MGM has a triple threat of films set to be released in a couple of weeks. Last Tango in Paris, Rain Man, and Moonstruck are coming to the Blu-ray format! All three films have garnered more than a dozen Academy Award nominations. Last Tango in Paris will be especially poignant since the lead actress Maria [...]
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It was in in the first half of 2010 when I came across the trailer for Nicholas Cage in Season of the Witch. As the months left the calendar, my interest for this film remained in some deep, dark corner of my brain, though its title escaped me. It wasn’t until a month ago when [...]
It’s the end of 2010, and with that I have a list of my favorite movies. The following list contains all of the films that I felt defined what I seek out in most films; namely that they have elements of entertainment, intrigue, or master craftsmanship when it comes to the filmmaking. Some may only have a few of these aspects covered, others may have all three bases dominated. Given my lengthy honorable mention section, there were certainly a good number of films that I had to choose from, but this list, I feel, represents the best of what 2010 had to offer theatrically:
…for the most part, but we’ll get to that in a moment. Spawned originally from writer Mark Millar and Marvel artist John Romita Jr., Kick-Ass made its presence known to the mainstream as a comic book in February of 2008. Going under the label of Icon Comics, Kick-Ass secured a cult-following to a loyal fanbase, [...]
The 6,000 seat capacity Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center was the location for the Kick-Ass discussion panel. Yes I’m being serious and if the ‘me’ from two weeks ago is like most people out there, then we are on the same page in not having a clue what the rather blunt title [...]