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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.

Saying Good-Bye To Robert Altman

November 22, 2006

Late yesterday afternoon, in the wake of the announcement of his passing, Robert Altman’s production company Sandcastle 5 Productions sent out a press release with statements from the many actors and film professionals who worked [click for more]

Review: CASINO ROYALE

November 17, 2006

In the past, the advertising for the soon-to-be-released latest installment in the James Bond series would trumpet loudly, “Bond is back!” But with the release of Casino Royale and the assumption of Daniel Craig into [click for more]

FLASH! Ahhhhhhh!

November 8, 2006

There are many films out there that have probably been unfairly lambasted by either critics or the passage of time. For me, one of those films is the 1980 Dino De Laurentiis produced comic-strip adaptation [click for more]

Borat’s Real Life Co-Stars

November 7, 2006

Sacha Baron Cohen’s comic creation Borat, the Kazakhstani reporter with a penchant for asking inappropriate questions, has not only attracted enough people to theaters this past weekend to make Borat: Cultural Learnings On America For [click for more]

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL? Groovy!

October 5, 2006

Back during Hollywood’s Golden Age, studios regularly raided the boards of Broadway for source material for their films. However, with the recent success Mel Brooks had in bringing his hit 1968 comedy The Producers to [click for more]

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