Tag: Timeless Classics

Timeless Classics: Underworld

Timeless Classics: Underworld

The film that helped Kate Beckinsale in many action films, Underworld (2003) brought werewolves and vampires to 21st century filmmaking with some neat twists. Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is a Death Dealer, or a vampire who hunts down the rogue vampires and werewolves including Lucian (Michael Sheen). While horror action films have been in the rise … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Underworld

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Timeless Classics: Star Trek Into Darkness

Timeless Classics: Star Trek Into Darkness

J.J. Abrams did a great job reintroducing Star Trek to the big screen and eventually created Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) that publicly addressed a post-9/11 world in a science fiction universe. While whitewashing can cause controversy, the villain (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a great highlight. The film was also the last filmography appearance of Leonard … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Star Trek Into Darkness

Timeless Classics: Star Trek

Timeless Classics: Star Trek

J.J. Abrams was able to resurrect a well-known science fiction franchise like Star Trek for the film that is Star Trek (2009). Filled with unique visuals and acting talents from both old and new generations of Star Trek cast and crew, the film helped begin a new era for Trekkies worldwide. The film series got … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Star Trek

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

Timeless Classics: Robin Hood Men In Tights

Timeless Classics: Robin Hood Men In Tights

The second-to-last film directed by Mel Brooks, Robin Hood: Men In Tights (1993) became a classic in its own right, just like Young Frankenstein (1974), Blazing Saddles (1974) and Spaceballs (1987) have. It is a hilarious spoof based on the English legend that later inspired Shrek (2001). Robin Hood (Carey Elwes) was arrested and sent … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Robin Hood Men In Tights

Timeless Classics: Spaceballs

Timeless Classics: Spaceballs

The Schwartz is strong in all of us thanks to Mel Brooks' hit spoof of Star Wars Episodes IV-VI (1977-1983): Spaceballs (1987). President Skroob (Mel Brooks) is the leader of Planet Spaceball, and is a galactic tyrant. Princess Vespa (Daphne Zuniga) of Druidia was taken to Spaceball One, home to Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis), a … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Spaceballs