YouTube is a treasure trove of full length forgotten and obscure horror films. Here are ten suggestions for your Halloween season viewing
Hitchcock's 1958 film Vertigo features a man driven to obsession over his lost love. Scottie attempts to reconstruct a woman to fit his idea of beauty and perfection, but this new woman is merely an illusion that will not hold up in reality.
The year 2015 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the timeless classic, The Sound of Music. This article explores the values embodied in this beloved film that contribute to its epic popularity.
Discover ten fascinating facts about the galaxy's most ruthless Sith: Darth Sidious aka Emperor Palpatine!
Check out this list covering 100 of the best old classic Indian movies. Get a short review along with some rare images collected from around the Internet.
Harry Potter movie series has largely followed its source material, but still, changes were made, some effective and some are...questionable. Today we are focusing the latter category.
One of the challenges of moving Shakespeare's tragedy Othello to a high school setting is that modern audiences cannot ignore the horrors of school shootings like Columbine. By "teening down" Othello, Tim Blake Nelson explores the sensitive topics of youth violence, sex, and drug use.
People often compare Jedi, trying to determine who's the strongest Jedi master of all time. Here's my comprehensive list, which includes Jedi from all Star Wars eras.
I love movies that touch on realistic depictions of Paganism and Witchcraft, and was thrilled to stumble on this somewhat obscure film with a brilliant cast. Here's my review of the Last Keepers.
There are two types of people in this world; those who are infatuated with horror films like the author of this piece and those who have seen one or two and hated them...
Are you looking for movies like Gone Girl? Of course you are. Take a look at this list some of the best movies I have compiled for you.
Everyone has been talking about this movie like it's the greatest thing they've seen in a while. Sure it had some great ideas and was filled with festive horror, but I didn't like it. Wanna know why?
Leroy Daniels was a real shoeshine man on the streets of Los Angeles when he danced with Fred Astaire in the MGM movie, “The Band Wagon.”
A list of ten great documentaries about hard rock and heavy metal music, by a diehard metal fan and movie geek.
It's a great film, so it's only fitting to look for something similar when you are done watching it. Are you looking for movies like Inception? I have got you covered with a list.
A comparison of Hollywood and Bollywood movies is made, using the movie Kites as a reference. A review of the Hollywood and Bollywood version of the movie Kites is included, and a discussion of sex in Hindi films.
Orson Welles' 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane is often credited by film scholars, historians, and reviewers as the best film ever made.
Countdown six stunning similarities between the opening films of the first two trilogies: The Phantom Menace and A New Hope!
Legendary screen bad-ass Charles Bronson made lots of movies in his long career, but fans will always remember him best as vigilante Paul Kersey from the "Death Wish" film series.
Spiderman versus Batman. With the release of "The Amazing Spiderman" and "The Dark Knight Rises" in the summer of 2012, let's take a look at the leading characters and examine why Spiderman is better than Batman...
The Young Victoria, a 2008 film directed by Jean-Marc Valle and starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, and Paul Bettany, tells the story of Victoria’s ascent to the throne. The movie gives a brief depiction of Victoria’s early life and her hatred of the Kensington system, a strict set of rules placed on her by her mother and her mother’s advisor, Sir John Conroy, but the movie primarily focuses on the events that take place between 1836 and 1840, chronicling Victoria’s rise to the throne, early re
Do you like movies whose characters are completely socially awkward? Do you like cringing in your seat watching them get into one bizarre situation after another? Then these are the movies for you!
An in depth look at the morals (or lack thereof) in two dark comedies, Dr. Strangelove and Pulp Fiction.
Horror movies are often bad, some really bad. Some are good. The movies on this list are the worst of the worst. A list of some of the worst horror movies of all time.
After three successful outings, Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg have proven they know how to do smart, gripping action, and perhaps it’s just a coincidence their previous efforts were all based on extraordinary real-life events. 2013’s Lone Survivor and 2016’s Deepwater Horizon and Patriots...
Not normally a fan of real-life-based films, Benjamin Cox finds his interest piqued by the first decent film about Formula One. Can Ron Howard do for motor racing what 'Apollo 13' did for space flight?
This in-depth review of the film 'Audition' is filled with spoilers. Read on if you're interested in a different prespective of the film.
