Trailer Tracks: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – Steven Spielberg

  In my eyes, this is one of the world’s perfect movies.  As a child, it filled me with wonder and ignited my imagination for apparently the rest of my life (so far, at least).  As an adult, that wonder is still there, but is now accompanied by an appreciation for some of the more…

Bitter Moon (1992) – Roman Polanski

The final recommendation for Pandora’s Box from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book, is this darkly comic study of sex, desire, greed and cruelty from Roman Polanski. Nigel (Hugh Grant) and Fiona (Kristin Scott Thomas) have been married for seven years, and are on a Mediterranean cruise as an anniversary present, and…

The Dust Bowl (2012) – Ken Burns

  Ken Burns is a highly talented documentarian, and I was delighted to see a number of his films have been recently added to Netflix, so I decided to settle in this weekend and work my way through one, with the intention of making my way through every one that is currently available on the…

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – Steven Spielberg

Welcome to 1982, one of the biggest years for number of science fiction films EVER! And an amazing number of good ones! In fact the next 5 titles being visited on the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list are all from 1982, and I saw all but one of them in the theater that year, and the…

Getting into Continuum – Meet Kiera Cameron

Showcase, continuing to prove that Canadian television rocks, is about to premiere a new series, Continuum, on May 27th. And it looks like our good friend Bo from Lost Girl may have some competition in the strong, sexy female lead department. I got a sneak peek at it over the weekend thanks to our good…