed it down to 10 to keep things simple. What follows is an interesting mix of horror, comedy, romance, and even a little Steve […]

Lost Series Finale – Final Thoughts

Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:50 am

The Lost series finale took place last night, and I suppose it’s only appropriate that I join the millions of other Internet geeks who are weighing in with their opinions today. It’s been a long journey to get to this point, and now we have to face life without our old pals Jack, Kate, Sawyer, […]

Good Action Movies 1993

Friday, May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm

Rejoice, fans of action cinema, as I bring you this list of good action movies 1993. That’s right, we’re focusing on 1993, a year where John Woo debuted in America, Schwarzenegger laid an egg at the box office, and Stallone battled Wesley Snipes while a young Sandra Bullock looked on. And for those of you […]

Best Ass-Kicking Senior Citizen Movies

Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 6:23 pm

May is Older Americans Month in the United States, and I’ve decided to commemorate the event by honoring a few good movies featuring older men gunning down guys half their age. I like to call this list Best Ass-Kicking Senior Citizen Movies, and, while it’s not likely to thrill the AARP, I do feel it […]

Good Mental Health Movies

Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 3:37 pm

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which means it’s time for a list of good mental health movies. And since over a third of the world’s population meets the qualifications for mental illness at some point, there’s a good chance you could use an uplifting story about a person overcoming such adversity. From clinical depression […]

The Film Addicts at Critical Juncture

Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 9:47 am

It’s time once again for another round of Critical Juncture, a weekly feature where I interview film critics and film bloggers to determine what’s running through their noggins. This week, I’m fortunate to have the members of The Film Addicts, a top-notch site dedicated to movie news and movie reviews. If you’re looking for a […]

10 Good College Movies

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 7:53 am

If you’re like me, you miss the days of sleeping late, drinking too much, and sexual experimentation. In short: you miss college. That’s why I’ve compiled this nifty list of 10 good college movies. Press play on any one of these flicks, and you’ll soon find yourself transported to the (often comedic) halls of higher […]

10 Good Palm d’Or Winners at Cannes

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 7:46 am

Filmmakers and various industry sycophants are living it up in the south of France right now; that’s because the Cannes Film Festival is in full swing. In honor of he festival’s highest award, I’ve compiled this list of 10 good Palme d’Or winners at Cannes. Also known as the Golden Palm, the Palm d’Or was […]

Joe Posnanski of Sports Illustrated – Movies and the Masses

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 3:43 pm

We’ve been fortunate to have some truly interesting guests on Movie and the Masses, and that trend continues this week as we’re joined by Joe Posnanski, a Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated. Joe grew up in Cleveland, and he started his career as a reporter and editor for The Charlotte Observer. He later worked as […]