Leslie Nielsen

Stan Helsing

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Within the opening minute of Bo Zenga's latest genre-torching provocation Stan Helsing, the phrase "A Parody" flashes up before the film rolls on, not that we needed it coming in. Still, following a generously haunted title score, this [...]

Forbidden Planet: 50th Anniversary Special Edition

December 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

As fears of nuclear disaster and rising technology drove Americans into a general paranoia in the 1950s, Hollywood provided a therapeutic and highly profitable outlet for those worries through science fiction movies. With invaders from Mars stepping in as [...]

Forbidden Planet

November 14, 2006 // 0 Comments

This 1956 science fiction classic has long been a landmark of the genre that is beloved by millions and viewed over and over again. To celebrate the movie's 50th anniversary Warner Home Video has not only restored the film to its original glory but [...]

Airplane!: "Don't Call Me Shirley!" Edition

December 5, 2005 // 0 Comments

When studios re-release titles these days that they had out on DVD previously I am getting very suspicious. Generally, either one of two cases happens. Either it is a simple ploy to get into people's pockets once again making them shell out [...]

Dracula: Dead And Loving It

June 15, 2004 // 0 Comments

For some reason, most of Mel Brooks’ movies are not yet available on DVD. Films such as ’Robin Hood: Men In Tights’, ’High Anxiety’ ’Silent Movie’ or ’The Nude Bomb’ are all still missing form the DVD repertoire. Fortunately however, [...]

Santa Who?

November 7, 2001 // 0 Comments

In time for the Holidays Buena Vista Home Entertainment is sending a family comedy into the race that is heartwarming and hilarious. ’Santa Who?’ is the story of Santa Claus as portrayed by the inimitable Leslie Nielsen. One day during his Christmas [...]


October 31, 2000 // 0 Comments

’I can’t believe you paid for this!’ is the last thing heard on the audio commentary for ’Airplane!’ The question is, ’Why not?’ We’ve got one of the funniest movies ever made presented in its letterboxed format with surround sound. [...]

The Naked Gun

August 22, 2000 // 0 Comments

At times, reviewing films can be a difficult task due to the fact that everyone can have a different opinion when it comes to the qualities of a particular movie. This is especially true when critiquing comedies. Due to the fact that ones sense of humor [...]

Forbidden Planet

April 21, 2000 // 0 Comments

In 1956 the Cold War was fully under way and the fear another world war was imminent in people’s mind. The threat of nuclear destruction, an invisible yet absolutely lethal force, or from Outer Space was omnipresent and built the backbone for a great [...]