Every so often, two movies that are more or less seen as being the same thing are released in close proximity to each other. We have another case of that here, even more amazing considering that hardly any movies are going … Read more
“Slip to the darkside and cross that line.” – Eddie and the Cruisers In my past evaluations of the Star Wars films, I was very generous in doling out high praise. I was so enthralled with the imagination on display and wrenching moments … Read more
“You make a deal. You figure out how much sin you can live with.” – Martin Scorsese Silence is a movie that has been a project of Martin Scorsese’s for over 25 years. Based on a novel published in 1966 … Read more
In the early 1960s, director Robert Aldrich came across an outline for a novel by E. M. Nathanson. He tried to buy the rights and failed. MGM successfully bought the rights in 1963. The novel, The Dirty Dozen, was an … Read more
The classic board game comes to the big screen except the enemies are alien invaders
A fine biopic offering a sense of honesty and social commentary that didnt feel preachy or melodramatic.