While watching the trailer for The Purge before a recent screening of Evil Dead, I had a flashback to my college days. I was sitting in my History of Science Fiction Literature class (which was a thing and yes, it was great) and we had just finished The Winterberry, a short story written by Nicholas A. DiChario, and the class was engaged in a heated… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: What Makes a Science Fiction Movie Sci-fi?
It’s a busy week for John Cusack. Yesterday, we reported that the actor was now attached to the long-in-development Stephen King adaptation Cell. Today comes new information that he’s negotiating to appear in another project.
The latest film courting Cusack is the “aerial action thriller” Airspace. Variety says the film is being described as “Duel in the sky” and finds Cusack playing a charter pilot who’s attacked… Continue reading John Cusack to Duel With a Fighter Jet for 'Pulp Fiction' Writer
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“Nothing less than a cultural phenomenon” (Moviemaker Magazine), Quentin Tarantino’s PULP FICTION has been hailed by critics and audiences worldwide as a film that redefined cinema. Tarantino delivers an unforgettable cast of characters – including a pair… Continue reading Pulp Fiction [Blu-ray]
I’ve read that one of the worst things in life is wasted talent. Not true. The worst thing in life is the movie Home Alone, John Hugh’s love letter to child abuse and groin-punching. The film stars McCauley Culkin as Kevin, a spoiled brat who, after being abandoned by his narcissistic parents on Christmas, devises elegant and ingenious ways to inflict emotional and physical torture onto… Continue reading Fiction vs. Reality: What if 'Home Alone' Happened in Real Life?