There has been a great deal of attention on the website rottentomatoes.com of late. The website in some respects is getting a bad rap. In and of itself Rotten Tomatoes is a great reference tool. It is a site to go to read a cross section of reviews. This is not a bad thing … Continue reading Rotten Tomatoes And Moviegoing
Open up your mind to one of the best covers of a Queen song. I say this because there are quite a few Queen cover/tribute albums out there. Most are serviceable, more or less sticking to basic re-recordings of the band's hits. As a fan why bother to listen to paint by numbers cover versions … Continue reading The Greatest Queen Cover Song?
Dead Reckoning is a 1947 film noir starring Humphrey Bogart. Bogart's costar is Lizabeth Scott, one of the queens of film noir. This movie is their only on screen pairing. The movie opens with Bogart's protagonist, Rip Murdock, on the run from the police. Murdock's face is bruised and bloody. He ducks into a nearby … Continue reading A Bogie Noir For Noirvember: Dead Reckoning
Joan Crawford and Humphrey Bogart are known as two of the biggest movie stars of all time. Combined Crawford and Bogart appeared in over one hundred and sixty feature films. Crawford's career lasted longer than Bogart's. He passed away in 1957 and she in 1977. For much of their careers they worked for different movie studios. … Continue reading Joan Crawford And Humphrey Bogart
There is so much to like about Thyself Inimical, the newest song by up and coming metal band The Weeping Gate. But be warned, this song is not for the faint of heart. This is some seriously heavy and complex metal. Where do I start? The songwriting, musicianship and the production are exceptional. I highly … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Thyself Inimical By The Weeping Gate
As I write this Arrow season six is three episodes old. Season five was a surprisingly effective return to form. Season Four was by far the weakest season of the show. Can season six build on the strengths of season five? Here are a few of my thoughts and initial impressions. Beware, there are spoilers. … Continue reading Arrow Season Six
The science fiction genre has produced many fantastic movies. I am sure that many will agree that The Empire Strikes Back and Blade Runner are among the best. Even those who are not diehard sci-fi fans may well agree. Along with these movies came a great deal of fantastic movie posters. Many of the movie … Continue reading Striking Sci-Fi Movie Artwork