Tag Archives: Movies

Comic-Con 2014

As many of you know, it’s San Diego Comic-Con time this week and thousands of geeks/nerds will be making their way to the promised land to experience all the Con has to offer. I will not be one of those … Continue reading

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How to Do Visual Comedy the Edgar Wright Way

One of my favorite writer/directors is Edgar Wright. His films, including Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, are some of my all-time favorites. Why, you may wonder? One of the many … Continue reading

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David Lynch’s ‘Return of the Jedi’

You’ve probably heard George Lucas once offered David Lynch the job of directing Return of the Jedi back in 1981. Lynch, of course, turned it down and the movie went on to be directed by Richard Marquand (at least most … Continue reading

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A New Episode of The Flickcast

Hey, I do a podcast. You probably already know that. But if you don’t, forgot for some reason or are trapped under something heavy with nothing to do but listen to podcasts, I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading

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Some Useful and Interesting Things (Sunday Edition)

For at least a few weeks there I was putting up lists of things I found useful and/or interesting from around the Internets. I would like to get back to doing that. So, in that spirit, here I am with … Continue reading

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‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Tells It Like It Pretty Much Is

As some of you may know, I worked in Hollywood for a bit. I’m not famous or anything, but I did spend quite a bit of time doing what they call “Production.” Briefly, that’s the nuts and bolts, day to … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars’ Visual Effects

I find this shit fascinating. Also, I really think the “old school” method looks better than a lot of the the CG being done these days. Models look more 3D because they are 3D in real space, not created in … Continue reading

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Is One I’m Looking Forward To

I don’t always have a lot of enthusiasm for upcoming movie releases. Some of them don’t appeal to me due to the subject matter or I know they’ve had trouble and are not going to be nearly as good as … Continue reading

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‘Lord of the Crumbs’

Let’s just say for the record that I love Sesame Street. I also love Lord of the Rings, both in book and movie form. I even have the extended version of the films on Blu-ray. Don’t judge. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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‘The Wolf of Bedford Falls’

I was having a discussion recently with some pals on Facebook in which we postulated what elements a sequel to Frank Capra’s classic film It’s a Wonderful Life would contain. The possibility of a sequel was in the news recently … Continue reading

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All the Extra ‘Return of the Jedi’ Footage In One Place

This has been going around the Interwebs for some time now but I thought I would just put it here also for easy findability. Yeah, I know, that’s not even a word. So? As I always say, if you don’t … Continue reading

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‘FDR: American Badass’

There’s a fine tradition in Hollywood of so called “B” movies. These are the movies that don’t usually feature major stars or have big budgets and often their plots, acting, sets, special effects and pretty much most aspects of the … Continue reading

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