Star Trek: Insurrection
Let’s face it. Star Trek: Insurrection, the third installment in The Next Generation’s film run, is not one of the most loved in the franchise. Though enjoyable on many levels, its light-hearted tone, short run time, and the absence of Industrial Light and Magic in the effects department has led many to see it as little more than an extended episode of the TV show rather than a rousing cinematic experience.
But was that always the plan? Continue reading
The Last Jedi
The much-anticipated Episode 8 of the Star Wars saga has landed, and much like the rest of the movie going public, I have thoughts. But rather than simply discuss my likes and dislikes, I thought I’d use this opportunity to talk about a theory I have, one that I hope – for the sake of the Star Wars legacy – is at least somewhat true.
Ready? Here we go. Continue reading
A Christmas Story
Tis the season for watching holiday movies. It’s practically a tradition, right up there with wrapping presents, trimming trees, and slurping down copious amounts of eggnog – spiked or otherwise. Wherever your tastes reside – be it Die Hard or Bing Crosby – we can all look forward to revisiting some of our favorite holiday-themed films each year.
I’d like to take this opportunity to talk about one of my favorites. A film that, as it turns out, I happen to have a regional connection to. Continue reading