Rock & Rule

Rock & Rule (1983) director Clive A. Smith music Deborah Harry, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Cheap Trick, Earth Wind and Fire starring (voice) Catherine O’Hara […]

The Apple

The Apple (1980) Somewhere between Rocky Horror Picture Show and Xanadu lies 1980’s disco parable The Apple.

TRON

TRON (1982) There is only about 20 minutes worth of actual CGI in TRON, but Disney Studios still deserves credit for pioneering 3D animation. Even […]

The Black Hole

The Black Hole (1979) George Lucas once said that movies are binary, ones or zeros, they either work or they don’t… Obviously this quote was […]

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Plot Summery: Kirk in mid-life crisis returns to Enterprise selfishly determined to reclaim his former glory. He bumps our […]

This Island Earth

This Island Earth (1955) Two attractive scientists are kidnapped and taken on a joyride to another planet by their alien employer. His home world is […]

2001: a Space Odyssey

2001: a Space Odyssey (1968) I’m stunned that people debate the meaning of 2001 ad nauseum without ever mentioning the incredible design of the interiors: […]

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 30 years before Steven Spielberg made E.T., Patricia Neal originated the archetype of a single mother who discovers […]

The Wiz

The Wiz (1978) Quincy Jones updates the Wizard of Oz with an uplifting disco-soul soundtrack, but director Sidney Lumet bungles the innercity finding-yourself musical set […]

Meet Me in Las Vegas

Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) Cyd Charisse headlines as an uptight ballerina in a Vegas show (??). Dan Dailey is an unlucky rancher who […]

Till the Clouds Roll By

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Suppose you were so boring that when Hollywood decided to make the movie of your life they had to […]

Night and Day

Night and Day (1946) What befits a legend more than a completely false biography? Night and Day is a fictional account of the fictional marriage […]