About Rich Drees
A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

Review: A MIGHTY WIND

May 9, 2003

In a cinema landscape overrun with in your face comedies like Adam Sandler’s Anger Management, the latest mockumentary from Christopher Guest, A Mighty Wind, is, if you’ll excuse the obvious metaphor here, a breath of [click for more]

Review: ADAPTATION

February 14, 2003

In Being John Malkovich, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and director Spike Jonze took their audience literally inside the mind of a great Hollywood actor. With their new collaboration Adaptation, the pair now take us inside the [click for more]

Review: DAREDEVIL

February 14, 2003

It’s looking to be a good year for fans of comic book films. Upcoming months will see Academy Award nominated director Ang Lee’s take on the four-color retelling of Jekyll and Hyde The Hulk, Bryan [click for more]

Review: LOST IN LA MANCHA

February 2, 2003

When director Terry Gilliam invited documentarians Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe to chronicle in the making of the science-fiction thriller Twelve Monkeys, he said that “if anything should go wrong, at least I’ll have witnesses.” [click for more]

Review: GANGS OF NEW YORK

December 20, 2002

The Civil War was one of the bloodiest times in American history, but one of its most devastating battles was fought not in the plantation field’s of the south but in the streets of New [click for more]

Review: STAR TREK – NEMESIS

December 14, 2002

If one gets the overwhelming feeling of déjà vu while watching Star Trek Nemesis it’s understandable, as the 10th installment in the long running television series-cum-film franchise liberally steals story elements from previous entries but [click for more]

Welcome

January 1, 2002

I know what you’re probably thinking. Does the internet really need yet another movie website? I understand. I had the same thought when first developing the idea for FilmBuffOnLine.com. But what we’re planning on doing [click for more]

Kevin Smith’s New Jersey

September 1, 2001

Independent film director Kevin Smith has amassed a loyal fan following for his “New Jersey Chronicles”- five movies loosely connected through appearances by recurring characters or their relatives. Much like Martin Scorsese’s New York City [click for more]

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