World Cinema Classics: Rebecca (1940)

An all time great movie by an all time great maestro! A beautiful young woman marries a rich widower. Only to find out his mind is still quite occupied with memories of his charming dead wife.

Directors Megaphone – Enhance the Sound Quality

Have you ever noticed the big gadget that rests usually in the hands of film director? Yes, it is the megaphone used to enhance the quality of sound that director makes throughout the shooting of a film. Generally most of gadgets come with cone shape which constrict at the start and slowly widens its mouth to the ending part.

Transformers the Movie

26 years passed since Transformers first appeared on Television. It all started with toys for children. Evil Decepticons and defenders of all good Autobots. Over the past decade, Transformers has become more than just a toy line, countless comic books and TV series, movies and video games have been released.

The Inception From Inception

SPOILER ALERT: This is my interpretation of the ending to the movie Inception. If you have not seen the movie and do not want it spoiled for you please stop reading here. However it is a superb film and is now available on video so I strongly urge you to watch it.

The Nazis That Came From Outer Space!

This begins with a behind-the-scenes story from network television. In 1982 a prolific television producer was pitching a script for a new television mini-series that he had written. The producer’s name was Kenneth Johnson who had worked on successful television programs such as The Six-Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, and The Incredible Hulk.

Apocalypto, Mel Gibson’s Study of Secular Religion, Corrupt Politics and Carnal Brutality

I recently viewed Disney’s heart pounding Apocalypto and was once again impressed with good ole goy Mel’s ability to spin an engaging, adrenalin filled and entertaining yarn, albeit historically questionable and slanted towards savagery. Considering the Mayan people mastered astronomy, architecture, mathematics, writing and other significant, high-functioning components of that culture, and that he barely even touches on it, was a short sighted decision. They were a fascinating, gifted, brutal people that ruled their expansive region of east Central America for over 4000 years.

Battle Los Angeles – A Lost Battle

Yet another alien attack and yet another chance for a bunch of US Marines to shout battle cries as they save the world. Wait. Battle: Los Angeles isn’t about the world; it’s about Los Angeles and well…honestly who cares about it, right?

American Idol: Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

This season has had its ups and downs without the personality of Simon Cowell there is a definite positive spin on the season. Without much of the discouraging harsh words in the beginning stages, Steven Tyler offers great criticism but is in a way, a little too nice. Idol seems to be missing a lot of its previous edge that it once had.

Shahid Kapur: A Destiny’s Child or Not?

Piscean, good-looking, scintillating dancer, an out-and-out vegetarian, loves his mom’s cooking, Shahid Kapur with all his modesty comes across as a boy next door. But there’s more to this talented actor. Take a sneak peek and get a closer look at Shahid’s journey in the show world till now.

The Black Swan (2010)

Review of the Darren Aronofsky ballet-centered psychological thriller starring Natalie Portman. Portman plays a ballerina offered a challenging role: both the white and black swans in Swan Lake. She tries her best, but the deeper she gets into the role, the closer she gets to madness. Also starring Mila Kunis, Seymour Casssel, KBarbara Hershey and Winona Ryder.

Silk: Rooms at the Top – Taut TV Drama From the BBC, Starring Maxine Peake

In the elite world of the barrister, “Silk” is the symbol of entree to the top – that which the most able relentlessly seek. “Silk” means power, influence, success – and it’s also the title of a great new courtroom drama from the BBC, written by Peter Moffat. This is TV for smart people – and here’s a peek at the programme that will whet your appetite.

How to Catalog Movie Collection Nightmares

If you have catalog movie collection nightmares that keep you up at night, don’t feel like you’re the only one. Many people are more than happy to buy movies, but then they don’t know what to do once they have more movies than they can handle. No matter what your catalog movie collection nightmare looks like, there are ways to make sure you’re able to track your collection as it grows. Here are the three most common catalog movie collection nightmares and how to fix them.