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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.

The Trouble With Lists

February 7, 2007

Well, I guess I can die then… The Houston Chronicle’s tech writer, Dwight Silverman, has posted on his blog a list of 15 films he considers essential film geek watching. Not surprisingly, I’ve seen all [click for more]

Howard Stern – MAN OF THE YEAR?

February 1, 2007

Yesterday, while discussing the movie offers he has received over the years in the wake of his 1997 autobiographical Private Parts, talk radio icon Howard Stern mentioned that he was in talks with director Barry [click for more]

A Tale Of Two HOST Trailers

January 30, 2007

One of the upcoming spring films I have been looking forward to the most is the Korean horror import The Host. With its simple yet arresting poster image of a tentacle pulling a young girl [click for more]

SUNSHINE Trailer!

January 19, 2007

If you’re a fan of director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) like I am, you’re probably excited that his new film Sunshine, a science-fiction actioner about a spaceship crew tasked with restarting the failing [click for more]

BORAT’s Secret Scripters Revealed!

January 17, 2007

When the Writers Guild announced the nominees for their annual awards, I’m sure more than a couple of people who actually bothered to read the nomination list were probably shocked to see Sacha Baron Cohen’s [click for more]

Get in on the GRINDHOUSE fun

January 15, 2007

If there’s one movie coming this summer that has me excited, it’s Grindhouse– the faux- exploitation double feature from directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. Both short films – Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Tarantino’s Death [click for more]

Review: ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES

January 12, 2007

Arthur (Freddie Highmore) is a young, 10-year old boy who spends his time living at his grandmother’s country home and dreaming of the fantastic adventures his grandfather supposedly had. One such tale involved his grandfather [click for more]

Silent STAR WARS

January 9, 2007

While George Lucas may have some skill at constructing classic storylines (with the appropriate thanks to Joseph Campbell), most people would agree that his dialogue writing is not as honed. It was Harrison Ford who [click for more]

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