Wilford Brimley

The Thing: Collector’s Edition

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to find a decent horror movie these days. Although there have been a good number of horror releases in the past years, many of them qualify barely as average and most of them are simply forgettable. The problem is that most of these more [...]

John Carpenter's The Thing

November 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

A critical and commercial flop when it was first released, John Carpenter's "The Thing" is now considered by many as Carpenter's "magnum opus" and one of the better remakes. Starring Kurt Russell and Keith David, John [...]

Tender Mercies

June 3, 2002 // 0 Comments

’Tender Mercies’ was nominated for five Academy Awards in 1984 and won two — Best Actor for Robert Duvall and Best Original Screenplay for Horton Foote. Reading just a synopsis of the story one wouldn’t immediately think of ’Tender [...]

The Hotel New Hampshire

August 3, 2001 // 0 Comments

Tony Richardson’s disjointed, sluggish adaptation of John Irving’s novel ’The Hotel New Hampshire’ charts the tribulations of the oddball Berry clan. How weird are they? ’Father’ (Beau Bridges) perpetually dreams of running any hotel named [...]

Crossfire Trail

July 30, 2001 // 0 Comments

TV productions have generally a bad reputation. While one could assume that he limited budget of these productions makes them less appealing than their theatrical counterparts, in most cases, the shortcomings are in the script. Fortunately this is not the [...]