WOMEN MAKE FILM Miniseries Is Film School On TCM / Criterion Channel (FILM FUN)

Filmmaking through the female gaze. In one of the most ambitious curations ever produced for television, Turner Classic Movies and the Criterion Channel will be airing Women Make Film every Tuesday night during the fall of 2020, from September 1 to December 1. (See trailers for the series below.) In a nutshell, Women In Film [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…July 31 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

Blockbusters, Prestige Oscar Contenders, an unqualified Masterpiece, and one of the biggest flops in Hollywood history. Welcome to The Final Week of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Due to unforeseen but necessary shifts in my personal calendar (which caused me to miss my entry for this series last week), I’m needing to cut short this curated alt-Summer Movie [...]

Zack Snyder Debuts Black Superman In JUSTICE LEAGUE Clip (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/g_Kg6Cxwn18?t=2286 It's a blur. It's a tease. It's Black Superman. Director Zack Snyder debuted the first tease of Superman in Black Suit from his upcoming "Snyder Cut" of Justice League. The DCEU filmmaker's highly-anticipated original vision of the movie -- which underwent substantial rewrites and reshoots with writer/director Joss Whedon before it was released theatrically, [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…July 17 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

Nolan Blockbusters, Christmas in July, and much more. Welcome to Week 12 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I am curating a weekly slate of movies from summers past, ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies, and dramas and comedies in-between. With the multiplexes still closed, these are classics you can [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…July 10 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

The heat of the summer is really starting to kick in, even as the temperature of the movie options becomes more varied. Welcome to Week 11 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I am curating a weekly slate of movies from summers past, ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies, and [...]

Fan Edit Gives Us All The Jedi In RISE OF SKYWALKER Climax (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iELUFjl16-U I'm a big fan of The Rise of Skywalker. Many gripes have been thrown its way, ones that often feel petty at best and, at worst, willfully ignorant so as to obnoxiously stan with these pathetic "Rian vs J.J." tribal alliances. That said, there were missed opportunities on behalf of director J.J. Abrams, ones [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…July 3 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

It’s the big 4thof July holiday! A weekend of patriotism, fireworks, and classic summer movies. Welcome to Week 10 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I am curating a weekly slate of movies from summers past, ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies, and dramas and comedies in-between. With the multiplexes [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…June 26 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

It’s the calm before the 4th of July box office. Welcome to Week 9 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I am curating a weekly slate of movies from summers past, ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies, and dramas and comedies in-between. With most multiplexes still closed, these are classics [...]