The creations of comic book legend Stan Lee have forever changed the entertainment world. Lee was not alone. Over the years he was more than ably assisted by comic book artists such as Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, John Buscema, John Romita Sr., Bill Everett and Gene Colan among many others. Many of Lee's … Continue reading Goodbye Stan Lee: My Humble Tribute
It took just one film, Man Of Steel (2013), for Henry Cavill to win me over. I was intrigued by Cavill in the initial Man Of Steel trailers. Watching the trailers I had no idea who Henry Cavill was, but he sure looked good as Superman. Christopher Reeve's portrayal of Superman/Clark Kent will more … Continue reading Henry Cavill, Superman No More?
The 1945 classic movie Mildred Pierce is clearly a star vehicle for actress Joan Crawford. She shines in the title role as a mother willing to do nearly anything for her children. Her daughters Veda and Kay are the most important parts of her life. They take priority over everything, including her marriage. The acting … Continue reading One Of The Most Intriguing Characters In Mildred Pierce
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