Now Fear This: Dark Cit...

“Which one are we going to see?” I asked my friend Marc as we drove over to the Edwards multiplex in Upland. “The Matrix,” he said unhelpfully. He must have read the blank look on my face and amended, “Dark City 2.” “Oh, okay,” I said, some sense of context having been...

Yakmala: Stealth

Gotta love them pretending Jamie Foxx is the lead. There’s a stereotype about Los Angeles: that everyone here works for the movie industry. That’s ridiculous. But everyone at least knows someone who does. Probably several someones. One of the most successful of my friends has made a...

Girls, Guns and G-Strin...

Pat Morita has to pay the rent, same as you. Do or Die (1991) Cast: Erik Estrada’s back, though this time he’s playing good guy Colonel Richard “Rico” Estevez. There’s no comment about his uncanny resemblance to the Jack of Diamonds, either. And to make matters creepier,...

Lifetime Theater: Playd...

Chances are you had a friend just like mine. Once upon a time, he was a bit of a badass. Not the physical variety, but the intellectual kind. Always ready with an argument, opinion, or rant, and these weren’t the ersatz things that drip from my cakehole when I’ve had one too many, oh...

Now Fear This: Cellular

Check out that cast! Seems like every other day, one of the aggregate sites is posting another think piece about the dire state of the American movie. As stories grow more formulaic, the profits grow larger, and thus there will be no impetus to change until the whole damn thing falls...