Movies

Beware The Giant Snail People

SPOILERS AHEAD A couple of years ago, at around the time that Redd Inc. came out,  I mysteriously lost interest in horror movies. For about three decades horror had been my favorite genre and suddenly I didn’t care anymore. I still don’t know what happened, It’s not as if I decided horror movies were evil […]

Curious George Commits A Crime

Curious George Commits A Crime

I’ve been curious about Curious George for quite a while but for some reason or other I have never bothered to look him up at the video store or Wikipedia, nor even tried to find him at the local zoo in the cartoon character enclosure. I have, however, kept an eye out for “Curious George […]

Supes And Bats In “My Kid Cousin”

Supes And Bats In “My Kid Cousin”

Spoilers ahead : If you haven’t seen it, don’t read it. One might think that an animated movie about the origin of Supergirl would be titled “The Origin of Supergirl” or “Heeere’s Supergirl” or even the above bit about the kid cousin. But no, for some strange reason the people at DC called it Apocalypse. […]

Sly And Arnie Go Stir Crazy

Sly And Arnie Go Stir Crazy

Spoilers ahead – if you haven’t seen the movie Escape Plan, you probably shouldn’t read this. Like all civilized and discerning people, I have long awaited the day when Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger would co-star in an action movie. Not like the Expendables movies, in which Arnie is just the monkey to Sly’s organ […]

Invasion 2.0

Invasion 2.0

In “Tomorrow, When The War Began” Australia gets invaded by a coalition of the willing, er… I mean a coalition of countries that want to get their hands on our resources. In other words, Australia becomes “Iraq III : The Irony.” The countries are Asian, but then what else would they be in this part […]

Black Moon

Black Moon

A strange and disturbingly incomprehensible concoction from 1975, Louis Malle’s Black Moon is — more or less, kind of, I think — the “story” of Lily, an attractive young creature who finds herself at a rather surreal country estate after fleeing what appears to be a shooting war between men and women. Beyond that there […]