Category Archives: Random Stuff

I Found the Mother of All Plot Holes in The Ten Commandments (1956)

The Ten Commandments (1956) is one of the best movies ever made. It’s ambitious, awe-inspiring, emotional, and respectful of its source material. Everything I could ask for from a Biblical epic. So it was all the more surprising when I … Continue reading

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9 Types of Prayer on Film

As a praying man, I like to see the Almighty addressed reverently in films. But I also have a sense of humor, and so I don’t mind poking fun a little when it comes to conversing with God. With this … Continue reading

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My Heart Aches for This Poor Man

Prepare to meet a broken man who has been beaten down to the point of despair and whose cries of anguish are met with indifference. Continue reading

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Sequel-Proof Movies That Somehow Got Sequels

There are some movies that you can tell the filmmakers never intended to make a sequel to. They either just wanted to tell a solid, self-contained story or they wanted to eliminate the possibility that anyone would even attempt to … Continue reading

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Movies About Cheating for a Good Cause

Sometimes even heroes resort to cheating to defeat their enemies. As long as it’s serving a good cause or at least it’s being used against someone even worse than the person doing it, cheating can actually appear noble. Let’s look … Continue reading

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I No Longer Think It’s Wise to Mock the Past

Have you ever found the answer to a question you had never thought to ask, but which explains many other questions you’ve had? I had this experience when I watched a brilliant review of Pleasantville. I had never seen a … Continue reading

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Is The Black Hole a Good Movie?

1979’s The Black Hole does just about everything right. It’s chock-full of great actors giving compelling performances. It has plenty of memorable scenes and imagery. John Barry’s score is hauntingly beautiful throughout. It offers several iconic robot designs. And it … Continue reading

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