Underrated Masterpieces: Pi

Underrated Masterpieces: Pi

Strongly overshadowed by Darren Aronofsky's other films including Black Swan (2010), The Fountain (2006), The Wrestler (2008) and most importantly, Requiem For A Dream (2000), Pi (1998) is the true start of Darren Aronofsky's career and is more accessible for the mathematically inclined. A socially withdrawn and paranoid mathematician (Sean Gullette) wants to know the … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Pi

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Timeless Classics: Blade Runner 2049

Timeless Classics: Blade Runner 2049

An even better sequel to one cornerstone of cinema, Blade Runner 2049 (2017) gives what was great about Blade Runner (1982) and amped it up for a new generation and for the old generation. K (Ryan Gosling) is a biologically engineered human who was hired to find a child and prevent a war between replicants … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Blade Runner 2049

Timeless Classics: Blade Runner

Timeless Classics: Blade Runner

The science fiction film classic that helped inspire many other science fiction films since the 1980s, Blade Runner (1982) is a gem of film history. It was based on the Philip K. Dick book Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? (1968) and directed by Ridley Scott, who did the successful film Alien (1979). Rick Deckard … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Blade Runner

Top Ten: Live-Action Film Villains That Are Somewhat Real

Top Ten: Live-Action Film Villains That Are Somewhat Real

Many live-action film villains can be glamorous or unrealistic, but ten of them are real in their own ways, including their position and beliefs. 10. Wilson Fisk/Kingpin (Michael Clarke Duncan): Wilson Fisk doesn't have superpowers and evil schemes. He is a troubled businessman with an ego complex. 9. Memnon (Steven Brand): The antagonist of The Scorpion King … Continue reading Top Ten: Live-Action Film Villains That Are Somewhat Real

Terrific Television: Cheers

Terrific Television: Cheers

Words cannot describe how Cheers (1982-1993) changed television since its premiere on CBS. The long-running and acclaimed sitcom is about a variety of workers at a Boston bar. The first characters of the series are former Red Sox player Sam Malone (Ted Danson), intricate Diane Chambers (Shelley Long), mailman Clifford Clavin (John Ratzenberger), bar regular … Continue reading Terrific Television: Cheers

Top Ten: Film Actors Who Voiced Animated Film Characters

Top Ten: Film Actors Who Voiced Animated Film Characters

I personally prefer real voice actors like Tara Strong, Phil LaMarr, Mel Blanc or Keith Szarabajka, but tons of animated films have film actors voice characters just for marketing. However, that is not the case with these ten people. I am excluding works by Pixar (sorry, John Ratzenberger). 10. Mike Myers in Shrek (2001-2010): After the … Continue reading Top Ten: Film Actors Who Voiced Animated Film Characters

Top Ten: Animated Films That Deserve A Rewatch

Top Ten: Animated Films That Deserve A Rewatch

While I obviously prefer live-action over animation, there are some animated films that need a better side of reception. Not all of them are for kids, you know. 10. Quest for Camelot (1998): While not exactly hated, it is a WB twist on Disney musicals. 9. Looney Tunes Back in Action (2003): Unlike Space Jam (1996), … Continue reading Top Ten: Animated Films That Deserve A Rewatch