Back in the Day: “Batman” (June ’89)

In Jaws, when Chief Brody is asked why someone who is afraid of the water would live on an island, he says, “It’s only an island if you look at it from the water.”  Similarly, the 80’s were only horrible when you looked at them from beyond the 80’s.  It was more style, less substance, and that’s…

Six Remakes That Needed to Be Made

As previously stated, a film should not be remade unless the present technology is far enough beyond that of when the original was made that the present technology would lend itself to a far enough better film. There is another reason – which is when the original film was poorly adapted from another media.  Or…

Do Heroes Get Old?

It would be wrong not to preface this with two undeniable facts: First, I am old. Because I am old, I am no longer part of Hollywood’s target audience. And because I am no longer part of the target audience, I am not likely to enjoy at least half of what La La Land cranks…

The Great Movie Post (3/6) For the Drama

Hero when an individual either gains a super power or uses great ability to accomplish something Drama just the human element of drama, but not the drama queen kind Sports Drama with or without balls Death Drama when a movie sucks us into someone life, and the only way to end the story is with…