Finally, my “best of 2010” list has arrived.

Reviews for most of these films can be found on my blog but I didn’t bother inserting a clickable link for each title.  You can find the titles on the handy alphabetical list to the right or simply utilize the search feature on my blog.  Thanks! Top Ten Films of 2010: The Fighter Mesrine The … Continue reading

6/8 DVD Rundown

Yeah, I realize I’m almost a day late on this.  I got a life, too, you know. Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010) With Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley and a crap load of other great actors. 2010 has been a pretty disappointing year for movies thus far, but this one managed to meet my … Continue reading

Spring Report Card

I think it’s safe to say that the movie year can be split into three very distinct seasons.  They are as follows: Spring (January – April).  I like to call this “dumping season” because we get a lot of B-type releases and typical genre pictures.  These movies generally aren’t strong enough to warrant awards promotion … Continue reading

Shutter Island’s Ending: My Explanation

SPOILER ALERT! Please be advised that this article gives away the ending of the movie.  If  you have not yet seen the movie, I would like to redirect you to my review. Keep in mind that this is just one man’s theory, an interpretation of the events that transpired in the closing minutes of Shutter … Continue reading

Movie Review: Shutter Island

The horror film has been made into a joke, a parody of itself.  The genre has been tarnished in recent years, cluttered by an influx of mindless remakes and shock-reliant torture flicks.  The days of Hitchcock, Kubrick and Carpenter bringing beauty and style to their terror are long gone.   Leave it to a 67-year-old Oscar … Continue reading

The Weekly Seven: 2010 Preview

I’m going to make this a recurring segment.  Essentially it is just going to be a weekly list of seven things under whatever category I want.  This should be fun.  This week’s list is: Seven most anticipated movies for 2010 (or at least the first half or so): Shutter Island (Release Date:  February 19) This … Continue reading