Good Morning Vietnam: Special Edition

February 27, 2006

Good Morning Vietnam (1987) is one of Robin Williams’ earliest forays into drama. While The World According to Garp (1982) is arguably his first attempt to be taken seriously and blend his comedic sensibilities with drama, Good Morning maintains a much... 

Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997

February 13, 2006

Most people forget that Batman (1989) was the first quality comic book adaptation since Superman (1978) because nobody had taken them seriously or bothered to be faithful to the original source material for quite some time. At first, when fans heard who... 

Tales from the Crypt: Season 1

January 31, 2006

In the late ’80 and early ‘90s HBO backed an attempt to bring back the famous E.C. comic book Tales from the Crypt in the form of a half hour anthology with a powerhouse group of filmmakers behind the camera that included the likes of Walter Hill,... 

Blue Chips

September 23, 2005

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. In the ‘70s, director William Friedkin was at the peak of his powers. The one-two punch of The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973) made him a force to be reckoned with. And then, he made Sorcerer (1977),...