Archive for August, 2010

Werner Herzog Answers Your Twitter Questions

Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Werner Herzog is the maverick German filmmaker responsible for such cinematic classics as Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Grizzly Man, and Fitzcarraldo. His conflicts and collaborations with actor Klaus Kinski are the stuff of legends, and he’s even inspired a Twitter page where visitors debate who’s tougher: Herzog […]

Top 10 Sylvester Stallone Movies

Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 5:22 pm

Sylvester “Sly” Stallone keeps pumping out the hits well into his 60s, including recent films such as The Expendables, Rambo, and Rocky Balboa. In honor of this feat, I present my list of top 10 Sylvester Stallone movies, a collection of his finest films numbered from ten to one. You’ll no doubt disagree with a few […]

Good Biker Movies

Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:01 am

This list of good biker movies was put together in honor of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, an event held every August in South Dakota. But even if you don’t own a chopper, claim to be a “one-percenter,” or have a biker momma on the back of your Harley, you can still enjoy this list of […]

10 Good Parody Movies

Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 12:57 pm

These 10 good parody movies are classics of the comedy genre, unlike such recent trash as Epic Movie, Remember the Spartans, and the appropriately titled Vampires Suck (well, minus the “Vampires“ part). Taking pre-existing films and turning them on their ear, the parody sub-genre has been alive and well for decades. While it’s been hit-or-miss […]

Todd Miro – Critical Juncture Interview

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 11:31 pm

Our guest this week on Critical Juncture–a segment dedicated to interviews with movie critics and film bloggers–is Todd Miro, the creator of the blog entitled Into the Abyss. If you want to get a feel for what his site is all about, just take a gander at the two quotes that grace the top of the […]

10 Good High School Movies

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 9:40 pm

August is National Back to School Month in the United States, so let’s honor the occasion by taking a look at 10 good high school movies. To qualify, films must either be set inside the drab walls of a high school or the main characters must be high school students. In addition to my list […]

Killer Animal Films from Amazon

Monday, August 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm

Killer animal films are on the verge of making a full-fledged comeback. Their biggest moment in the sun came back in the ’70s, when a little film named Jaws helped cement Steven Spielberg as a directorial force to be reckoned with and also started the phenomenon known as the summer blockbuster. The following killer animal […]

Movie Trivia – Interesting Movie Facts

Monday, August 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm

I love movie trivia and interesting movie facts. In fact, I’ll pretty much buy any kind of game that allows me to show off my cinematic expertise to friends and family. And when I’m not doing that, I’m often hanging out on Wikipedia and reading random pages devoted to performers and their projects. Yes, I have no […]

Best Movies of 2007 – Great Films from 2007

Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 9:45 pm

If you’re interested in the best movies of 2007, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for rats with a flair for the culinary arts, Viggo Mortensen as a Russian mobster, or Matt Damon kicking all kinds of ass, this post details the all-time best 2007 films. You can find all the movies […]

Top Communist Movies – Communist Films List

Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 4:19 pm

You don’t have to be a pinko to enjoy this selection of top communist movies. In fact, this communist movies list will probably be even more entertaining if you’re not an adherent of Stalinism, Maoism, Trotskyism, or Marxism-Leninism. Some of the films are included because they address historical events related to the communist movement, while […]