‘Val’ Documentary Review

‘Val‘ is an Amazon Studios documentary that follows the life of actor Val Kilmer. It is directed by Leo Scott and Ting Poo and narrated by Jack Kilmer, son of Val. The story follows Val Kilmer who just went through a terrible ordeal with throat cancer that left his voice totally destroyed. Using archival footage…

My Top 10 Best Films Of 2020

When it came to 2020, several movies were delayed or affected by the pandemic lockdowns. This made it a strange year where you could either saw one before lockdowns, saw it in a drive-in, or streamed it. For this list of my favorites, I had to go with what I had, so take that into…

Major Marvel Cinematic Universe Updates

Marvel fans hit a dry spell in 2020. The ABC series Agents of SHIELD limped across the finish line and departed harshly from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, the Disney Investor’s Day revealed that the dry spell may be over as several television and movie announcements were made to stir up excitement for the MCU.…

Movies Stuck In Development Limbo We Want To See (UPDATE)

What is Development Limbo? Pretty much, it is when a film gets through scripting, casting, and even a few stages, but for whatever reason, loss of funding, a production company backs out, an actor or actress quit, they are put on hold. Several entries on my previous lists have been made, but many still linger…

Summing Up The 92nd Academy Awards

The 92nd Academy Awards came to close and had plenty of obvious notes, self-aggrandizing speeches, some surprises, but it was largely hostless. I gave my predictions on the Oscars on who would win for Best Animated Film Feature, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture on StudioJake. I am man enough to admit…

Top 10 Best Animated Films Of The Decade (2010s)

The 2010s saw amazing leaps forward when it came to animated films. Several movie studios stepped up their game over the decade to produce some high-quality content. Now, there were some mediocre features, but for the most part, we got some amazing films that were mind-blowing. For the 2010s, Top 10 Best Animated Films Of…

My Top 10 Best Movies Of 2019

2019 was a strange year for movies. They all came in batches. One month, it would be all bad movies and the next it would be all good. For this list of my favorites, I did not just focus on movies I enjoyed for fun. I also looked at creativity, good writing, excellent artistic techniques,…

Top 10 Scary Movies For Halloween

It is a night for dressing up as your favorite characters and taking your kids trick or treating. After you sift through the candy, checking for anything nefarious, you tuck your kids in bed and want to watch something scary. Well, it is Halloween after all. Need a couple of suggestions for leisure viewing for…