10 Movies To Watch On Independence Day 2020

Independence Day. The Fourth of July. July 4th. Whatever you want to call it, it is a day to celebrate American Pride and American Exceptionalism. Hopefully, you have the day off to spend time with your family, cook, watch fireworks, and maybe catch a movie. Here is an updated list of 10 Movies To Watch…

10 Movies To Watch On Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is a good day to stand up and salute because we live in the United States of America. We have several branches of the military that produce incredibly brave men and women who stand up and fight for our freedoms. This long weekend, be sure to remember them and say a prayer for…

Top 10 Movies That Could NOT Be Made Today

In this politically correct environment, it seems that a lot of movies are scrutinized not based on merit, but if it passes the woke test that the idiot social justice whiners (I hate calling them warriors) place on the industry. It stands to reason that a lot of fantastic films could not be made today…

Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films

When we go see a movie, sometimes we cannot help but ask ourselves, “Have I seen this before?” It is true, some movie plots steal from others. However, some movies completely steal, almost becoming a parody or plagiarism of other films. Here are my Top 10 Movies That Stole Plots From Other Films. Avatar- James Cameron’s…

Father’s Day 2016: Father-Son Films

Father’s Day! Is it a day to remember the men in our lives who inspired, encouraged, cheered, educated, and helped us learn about life. Some of my fondest memories of my Dad include hunting, going to car shows, fishing, eating junk food, but one of my favorite pass times with him was: Father-Son Movie Nights.…

Underdog Directors That Made Incredible Films

When it comes to making films, Hollywood can tend to chew people up and spit them out. While not everyone can be a Clint Eastwood, Francis Ford Coppola, or Christopher Nolan, some directors make a fantastic film that has the critics all in a buzz, but then they seem to fizzle out. Despite their obvious…

Top Films Rescued From Development Volume 2

Development Limbo is where good scripts go to be buried if they cannot find funding or a script keeps getting rewritten. Some never see the light of day, but others can finally come to fruition. You read Volume 1 of top films rescued from Development Limbo, now here are another ten for you to look…

TOP 25 JOHN WAYNE FILMS

Today is John Wayne’s 106th birthday and as a celebration, I am posting a list of my 25 favorite films that feature the Duke in a starring role. He was a good man who was plain spoken and a true patriot. EL DORADO- Legendary producer-director Howard Hawks teams with two equally legendary stars, John Wayne…

TOP 20 BEST AMERICAN WAR FILMS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

For Memorial Day Weekend, I thought I’d post my favorite USA war films. They are not in any particular order. They are just films that helped me to appreciate the complexities of the wars that we, as Americans, have faced. Each film I have picked has been respectful and shown appreciation for our fighting men…

Favorite Movie Soundtracks Part 2

Soundtracks make a movie come together in unexpected ways. The songs and scores help us feel the sadness, joy, anticipation, fear, and quite often inspiration. John Williams, Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Shirley Walker, Phil Collins, and a whole host of musicians put their best foot forward in delivering a fantastic score and song set for our favorite…

Favorite Movie Soundtracks Part 1

Soundtracks help us feel the movie as we are watching. It fills us with sadness, joy, anticipation, fear, and quite often inspiration. John Williams, Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Shirley Walker, Phil Collins, and a whole host of musicians put their best foot forward in delivering a fantastic score and song set for our favorite films. Here is…

Classic Film Review- Hellfighters

Hellfighters is one of John Wayne’s non-Western films and probably one of the best in that outfit. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, it features drama, thrills, fire, danger, and explosions. The perfect mix! Chance Buckman (John Wayne) owns an oil-fire fighting organization based in Houston. He’s been divorced for 20 years and though he and…