Juno and the Paycock

Film Title

Juno and the Paycock

Synopsis

A family earns a big inheritance and forgets their basic values

Director

Alfred Hitchcock

Cast

Barry Fitzgerald
Sara Allgood
John Laurie

                                1 hour 34 minutes Fair Value of Juno and the Paycock: $-5.00. 1920s knockoff Bernard Shaw misery porn that lacks in much of the style or timing that Hitchcock would later display. This early Hitchcock film shows why he went to thrillers and suspense- it’s artless and heartless. Summary of the Concept: A poor […]

Blood Dragon: The Video Game

Tagline: Welcome to the Future. The Year is 2007. Entire Story in Fewer Words than are in this Sentence: Michael Biehn gives voice acting a go. Homoeroticism: Despite being a love letter to 80s action films, Blood Dragon has very little in this category. Our lead, Rex “Power” Colt, makes constant references to balls, but, […]

Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

Film Title

Earth Girls Are Easy

Synopsis

Aliens and Furries in SoCal

Director

Julien Temple

Cast

Jeff Goldblum
Geena Davis
Jim Carrey
Damon Wayans
Julie Brown
Charles Rocket
Michael McKean


A few years after enacting a disgustingly doomed romance in The Fly, real-life husband-and-wife Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis went on to play a similarly weird but much less doomed couple in Julien Temple’s 1988 cult classic Earth Girls Are Easy. Unlike The Fly, which was dark and deep enough to warrant speculation about its […]

Rest In Peace, Ennio Morricone

There was once a time where I wasn’t into movies. Believe it or not. That all changed when I watched The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. When I first heard Ennio Morricone’s score. The first odd and jangling notes pierced my ears. It wasn’t like any film score or any music I’d ever heard […]

5 Useful Real-Life Skills That Video Games Help To Improve

As well as being fun and enjoyable to play, video games can also help you improve important life skills. When enjoyed in moderation, video games enable players to develop a range of skills, including communication and strategic thinking, which can prove extremely valuable in a variety everyday life situations. Here are five useful skills that […]

Secret Agent (1936 Hitchcock film)

Film Title

Secret Agent

Synopsis

During World War One, a newly recruited British spy is dispatched to Switzerland to hunt unknown German agents.

Director

Alfred Hitchcock

Cast

John Gielgud
Madeleine Carroll
Peter Lorre
Robert Young
Percy Marmount

  1 hour 26 minutes Fair Value of Secret Agent: $2.00. If it’s streaming, it’s a good old timey punt, with amusing performances by Peter Lorre and John Gielgud Summary of the Concept: During World War I, a newly commissioned British spy is tasked with identifying and catching a German spy moving through Switzerland. What’s […]

Forrest Gump: The Movie We Love (To Loathe)

While Growing up, I was often asked about my opinions and recommendations on movies. I was sort of a go to guy for certain films with most people liking my opinions. In my almost 19 years of life, there has been one movie that has haunted my every step .(warning this essay will be exaggerated […]

The Fly (1986)

Film Title

The Fly (1986)

Synopsis

The AIDS just might be behind cocaine door #3

Director

David Cronenberg

Cast

Jell Goldblumb
Geena Davis
John Getz
David Cronenberg
Leslie Carlson

David Cronenberg’s remake of the (also very good) 50s giant bug movie The Fly added a lot of nuance and subtlety to the themes of the original. “Subtlety” might seem like a strange word to describe a movie in which a gradually decomposing man vomits on his food before eating it, but when it is […]

Irresistible

Film Title

Irresistible

Synopsis

A retired vet runs for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town

Director

Jon Stewart

Cast

Steve Carell
Rose Bryne
Chris Cooper
Brent Sexton
Will Sasso
C.J. Wilson

“Irresistible” – Politically correct. The United States Supreme Court has made more than a few boneheaded decisions throughout its not-so-illustrious history. Google “bad supreme court decisions,” grab a very large cup of coffee, and get comfortable for hours of eye-opening reading. The best part of that search is it does not matter where you fall […]

Winterhawk (1975)

Film Title

Winterhawk

Synopsis

A Blackfoot Chief runs into resistance when he tries to procure smallpox medicine for his tribe

Director

Charles B. Pierce

Cast

Leif Erickson
Woody Stroode
Denver Pyle
L.Q. Jones
Dennis Fimple
Arthur Hunnicutt

A review by Rumpus O’Malley, from somewhere in Texas Hollywood has not been too good about showing the true history of Native Americans in movies. Not at all. It might crank out a Great White Hope movie like Dances with Wolves, where Lt. Costner leads the grateful wagon-burners to glory, that is until they ended […]