Collector’s Corner: Collecting Stanwyck

Back in November, I introducted a subcategory of Collector’s Corner called Star Collections. In this series I share all of the films, books, and magazines I own featuring a particular classic film star. The series started with Cary Grant, so it’s only appropriate that the second installment feature my favorite actress: Barbara Stanwyck! Stanwyck Books… Read More Collector’s Corner: Collecting Stanwyck

Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2

The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) Dir: Penelope Spheeris Starring: Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman, etc. This is everything you’d expect upon hearing the phrase “’90s remake of The Beverly Hillbillies.” It’s more than a little bit ridiculous and full of corn, but does have a few very funny moments. Bonus points for the… Read More Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2

Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 1

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) Dir: Luis Mandoki Starring: Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia This was a blind purchase from Goodwill. (You know I love that $2 DVD section!) It’s Meg Ryan in the ’90s, and since I didn’t know anything about the film I expected it to be a romantic comedy. Instead… Read More Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 1

Reviews in a line or two: 2012 releases (Flight, Lincoln, Les Mis and Jack Reacher)

Prepare for blasphemy. I’m about to give one the most beloved/critically acclaimed/award-buzzed films of the year a lower score than a Tom Cruise movie, in this installment of Reviews in a Line or Two Ten. Flight (2012) Dir: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Denzel Washington I tagged along to the theater with my dad to see this… Read More Reviews in a line or two: 2012 releases (Flight, Lincoln, Les Mis and Jack Reacher)