Rant – Hollywood Remakes Itself… Again

In the movie All That Jazz, there’s a song that states that “everything old is new again”, and in Hollywood, practically every old movie is either being remade, rebooted, or re-imagined. Why? Because, after what looks like nearly a hundred years worth of scripts and screenplays, Hollywood’s finally run out of ideas! My college teacher…

Review – Be Careful What You Wish For (“Death Wish”)

Another remake? Seriously!? In yet another “lather, rinse, repeat” cycle that is the new Hollywood (and it ain’t over yet!), we are subjected to what screenwriters are doing today: giving up and recycling old movies because they can’t think of anything new. Weep, if the tears will come… * * Ripping-off the 1974 Charles Bronson…

Chris Pix for the 2018 Academy Awards!

The Academy Awards will be on March 4th, so here are my picks for the top runners in the race! BEST PICTURE This year is filled with some truly exceptional films, so deciding which one will take home the gold will be very difficult. Call Me By Your Name, Phantom Thread, and Lady Bird are…

Review – First Word, Sounds Like (“Game Night”)

Borrowing from such movies as The Game, Clue, The Man Who Knew Too Little and others, the same people that brought us Horrible Bosses have upped their game (sorry!) with another lively and wickedly outrageous comedy that infuses tons of movie and pop-culture references for geeks like me. Meet Max and Annie (Jason Batemen &…

Review – Padme Helps Poe Out (“Annihilation”)

An all-female Ghostbusters? An all-female Oceans Eight? An all-female Lord of the Flies? Welcome to the new agenda of women-empowered media; the new norm. This sci-fi movie features a squadron of female soldiers up against some alien force from another world. Where are the guys, you ask? Good question! * * Based on Jeff VanDerMeers’…