I love movies and I love art. When done well I love movie posters. Although it is still utilized today, movie poster design, much like album cover design, is becoming a lost art form. Today in many cases movie posters seem to be disposable promotional tools. At their best movie posters can truly be works … Continue reading The Movie Poster Art Of Key Largo
Expectations can be a dangerous thing. Going into a movie expecting it to be fantastic can be an enormous letdown. Over the last few years I have learned to control my expectations in regards to movies. Sometimes this is an impossible task, especially when it comes to one’s favorite actors, franchises or genres. I have … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On The Shazam! Trailer
One of the keys that allowed me to judge Solo: A Star Wars Story fairly was letting go of the notion that Alden Ehrenreich is not Harrison Ford. Ford is one of my all time favorite actors and his performances as Han Solo are iconic. However, at the right time, there is no reason why … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story – An Exciting Adventure From A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Released in 1937 by Warner Bros., Marked Woman stars Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. This truly is an interesting movie. Marked Woman is not quite a woman's film. It is not quite a gangster movie. It is not quite a court room drama. Marked Woman is a well made movie that combines elements from the … Continue reading Marked Woman: Bette Davis And Humphrey Bogart Together Again
I must confess I have only seen Margot Kidder in five movies. Of course four of them were Superman movies. It is a curious thing that actors like Margot Kidder and Christopher Reeve made many movies. Yet they will both be forever remembered as Lois Lane and Superman/Clark Kent. It is a testament to the … Continue reading Goodbye Margot Kidder
Chris Evans, please say it isn’t so! Allegedly Evans will be retiring his shield after Avengers: Infinity War Par Two (2019). I know not to expect these actors to want to portray superheroes forever. As fans, especially Marvel Cinematic Universe fans, we are delighting in the bevy of quality superhero movies. An actor, on the … Continue reading Goodbye Captain America?
A film starring the Black Widow is Marvel Studio's most overdue movie. I do not say this as a fan of Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of the character. I say this not because Marvel is long overdue to produce a movie with a female lead. At this time Marvel Studios producing a Black Widow movie just … Continue reading Marvel Studio’s Most Overdue Movie