Howard the Duck (1986) – Willard Huyck

  A long time before Marvel Entertainment got their act together to bring us one superhero extravaganza after another, George Lucas (the next stop on the journey through the Sci-Fi Chronicles book), served as executive producer on Willard Huyck’s terrible adaptation of Howard the Duck from the comic series. There are a couple of upsides…

Blazing Saddles (1974) – Mel Brooks

  The Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book ‘s next recommendation for Monsieur Hulot, is Mel Brook’s comedic take on the western genre, that works on sight gags, physical comedy, and lots of great lines. However, there is also a slew of stereotypes and some less than acceptable language, although it’s very evident…

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) – John Huston

  The recommendations¬†from Great Movies – 100 Years of Film for Greed, brought me the opportunity to rewatch this Bogart classic that I haven’t watched in years! A tale of greed overtaking humanity features Humphrey Bogart as Dobbs, a down on his luck American in a small town in Mexico. When he and Curtin (Tim…

Bad Boys (1995) – Michael Bay

  Michael Bay brings his quick-cutting MTV style of filmmaking to the 101 Action Movies list as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence take to the streets of Miami as narcotics officers trying to stop an international drug ring. The story is basic, with a little mistaken identity thrown in for fun, and a cast that…

The Demented (2013) – Christopher Roosevelt

Anchor Bay Canada has been looking after me very well, and this week sent me a copy of this new horror flick to take a look at. It’s another take on the zombie movie, which, while not bringing anything really new to the table (except for one item I’ll talk about), will probably distract the…