Whatever your reason, if you are showing someone the official editions of Star Wars for the first time, you have to make a decision about which order to show the films.


Films about geniuses are so numerous that they almost constitute their own genre.

One seems to pop up every few years, always with a few distinct markers. We usually see a brilliant character whose ideas are a little crazy, a couple of normalĀ characters against whom the geniuss difference can be easily identified, and a Very Important Project that puts those crazy ideas to the test and ultimately validates the lead characters oddball


Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died.

She was 48.


Patriotism and traditional values, like those displayed in “Thor,” “The Artist,” “Soul Surfer” and “Hugo,” are what moviegoers want, says a group that will honor such films at an awards gala Friday.

Wanna make money in Hollywood? Release patriotic movies that promote conservative values and do not denigrate Christianity.


Oh, like Star Trek fans have ever cared about the minutiae of the films.


I could spend all day gnawing my tongue over which films shouldnt have been included in this years awards recognition, but just like arguing the virtues and evils of the MPAA, our time is better used talking about some of the sexy pieces of work that the Academy felt were too provocative to include.


NEW! Full Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke.

I seriously love this. I hope it wins!