Tag: 20th Century Fox

Ted

Ted

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is something very familiar about Ted, and yet the film is completely unique.  Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane’s directorial debut tells the story of little John Bennett, a lonely kid with no friends who wishes his Teddy Bear would come to life.  When John’s wish comes true, Ted is suddenly reminiscent of a dozen […]

Ruby Sparks

Ruby Sparks

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Comments

It’s been 10 years since Calvin (Paul Dano; Little Miss Sunshine) published his first and only novel.  He was in high school when the book came out and achieved overnight success as a writing prodigy.  Since then, he’s been struggling to turn out a follow-up, but a dream about the perfect woman sends him into […]

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Wrong Turn 5

Wrong Turn 5

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wrong Turn has the unique distinction of easily being one of horror’s most forgettable franchises. It all started back in 2003 with the first film, which followed several adventurers as they were silently stalked and ruthlessly murdered by a bunch of backwater, inbred cannibals. Since then, every so often, another installment is quietly released to […]

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All of the Emperor’s Men: Kurosawa’s Pearl Harbor

All of the Emperor’s Men: Kurosawa’s Pearl Harbor

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

There have been many occasion’s where a film director has been replaced on a project because it has spiraled out of control. From Richard Donner’s firing on Superman II to Anthony Mann’s Spartacus, which eventually was handed over Stanley Kubrick, there have been plenty of times in film history where filmmakers and producers have clashed […]

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Fox Cinema Archives First Wave (Part Four)

Fox Cinema Archives First Wave (Part Four)

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this article we will be looking at Fox Cinema Archives manufacture-on-demand (MOD) titles; Love is News (1937), Rings on Her Fingers (1942), and Dangerous Years (1947). The films while not pristine were in remarkably better condition than I expected. Each film is radically different displaying the triumphs and pitfalls of the rapid paced productions […]

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FOX Cinema Archives First Wave (Part Three)

FOX Cinema Archives First Wave (Part Three)

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this article, we will be looking at the FOX Cinema Archives Manufacture On Demand title Kidnapped (1938). This MOD title looked in pristine condition, most likely due to the fact that the original source material was not seen very often. At least after one viewing, I am pretty positive I will not be seeing […]

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Get the Gringo

Get the Gringo

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mel Gibson (Lethal Weapon, Passion of the Christ) has had an interesting life the last few years.  Repeated scandals involving alcohol abuse and anti-Semitism have landed him in the wrong spotlight for a while now, but it’s refreshing to see him start to make an attempt to return to some semblance of his former self […]

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