Archive for June, 2010

Vampire Movie Recommendations from OGM

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 4:41 pm

With The Twilight Saga: Eclipse currently in theaters and the latest season of HBO’s True Blood making it’s debut on the small screen, fans of the vampire genre are beside themselves with joy. If you’re a brooding stranger with a mysterious past, this is probably your best chance of getting laid in a long time. […]

Good Movies Featuring Royalty

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 4:06 pm

These good movies featuring royalty include queens, kings, tsars, and emperors. While most of them don’t come to an especially pleasant end (who did in the 16th century?), their lives remain filled with battle, romance, and plenty of intrigue. From the Forbidden City of China to the bloody battlefields of Agincourt, this list of good […]

10 Good Alien Abduction Movies

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:59 am

The last part of June celebrates the day when the first-ever UFO sighting took place, so it seems like a perfect time to unveil my list of 10 good alien abduction movies. Sure, we’ve all heard about those little grey bastards who beam humans into their ships and start greasing up the anal probes, but […]

10 Good Gay Movies

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Even though I’m a straight male, there’s nothing that says I can’t enjoy a quality film involving depictions of the gay, lesbian, or transgendered communities. That’s why I’ve put together this list of 10 good gay movies. Many involve themes important to the gay community, while others simply feature central characters who happen to be […]

Good Movies from Netflix

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 9:29 am

Another week brings more good movies from Netflix, and I’ve combed through their latest selections to find ten of the best available. From 1940’s classics to Anthony Hopkins chewing the scenery in a gothic tale of horror, Netflix offers a wide variety of films with subscription plans to meet every budget. They even deliver right […]

Ivan G. Shreve Jr. – Critical Juncture Movie Interviews

Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11:46 am

Each week on our Critical Juncture segment, we interview a film critic or movie blogger and get their opinions on cinema past and present. This week, our guest is Ivan G. Shreve Jr., a driving force behind the blog known as Thrilling Days of Yesterday. But before we jump into the question and answer section […]

Joe J. Prince – Movies and the Masses

Friday, June 25, 2010 at 10:24 am

Movies and the Masses is back, and this week’s guest is Joe J. Prince, the creative (and somewhat devious) mind behind Prince of Darkness Games. Sure, he also serves as a Glasgow-based counselor and therapist in his day-to-day life, but his true passion is role-playing games. Just check out some of the products available from […]

2-Day Film School – Web Film School

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 5:44 pm

If you’re an aspiring filmmaker, you may be interested in Dov S-S Simens’ Web Film School or 2-Day Film School. Instead of spending four years (or more) in college and spending thousands of dollars on classes like chemistry and algebra, these courses claim to offer practical information and advice to help you succeed in Hollywood. […]

Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 11:40 am

Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films is the perfect gift for the cinema lover in your life. We’re talking 50 movies on 50 discs from Janus Films, one of the elite names when it comes to distributing art house and foreign titles on DVD. From Hitchcock to Bergman, all your favorites are included, […]

AK 100: 25 Films of Akira Kurosawa

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:16 pm

If you’re a fan of Asian cinema, then you absolutely must buy AK 100: 25 Films of Akira Kurosawa. The legendary director, who created such classics as Seven Samurai, Yojimbo and Rashomon, was born in 1910, and this collection was released in 2009 in anticipation of his 100th anniversary. While Kurosawa didn’t live to see […]