Category Archives: Movies

“Licorice Pizza”

Sixteen year old, Gary Valentine, played by Cooper Hoffman, in his film debut, is instantly taken with twenty-five year old, Alana Kane, portrayed by Alana Haim, in her film debut. Gary meets Alana at his high school. She is there … Continue reading

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“X (2022) – Ti West’s Unusual Slasher”

The film “X” takes place in 1979, in Texas. Law enforcement officers, headed by Sheriff Dentler (James Gaylyn), have been called to a grisly crime scene at a secluded farm. A discovery in the basement of the property, makes those … Continue reading

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“The Holcroft Covenant” (1985)

April 1945, and Nazi Germany is on the verge of collapse. Three high ranking officers: General Heinrich Clausen (Alexander Kerst), General Wilhelm von Tiebolt (Hugo Bower), and General Erich Kessler (Michael Wolf), sign a covenant, and commit suicide, before they … Continue reading

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“Weird Science” (1985)

In the film “Weird Science” Gary Wallace, a role acted by Anthony Michel Hall (Halloween Kills), and Wyatt Donnelly, played by Ilan Mitchell-Smith (Superboy), are two high school geeks, who are seemingly only friends with each other. One weekend, Wyatt’s … Continue reading

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“American Underdog”

The film “American Underdog” alerts the viewer, especially younger viewers, who may have dreams of playing professional football, as to the reality of making those dreams come to fruition. There are approximately one million teenagers playing high school football on … Continue reading

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“Malicious” (1995)

Doug Gordon (Patrick McGaw) is an outstanding college baseball player. Every game, it seems as if he’s taking an opposing pitcher’s best fastball, and hitting it for a homerun. His coach (Stephen E. Miller), is so confident in his young … Continue reading

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“Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier”

“Han was a sickness of the soul, an acceptance of having a life that would be filled with sorrow and resentment and knowing that deep down, despite this acceptance, despite cold and hard facts that proved life was long and … Continue reading

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“The Babysitter’s Seduction”

Bill Bartrand, played by Emmy nominee Stephen Collins (The Two Mrs. Grenvilles), and his wife Sally (Dawn Lambing), seemingly have an idyllic life and marriage. Bill is successful, and has been able to provide his wife and children, Jennifer (Kristie … Continue reading

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“Scream” (2022)

Twenty-five years ago, the sound of a heartbeat – a ringing telephone – and a woman screaming, started, what has become a popular and enduring franchise. As of the writing of this post, the Scream franchise has produced five films, … Continue reading

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“Ghost Ship” (2002)

The film “Ghost Ship” begins in 1962, aboard the luxurious, Italian ocean liner, the Antonia Graza. The passengers are all dressed in formal evening wear, and are attending the ‘Captain’s Ball,’ which was a traditional dance held at the end … Continue reading

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