Archive for June, 2006

Saved

Saved

| June 9, 2006

When I hear about a new drama starting on television, I always have high hopes that it’s going to be a refreshingly new and original concept instead of just a copy of other successful shows. Unfortunately, the new drama “Saved” on TNT is really a conglomerate of a few shows, namely “ER”. That isn’t to […]

Dark Arc

Dark Arc

| June 6, 2006

Many people tell me they are jealous because I get to see lots of movies> for free and all I have to do is write a page or so about them for FilmMonthly.com. I point out to them that it’s not all wine and roses. Some of the movies I see are downright…what’s the phrase… […]

Blood Bath

Blood Bath

| June 6, 2006

I’ll freely admit that, when I saw this one arrive from Subversive Cinema, I had my concerns. “Blood Bath”? What kind of a name for a movie is “Blood Bath?” It’s not hard to look at this sucker–look at the box, and the little passage on the box that says it comes from the director […]

The Break-Up

The Break-Up

| June 2, 2006

You know what I expect from a romantic comedy? Some chemistry from the leads, some romance in the story and a few laughs, preferably unexpected ones, along the way. Is that too much to ask for? I don’t think so. Do you? We can talk about the overused romantic comedy boy meets girl, boy loses […]

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Short Takes – June 2006

Short Takes – June 2006

| June 1, 2006

Television In the American Idol finale, Jay Leno duked it out with the stupid whore and won. Was there ever any doubt that Taylor Hicks would lose to total phony Katharine McPhee in the end? You bet your ass there was! But more importantly, why does Taylor’s dad look ten years younger than he does? […]

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