Bad news. It looks like Solo: A Star Wars Story could turn out to be a box office flop, if the recent projections for its opening weekend are to be believed. The spin-off film that was reshot by seasoned director Ron Howard may turn out to be the first box office disaster of the Disney era of Star Wars. (more…)
It really sucks when people whose work you admire turn out to be as awful as the people they portray in film and television. I didn’t write an article on Harvey Weinstein or any of the other men in the film industry, who have now, effectively, been expelled in the wake of their respective scandals. But the fact of the matter is that there is blood in the water, and male celebrities in the media spotlight are, seemingly, being held accountable for these awful actions. (more…)
I can’t believe the year is almost over. It feels like just a few months ago that Split opened to shock and surprise from critics and fans alike, who had no idea what the movie really was. But the year is almost over, and therefore I have to prepare for the next I’m Jeffrey Rex Awards. This year, I’ve changed the rules for one category, and I’m also adding a couple more categories to the list of awards. (more…)
I was recently contacted by a short film director who asked me to show his short to my readers, followers, and whatnot. This isn’t the first time that I’ve been contacted. I’ve previously reviewed films made by directors who had approached me online.
But, the thing is, I don’t really review short films on this site. So, instead of reviewing the aforementioned director’s short film, I am here going to recommend two short films made by directors who in some way, shape, or form approached me. (more…)
Okay, so, we’re more than halfway through the year. It’s time to change and explain some things. As you may have noticed, Dagobah Day and Marvelous Monday haven’t been posted in a while, and, in some of my reviews, I’ve mentioned that I saw the film I’m reviewing ‘more than a month ago.’ (more…)
This post is very much about my own reaction to the news, but please send your thoughts and prayers to his family, his friends, and his bandmates.
Yesterday I was blindsided by news that literally broke me. Linkin Park lead singer and frontman Chester Bennington had died of an apparent suicide at his home. Chester had previously battled with addiction and depression, and it seems as if the news that one of his best friends, Chris Cornell, had committed suicide was too much for Chester to deal with on his own. (more…)
It’s finally time for the next film in the ALIEN franchise. Very soon I’ll be seeing Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, but, leading up to that film’s release, I want to review each and every film in the franchise. Therefore next week is ALIEN Week. (more…)