Fading stars of the Silver Screen: the humiliation of golden age film stars It’s no secret that Hollywood can, at times, be very cruel to the stars who helped to make it rich[...]
September releases on DVD and On Demand September is usually the dumping ground for Summer movies. OUR  RATING SYSTEM— 1 STAR Forget about it: go for a walk. 2 STARS Fair 3 STARS G[...]
Just What Does A Movie Director Do? by Ric Pantale “The director is God.” —Erich von Stroheim Before we start, please understand all directors work differently. Each has his own to[...]
by Ric Pantale * 1 STAR Forget it. Rearrange your sock drawer ** 2 STARS Ok, but not great *** 3 STARS Very Good **** 4 STARS EXCELLENT A worthwhile movie experience ON DEMAND RELE[...]
Horror films took a short leave of absence during the 1940s mainly because the world and the USA were experiencing their own very real horrors with World War Two. Scary movies were[...]
May is not really full of must-see movies. Spring is here and most people are outside doing things (maybe?) OUR NEW RATING SYSTEM— * 1 STAR Forget it. Rearrange your sock drawer **[...]
Ric’s Picks, by Ric Pantale April is here, and believe me, it couldn’t come fast enough. Here are the top picks coming out on DVD and On Demand. • LABOR DAY (PG-13) Drama Due[...]
March is a good month for hit movies on DVD and On Demand: • HER 3-4 rated R Joachim Phoenix plays a lonely man who in the near future obtains software that enables him to create a[...]