When I was a teenager in the mid-to-late 1990s, there was a small, family-owned video store a block away called Home Video which I went to nearly every day. There was a Blockbuster Video a few blocks past that, but the Vietnamese family at Home Video didn’t ask for ID with R-rated releases and were friendlier people; they didn’t know a damn thing about movies other than the fact that people spent money to watch them. Occasionally, when renting some obscure film such as Pieces or The 36th [...]
After years of rumors, new details have been released about the next PeeWee Herman movie. Not only are Paul Reubens and Judd Apatow still involved, but a director, writer, and story details have been announced. As well as who will be producing the film.
For those who don’t know, actor Paul Reubens created the character in the early 1980s when he was part of the Groundlings comedy group. PeeWee Herman is the ultimate man-child, he loves to have fun, help out his friends, and [...]
The return of the Netflix recommendation videos. Much more quick and condensed this time around.
In the wake of Robin William’s passing, many are watching his films and taking a look back at his incredible career. One of his finest work is in Mike Nichols’ The Birdcage. Based on the play La Cage Aux Follies, a gay couple agrees to put on a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancées conservative right-wing parents. The conservative vs. liberals theme is something even more relevant today, nearly eighteen years later, with the fight for gay [...]