Tag: Timeless Classics

Timeless Classics: Halloween (1978)

Timeless Classics: Halloween (1978)

The blueprint for future slasher films since it's release, Halloween is a classic for the holiday and the genre as a whole. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) was getting ready to celebrate Halloween with her high school friends when suddenly, a masked man named Michael Myers or the Shape has caused carnage throughout the holiday. … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Halloween (1978)

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Timeless Classics: Signs

Timeless Classics: Signs

The second film by M. Night Shyamalan after his worldwide success with The Sixth Sense (1999) followed by Unbreakable (2000), Signs (2002) has an unusual take on alien invasions for his first post-9/11 film that resonates in the era. Taking place in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Father Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) lost his faith after his … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Signs

Timeless Classics: The Incredibles 2

Timeless Classics: The Incredibles 2

Like fellow Pixar sequels Toy Story 2 (1999) and Toy Story 3 (2010), The Incredibles 2 (2018) was able to deliver a story that is equally as great as its 2004 predecessor. Set directly after the first film, the Incredibles defend themselves from the Underminer (John Ratzenberger). That is the only plot element I am … Continue reading Timeless Classics: The Incredibles 2

Timeless Classics: The Last Jedi

Timeless Classics: The Last Jedi

The second film of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, The Last Jedi (2017) blew my expectations, much more so than The Force Awakens (2015). Rey (Daisy Ridley) has landed on an ancient planet where Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) lives in isolation. Meanwhile, the Resistance has continued their war against the First Order, Snoke (Andy Serkis) … Continue reading Timeless Classics: The Last Jedi

Timeless Classics: Black Panther

Timeless Classics: Black Panther

Wakanda forever, folks because Ryan Coogler's Black Panther (2018) is a Marvel Cinematic Universe film that prefers to be auteur and for a lot of great reasons. T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), first seen in Captain America: Civil War (2016) has been declared king of Wakanda after the loss of his father. The writers and director are … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Black Panther

Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim Uprising

Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim Uprising

While Guillermo del Toro was busy filming Best Picture Winner The Shape of Water (2017), Steven S. DeKnight directed Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), an indirect sequel to the hit 2013 film. Set ten years after the events of Pacific Rim (2013), the son (John Boyega) of a war veteran decides to join the Chinese government … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim Uprising

Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim

Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim

From the director of Blade II (2002), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and The Shape of Water (2017), Pacific Rim (2013) was made as an effective relaunch of the giant monster films that Clay Martin Croker (1962-2016) admired. The 2013 blockbuster is about the war between the Kaiju (alien monster) and Jaegers (giant machines operated by two … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Pacific Rim