Monthly Archives: January 2016


Creed (2015)

This gallery contains 1 photos.

“Apollo?  Yeah, he was great.  Perfect fighter.  Ain’t nobody ever better,” says Rocky Balboa.  Adonis Johnson asks, “So how did you beat him?”  Rocky replies, “Time beat him.  Time, you know, takes everybody out.  It’s undefeated.” A cinematic icon was … Continue reading


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 1/26/16 Recommendations

New releases:           Classic release:


Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

“The real Santa was totally different.  The Coca-Cola Santa is just a hoax,” says Pietari Kontio. There have been many films involving the mythical holiday figure Santa Claus, ranging from the original classic Miracle On 34th Street to the awful Santa Claus … Continue reading


The Lady Eve (1941)

This gallery contains 5 photos.

“You ought to put handles on that skull.  Maybe you could grow geraniums in it,” says Charles Pike. Academy Award-winning writer/director Preston Sturges experienced his greatest creative period in the 1940s.  He made his directorial debut with 1940’s The Great … Continue reading


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 1/19/16 Recommendations

New releases:                                                                                Classic releases:                                      


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 1/12/16 Recommendations

New releases:                                              Classic releases:                              


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 1/5/16 Recommendations

New releases:                                              Classic releases:                                                                    


Midnight Movie Report: 2015

This gallery contains 16 photos.

After a long week at work, one of the things I look forward to most on the weekend is attending a midnight movie.  The best spots for midnight movies in New York City today are still the Landmark Sunshine Cinema … Continue reading


Year In Review: The Cinematic Frontier In 2015

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,500 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading