The Lost City (2022) – 4K Review

Paramount Canada brings home The Lost City on 4K today, the Sandra Bullock/Channing Tatum adventure comedy ventures over some familiar ground, but the chemistry and casting carry it through to make it an enjoyable romp. Commenting on fame, reading, what defines masculinity, and romantic expectations the film follows Loretta (Bullock) a romance adventure writer as…

Firewalker (1986) – J. Lee Thompson

  The goofy 80s adventure movies continue with this goofy, campy clunker starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr. and Melody Anderson. Stealing from the vein of Raiders of the Lost Ark (right down th an appearance by John Rhys-Davies) and Romancing the Stone, the film pairs up Chuck as Max Donigan and Louis as Leo Porter, a pair of adventurers who…

The Jewel of The Nile (1985)

After the troubling experience of Cannibal Holocaust, I decided to lighten it up a bit, and just revisit a fun, if not great movie. So I decided to catch up with Jack T Colton (Michael Douglas), Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner – who I think never looked better than when she was in this pair of…

Romancing The Stone (1984)

“Romantic novelist my ass!” “The Joan Wilder?!?” I love this movie, it’s just so much fun, and has so many wonderful lines that tend to fall from my lips on a regular basis. In the early 80s, everyone was kind of keen to cash in on the big adventure stories ever since they saw what…

Film Scores – A Whistler’s Tale

I’m a whistler, and a dreamer… and “Binary Sunset” is one of my favorite thoughtful, hopeful and slightly sad things to whistle, especially when I’m thinking about my future, and watching the horizon. Whistling. I do it all the time, and I carry a huge repertoire in my mind, and on my ipod. In the…