Part of what makes a character a character is the economical means of earning a buck. What does he do for a living? Is he smart of stupid? Or does he even need to work at all? These are rich guys.
These are some of the strangest movies I have ever seen. A look at some really strange movies that have to be seen to be believed. Some of these movies are really good, and deserve a watch.
This article analyzes the cinematography of Ozu's Tokyo Story and how it reflects the historical period of post-WWII Japan.
Learn all you really need to know about life while watching horror movies. You would be amazed at all the important life lessons you can take away from watching scary movies.
"A Talking Cat!?!" is an absolutely terrible no-budget movie aimed at your kids. Don't let them watch this atrocity. Your children deserve better movies than this!!
For witty dialog and stylish fun, the six "Thin Man" movies from the 1930s and 40s starring William Powell and Myrna Loy are hard to beat.
HANDS OF STEEL - aka ATOMIC CYBORG - is a low budget "Terminator" knock-off from Italy that even shoe horns in some ultra macho arm wrestling (?) action.
Some people love to go on and on about how much they hate the Star Wars prequel trilogy. And while these movies are highly flawed, I want to give them credit for what they do well too.
Today we review 20 movies that put their focus on atheism and skepticism. Or at least went out of their way to knock religion off its holy pedestal.
These are some of the most underrated comedies of all time and they deserve more attention than they have received.
If anyone thinks that Vin Diesel is a poor actor, maybe they should check out this early effort in his career as he plays one of modern cinema's most bad-ass characters. Benjamin Cox attempts to shine a light.
These are five movies that teach great lessons about life. They serve as reminders to us and can help us develop our own admirable traits and qualities.
Explore several reasons why Obi-Wan Kenobi is actually one of the strongest Jedi in Star Wars, rivaling the likes of Yoda and Mace Windu.
I’d like to share with you my pick of Barbie movies, so that you can choose the most appealing ones and age appropriate ones for your child or grandchild and give them a magical gift.
A decade after his peak as a blaxploitation bad-ass, NFL star turned action hero Fred Williamson was trapped in cheap Italian cop movies like the "Black Cobra" series.
The central villain in The Lord of the Rings is a vampire. The Lord of the Rings, a film trilogy based on the books by J. R. R. Tolkien, embodies the literary "quest" theme. Thomas Foster, in his book How to Read Literature Like a Professor,...
The 25 best romantic movies are films about love, loss, and forgiveness. Watch one with your sweetheart or best friend.
Harry Potter movies series is embraced by many of even the most fastidious book fans, despite its many changes to the source material, and here are 10 reasons why.
It’s been more than two years since we in America watched as Lady Edith married Bertie, and Anna and Bates celebrated the birth of their first child. Downton Abbey fans, however, need not pine away, as last month it was revealed that plans are underway for a full-length feature movie. And if ...
Teaching movies inspire us because they are about bringing out the best in people. Teachers watch and are inspired to keep going. Others watch and think of their favourite educator.
There have been many films about Vietnam and the war, but only a few are truly great films. Here's a list of the absolute best.
Hundreds of actresses were considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara as producers wanted a believable Gone With The Wind movie cast. Here are eight actresses from Hollywood's golden years who tried.
Movies are great, except when you watch something so horrible, it disturbs you to the core and sears into your mind forever.
Movie taglines capture the spirit or theme of the film in a line or two. These 30 memorable taglines come from popular films over the years.
A list of some great, lesser-known horror movies. Some of the best horror movies are from smaller, independent studios that are willing to take risks.
The DC Universe has rich guys. However Marvel has a plethora of them. So much so, I couldn’t narrow it down enough. When we justify wealth, we need to look at heads of state versus the industrialists.
Just a couple of years after its publication, Harper Lee's classic novel was adapted into a timeless film, one which would captivate audiences for generations. Benjamin Cox takes a fond look back.
James Bond fans had two 007 movies to choose from in 1983 - Roger Moore's "Octopussy" and Sean Connery's "Never Say Never Again," which was made by a rival studio after a long legal battle.
My review of the hit anti-Seaworld documentary Blackfish, and some thoughts about zoos and captivity in general.
