Category: films

Is The Walking Dead . . . Dead?

The Walking dead first aired in the United States with an eight episode season in October 2010. For the next five years viewership and television ratings increased exponentially. While the show is loosely based on graphic novels written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, the AMC series really launched the return of Zombies being […]

Book Review: Homefront, by Chuck Logan

I did not realize Homefront by Chuck Logan was what they based the movie Homefront (staring Jason Statham and James Franco). I remember really enjoying the movie. I generally don’t read a book After seeing a movie. I prefer to read a book prior to the film. But my deal was to read all the […]

My Top 10s

The idea of writing about my favorite movies and books sounded almost too simple. I thought it would be a blog I could rattle off and have Dragon speech-to-text my thoughts and be done. Easy peasy. You see, but then my mind started winding up. Titles floated in and out. I remembered snippets of tongue-in-cheek […]

Movie Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

I am generally tired of remakes. Is Hollywood so bored, the creative juices so flat that the only films left to bring to life are retold, rehashed pictures from decades ago? Disney’s latest movie is not only a remake, it is the 4th adaptation of the classic children’s book by Rudyard Kipling and was published as […]

Netflix Movie Review: The Skeleton Twins

So I went to Netflix and saw that the Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader movie, The Skeleton Twins was recently added. I remember when they made the circuit promoting the film. I made myself a frozen pizza dinner and settled in on the sofa. I figured with Wiig and Hader, Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell, […]