Archive for June, 2010

Top Film Schools

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 11:59 am

The top film schools not only teach students the nuts and bolts of what it takes to be a successful filmmaker, but they also foster an atmosphere of creativity and personal growth. The following list is meant to be a comprehensive look at the best film schools, including those that fall into the categories of […]

The Best Weird Westerns of All Time

Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:24 am

With the recent release of Jonah Hex, I thought this would be a good opportunity to release a list of the best weird Westerns of all time. In case you’re wondering, a weird Western mixes elements of the Old West with the supernatural, which makes for a unique sub-genre. Some people also consider sci-fi and […]

10 Good Magic Movies

Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 5:17 am

I’m a big fan of Gob Bluth and the members of the Gothic Castle from Arrested Development, so I put together this list of 10 good magic movies in their honor. The next time you’re preparing to hold a knife between your teeth to the strains of Europe’s “The Final Countdown,” be sure to watch […]

12 Good Movie Remakes

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 4:32 am

This list of 12 good movie remakes was inspired by Hollywood’s recent revival of such franchises as The Karate Kid and The A-Team. While plenty of remakes fall short of the original, the flicks listed below are solid efforts that often surpass their predecessors. And if you’re tired of your local video store not having […]

Top 10 Steven Spielberg Movies

Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 1:24 pm

This list of the top 10 Steven Spielberg movies comes in honor of the June 11th anniversary of E.T.’s movie premier. That event took place in 1982, and Spielberg has turned out countless masterpieces since then. You’ll no doubt disagree with some (or all) of my rankings, so be sure and voice your own thoughts […]

2010 MTV Movie Awards – Winners and Highlights

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Every year round this time, the MTV Movie Awards are held, and 2010 wasn’t any different. Aziz Ansari performed the hosting duties, and the show was filled with wacky goings-on, both spontaneous and carefully planned to at least appear spontaneous. While the suits and producers of the network come up with the nominations, the general […]

2010 Spike Guys Choice Awards

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:55 am

If you’re a fan of boobs, beer, and brawling, then be sure to check out the 2010 Spike Guys Choice Awards airing June 20th at 10P/9C. Featuring a wild-and-crazy style reminiscent of the MTV Movie Awards, the event is now in its fourth year and features a wide array of celebrities letting their hair down […]

Kung Fu Hustle – My Favorite Movie Scenes

Friday, June 4, 2010 at 7:48 am

From time to time, I like to look back at some of my favorite scenes from the movies. This week, we’re going to be getting our martial arts fix, as I’ve selected a scene from Stephen Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle. If you’ve already seen the film, then you know to expect plenty of cartoonish hijinx […]

Philip Martin – Movie Critic Interview

Friday, June 4, 2010 at 6:23 am

Each week, our Critical Juncture segment picks the brain of a select movie critic or blogger. In the past, we’ve interviewed some real luminaries in the field of film criticism, and this week is no exception. That’s because we’re joined by Philip Martin, the man who gives everyone in Arkansas the lowdown on what to […]

Dan Fleming – Movies and the Masses

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 6:58 am

This week’s guest on Movies and the Masses is Dan Fleming, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Before I start gushing and embarrass the man, let’s see how Dan describes himself: “Dan Fleming is the writer/co-creator of Warrior Twenty-Seven, the independent comics anthology. He’s been known to bury his nose in books since the earliest […]