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On Johnny Mnemonic

On Johnny Mnemonic

Featuring Keanu Reeves (The Matrix film series, Point Break, Speed, My Own Private Idaho, The Devil’s Advocate, Constantine, The Day the Earth Stood Still, River’s Edge), Dolph Lundgren (Masters of the Universe, Universal Soldier), Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers, Star Trek: Nemesis), and Udo Kier (Blade), Johnny Mnemonic is a cyberpunk action thriller film based on the on the story of the same name by William Gibson. The dystopian view of … Continue reading

On River’s Edge

On River’s Edge

Featuring Keanu Reeves (The Matrix film series, Point Break, Speed, My Own Private Idaho, The Devil’s Advocate, Constantine, The Day the Earth Stood Still), and Dennis Hopper (Speed, Super Mario Bros.), River’s Edge is both very dark, and very polarizing, mainly because the monsters in the film are simply too real. I should also point out the damn hot Keanu Reeves in the film. According to … Continue reading

On Grease 2

On Grease 2

Continuing from Grease is Grease 2, featuring Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns, What Lies Beneath, Hairspray, Stardust), and Christopher McDonald (Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Faculty, Stargate Universe). I have more affinity to Grease, often wondering why they were singing about bowling and a luau, but shall not truly decide between the two: Grease and Grease … Continue reading

On Tristan + Isolde

On Tristan + Isolde

Featuring James Franco (Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film series, Oz the Great and Powerful), Sophia Myles (Doctor Who‘s The Girl In The Fireplace), Rufus Sewell (Dark City), Henry Cavill (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Thomas Sangster (Doctor Who‘s Human Nature and The Family of Blood) and Mark Strong (Stardust, Sherlock Holmes), Tristan + … Continue reading

On A Muppet Family Christmas

On A Muppet Family Christmas

Continuing from Farscape, Follow That Bird, The Muppets Take Manhattan, and The Muppet Christmas Carol is A Muppet Family Christmas, a 1987 TV special which features various Muppets from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Muppet Babies. Jim Henson (Labryinth) even makes cameo. According to The A.V. Club reivew: There’s something novel about how many of our beloved Christmas … Continue reading

On The Brave Little Toaster

On The Brave Little Toaster

Besides other films like Robin Hood, The Last Unicorn, An American Tail, FernGully: The Last Rainforest,*batteries not included, and Aladdin, was The Brave Little Toaster, which was back when films didn’t try to feed kids the happy side of life – and not things that when kids grow up would encounter in real life. The film features Mindy Stern (Austin … Continue reading

On Oz the Great and Powerful

On Oz the Great and Powerful

Continuing from The Wizard of Oz is Oz the Great and Powerful, a prequel film. The film features James Franco (Raimi’s Spider-Man film series), Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain), Rachel Weisz (The Mummy film series, Constantine, The Bourne Legacy), and Bruce Campbell (Xena: Warrior Princess, Charmed, Army of Darkness), and is also directed by Sam Raimi. I … Continue reading

On The Astronaut’s Wife

On The Astronaut’s Wife

Featuring Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, Sleepy Hollow, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Corpse Bride, Edward Scissorhands, The Ninth Gate, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), Charlize Theron (The Devil’s Advocate, Æon Flux, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Snow White and the Huntsman), Gary Grubbs (Angel, Will & Grace), Clea DuVall (But … Continue reading

On The Wizard of Oz

On The Wizard of Oz

Very few do not know the wonder and mischief in The Wizard of Oz, so although I am covering it now, I have known it practically forever! According to the Psychology Today article, “Why ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is the most popular film of all time“: According to the Library of Congress, The Wizard of Oz (from … Continue reading

On Ghostbusters: Answer The Call

On Ghostbusters: Answer The Call

Featuring Ed Begley Jr. (Star Trek: Voyager, Batman Forever, She-Devil), Charles Dance (Bleak House, Merlin, Underworld: Awakening), and Chris Hemsworth (Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Snow White and the Huntsman), Ghostbusters: Answer The Call is a film based on the original Ghostbusters film featuring an all-female cast of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. … Continue reading