Miami Connection

I feel a swell of nostalgia for the grandiose action hero genre of the 80s. Growing up in an era of film where martial arts, ninjas, drug lords, muscle bound heroes, and neon lights where the norm was something I didn’t truly appreciate until adulthood. I keep coming back to this genre, even though mostContinue reading “Miami Connection”

Batman Returns

Last Sunday I published my review of Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman film. I decided it would be only fair that I re-watch the 1992 sequel, Batman Returns, and share my thoughts about the film. Long story short, I did not think that the ’89 film was a good Batman story. My general feeling about itContinue reading “Batman Returns”

Batman (1989)

I recently picked up Tim Burton’s lauded Batman film from 1989 on Blu-ray. The recently remastered transfer does indeed give this film a much-needed visual refresh. Unlike things that are digital, celluloid can degrade over a many years. I’m happy to say that much of the grittiness and loss of colour from the VHS andContinue reading “Batman (1989)”

Thoughts on Farscape

After finishing Battlestar Galactica, I felt a sudden swell of sadness. I needed a new engrossing science fiction series to watch. To fill that void I have turned to Farscape. I know it probably seems like I’m late to the game — I am being that it aired over ten years ago — but IContinue reading “Thoughts on Farscape”

Black Death

I love Sean Bean as an actor and all around upstanding and cool guy. This weekend I watched him in the sequel to Silent Hill, which as an aside, was an excellent movie and superior to the first — which in and of itself wasn’t a bad movie. Sean Bean is one of those extremelyContinue reading “Black Death”