Countdown several baffling character choices in Netflix's film adaptation of hit anime series Death Note!
"Trick or Treat" is a heavy metal horror film from 1986. Nerdy high school headbanger Eddie raises his favorite rock star from the dead which leads to chaos at his high school's Halloween dance.
The Shining is regarded as one of the scariest horror stories ever. But just where do you find the Overlook Hotel, the foreboding location at the heart of the film?
This article examines eight disturbing must-see movies that are guaranteed to linger in viewers' minds long after their closing credits.
Let's travel back in time to 1995 and discover one of the most underrated films of all-time, the sci-fi masterpiece known as Strange Days!
It’s the stuff of dreams. A geek’s ultimate heaven manifested in digital flesh. But is the Oasis of Ready Player One fame within realistic reach?
Huang Bo's comedy-drama is probably about 60% of what you're expecting and 40% unique. Humanity is capable of sinister things when faced with desperation. Survival instincts kick in as morality is replaced with sheer desire and greed.
This article highlights the best haunted house movies, while also providing some trivia regarding the genre's history in moviemaking.
Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet was controversial for its depiction of teen violence in a modern world rife with gang warfare and school shootings. The film does not trivialize or sensationalize violence, but rather shows the tragic consequences of such behavior.
Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg reunite for a fourth time, bringing us a thrilling tale that we've all seen before, just with a special ops twist. I give the film a 3 out of 4.
There have been many, many movies and documentaries made about real life musicians. Some of them have been critically acclaimed (Ray, Amadeus, This Is It, A Hard Day's Night) while others have been...
Countless hours of research has led me to these 20 awesome horror movies from just the past few years. All of them are well worth watching.
The life of Mary Magdalene as discussed in the Christian Bible is portrayed in various and controversial ways on film and television.
Surprisingly fresh, beautiful, and full of heart and drama with a healthy dose of laughter, Crazy Rich Asians surpassed all expectations and became my favorite romantic comedy of the year. I give the film a 4 out of 4.
Are you looking for some of the best movies like "Lucy"? I have got it all covered under this ultimate list.
It's another one of those Worst Film Ever candidates but Benjamin Cox lucked out and caught the 2004 special edition. Is it as bad as people claim or has something worth salvaging been discovered?
How the movie "Titanic" empowers women. Women's empowerment. Titanic meaning and analysis. Psychological analysis of Titanic movie. Feminist analysis of Titanic movie. Rose deWittbukater.
Evil children are a staple of horror films. What is it about children in horror that does such a good job creeping us out, and why do people have such strong reactions to these characters?
In 1986's "Hamburger: The Motion Picture," Russell needs to earn a college degree to receive his inheritance. When he enrolls at Buster Burger U., a fast-food training school, hilarity ensues!
With the newest entry to the X-Men franchise coming up, I take a moment to look at the ways in the past where the big bad has been defeated.
Big cat trainer Mabel Stark spent more than 50 years in the ring—doing what circus bosses said a woman could never do. Available for streaming and DVD purchase, Mabel, Mabel Tiger Trainer documents the life of the world’s first lady tiger trainer.
Most people have already seen and know about the best horror movies ever made; why not give good, solid, albeit lesser known horror movies a try?
Bond, James Bond. The iconic agent made his debut in 1962 with the arrival of Dr No. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond in celluloid. In order to celebrate this anniversary I've compiled here my own Fifty fascinating facts about suave British spy for your delectation.
A group of teenagers are forced to fight against a Communist invasion in their hometown. Who will get the upper hand?
A meteorite from outer-space lands near a small town, releasing a mysterious jelly-like creature that devours everything in its path.
Any film which combines the talents of Jean-Claude Van Damme and former 007 Roger Moore has to be worth a look, right? Benjamin Cox forgets that it's sometimes dangerous to get what you wish for.
The super powered rock group KISS tangles with an evil inventor and his android army in this 1978 TV movie that's become a cult classic among KISS fans and bad movie aficionados alike.
“Bridget Jones’ Diary” is a great rom-com. Here are 7 similar feel-good, romantic, and funny movies that you will like if you enjoyed “Bridget Jones.”
Countdown the eight most powerful and influential wielders of the dark side of the Force (Legends Timeline)!