Home Alone Christmas Movie Countdown

Another movie screenplay written by John Hughes: Home Alone. Released in 1990, directed by Christopher Columbus (yes he is an immortal) and starring McCaulay Culkin.   It’s a movie about bad parenting and funny as all get out.  

Christmas Vacation Christmas Movie Countdown

Probably the funniest Christmas movie ever at least in my universe! Just one hilarious scene after another, and that’s the way I like it because Christmas is a time for feeling good, so all movies on my list will be… Continue Reading

Star Trek (2009) 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

She’s back, different but the same, and even though J.J. Abrams changed up Star Trek history with some time travel action, he didn’t forget the essential element in every Star Trek movie: backing her out of the garage in all… Continue Reading

Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

In Star Trek IV, the crew of the Enterprise must travel back to 1980s Earth to save the world by importing a pair of humpback whales into the future. Of course, they’ve lost the Enterprise and are forced to travel… Continue Reading

Star Trek II, The Wrath of Kahn 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Wait a minute; whose wrath are we talking about! Yep there’s Capt. Kirk with Genesis in the background. He seems to be having a bad day which is always what happens when he meets up with Kahn. For me, The… Continue Reading

Metropolis (1927) 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

  Today, while I was writing a review of Emile Zola’s immortal novel: Germinal, I thought of Metropolis. Directed by Fritz Lang, this silent film from 1927 has had a number of face lifts over the years. My personal favorite… Continue Reading