“I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” Everyone know’s the quote but how many of you have actually watched Network? How many of you actually knew what that was from? Well I hope you have seen it or at least I can convince you to give it a shot. Continue reading Network – I’m As Mad As Hell and I’m Not Going to Take This Anymore
I just re-watched Dredd (hadn’t seen it since it came out) and I just had to mention it here.
I’ve always been a fan of the original “Dredd” movie in the way I’m a fan of the movie Commando. I know it’s silly, over the top, and insults my intelligence story wise, but it’s fun. The reboot “Dredd” staring Karl Urban (Star Trek, Priest, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King) and Olivia Thirlby (The Secret, United 93) is in a few words “fucking totally awesome”. The film takes itself much more seriously and is geared much more for adults than Stallone’s. Although I can’t argue with Armand Assante’s accent, this new version smashes the old one. Continue reading Dredd is the best reboot in a long time
“Wrong! Conan, what is best in life? Crush your enemies, see them driven before you and to hear the lamentation of their women! This is good.” Best fucking line in cinematic history! Maybe a slight overstatement but I’m all about the John Millius‘1982 version of “Conan the Barbarian” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. I’ve watched this on tour more times than I can remember with the fellas and I always either leave it on or break out the digital copy and start it from the beginning. Continue reading Conan the Barbarian
In 1986 alien movies were taken to a new level. James Cameron’s “Aliens” is a masterpiece that in my eyes blows away the original. Blasphemy you say? Maybe. They’re really two totally different movies. “Alien” is more a man in a rubber suit monster movie where as “Aliens” is more of a military vs. alien infestation movie. Continue reading Aliens