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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[...]
February has always been a good month for new big releases. ON DEMAND IN FEBRUARY • 12 YEARS A SLAVE February 12 Rated (R) Could very well win a bunch of Oscars. Hard to sit throug[...]
Behind the Hollywood Sign: A short history of Gay Hollywood The Gay Divorcee and The Gay Caballeros had a different meaning back in the day. If they were made today you’d ins[...]