Today marks the 100th anniversary of the original Hunchback of Notre Dame from Universal Studios! It premiered at the Astor Theatre in NYC on September 2,1923, but its main release was September 6th. It’s not that often when you get to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a film, so lets talk about this Lon Chaney […]
Since the Rocky franchise is my favorite film series, you know I had to do a review on the latest Creed sequel. Michael B. Jordan is back as the titular Adonis Creed, but this time without the help of Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rocky Balboa. So without the character that started it all, is Creed 3 […]
Last year I talked about an experimental film called Wavelength (1967), a 40 minute shot of a wall with an awful continuous shrieking sound. Possibly the worst movie I’ve ever seen! But what about the art films I actually like? Let me tell you about a favorite of mine, 1943’s Meshes of the Afternoon!
Avatar 2 is coming out this year so I decided to rewatch the first one and see how it holds up. I remember really loving it in the theaters, but I felt very outnumbered by the lackluster response. It seemed to me, from what I heard from friends and the internet in general, is that […]
Top Gun: Maverick is finally here after years of waiting, so how does it stack up against the other Top Gun 2? You know, Top Gun: The Second Mission for the NES! Which is better? The game? Or the movie? That’s the battle we’re going to settle today! Top Gun: Maverick is directed by Joseph […]
I just saw Sonic 2 in theaters, so what did I think? Going back to the Sega Genesis, Sonic 2 was always my favorite game for the console even though I was more of a Nintendo kid. With Tails showing up at the end of the first movie, I was expecting more queues from the […]
I’m sure you’ve either heard of or seen a movie that was so bad, you never wanted to watch it again but you had to tell someone about it. Now there are a lot of movies that people say are the worst film of all time, some of which I go into in this video, […]
The Batman is finally out, so how does it hold up against other Batman films? Find out what I thought in my full spoiler free review! Director Matt Reeves (Dawn and War for the Planet of the Apes) brings The Caped Crusader back to the big screen with a much darker take on the source […]
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Nosferatu, the oldest surviving Dracula film! It was first shown on March 4, 1922 in Germany, in the marble hall of the Berlin Zoological Garden. In my review I look back at the classic vampire film, the movies it’s influenced, and the film’s impact on horror and the film […]
You asked for it, so here is my review of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”! After over 30 years, we finally have a sequel to the 1984 and 1989 Ghostbusters, with Jason Reitman (the son of the first two films’ director Ivan Reitman) taking the reins. Starring a new cast of characters including McKenna Grace as Egon Spengler’s […]
James reviews the new cut of Rocky IV called “Rocky VS. Drago.” Stallone has finally been given the green light by MGM to re-edit this film from 35 years ago. In the original film. after reclaiming the boxing championship title, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) plans to retire and live with his wife, Adrian (Talia Shire). […]
Here is my review of the movie “The Song Remains the Same”, the 1976 concert film featuring legendary rock band Led Zeppelin! The filming took place during the summer of 1973, during three nights of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, with additional footage shot at Shepperton Studios. The film premiered three […]
Mortal Kombat 2021 is finally here, so here’s my review. Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions to take on the enemies from […]
I sat down with Corey Taylor (from the bands Slipknot and Stone Sour) to talk about one of his favorite’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Fear and Loathing is a 1998 American adventure comedy-drama film adapted from Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 novel of the same name. It was co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, […]
I put together what I consider to be my list of the funniest movies of all time. These are all comedies, of course. All my favorites! Only feature length films too… no stand-up comedies, shorts, or TV programs. These are in no particular order. I discussed a lot of these picks on Rental Reviews, but […]
Today James reviews Robocop. The movie takes place in a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit. An evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) […]
Here’s my review of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre from 1948. In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the Sierra Madre mountains to find gold. Although they discover treasure, they also find […]
In this Classic movie review, James looks at 1986’s The Vindicator! It’s a schlocky sci-fi horror version of Frankenstein with a Cyborg in place of the traditional Monster, while also trying to cash-in on The Terminator. It was even originally called Frankentstein 1988! Edited by Mike Matei.
A masterful hybrid of live action and animation, comedy and film noir, directed by Robert Zemeckis! When a cartoon rabbit named Roger is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, reluctant private eye Eddie Valiant helps the toon clear his name.
Here’s another Classic Cinemassacre movie review from Spike, this time on the Karate Kid trilogy of films! Starring Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso and Pat Morita as his trainer and mentor Mr. Miyagi, the series eventually led to wildly popular Netflix series Cobra Kai – also starring Daniel’s rival, Johnny Lawrence played by William Zabka.
Of the many film adaptations of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, these are two I saw at a very young age that left an impression on me.