War of the Worlds (2005)

I'd like to welcome Tommy Zimmer as a contributor to our site. He's a writer whose work has appeared online and in print. His work covers a variety of topics, including politics, economics, health and wellness, consumer electronics, and the entertainment industry. Here, he'll be covering several films and we're happy to have him on board.… Continue reading War of the Worlds (2005)

VIDEO GAME WEEK: Alone in the Dark (2005)

Every movie is someone's favorite movie. That's why I don't call these reviews. They're me exploring films, trying to figure out how they happened and what they are about. How do I do that about this film without feeling like I'm kicking a limbless child? Edward Carnby (Christian Slater, Heathers) is an occult detective and… Continue reading VIDEO GAME WEEK: Alone in the Dark (2005)

VIDEO GAME WEEK: Doom (2005)

Andrzej Bartkowiak has been the cinematographer on three films that were nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards: The Verdict, Terms of Endearment and Prizzi's Honor.  But he may be better known for his films that combined hip-hop and action, like Cradle 2 the Grave, Exit Wounds and Romeo Must Die. He's also been behind two video game films: Doom and Street… Continue reading VIDEO GAME WEEK: Doom (2005)

CHRISTMAS CINEMA: Santa’s Slay (2005)

If you ever wanted to watch a movie where Bill Goldberg hits Chris Kattan with the same sidekick that ended Bret Hart's career, good news. I have found the movie for you. Yep, the Mason family -- including James Caan, Rebecca Gayheart, Fran Drescher and Kattan -- are all fighting during Christmas dinner, but Santa arrives… Continue reading CHRISTMAS CINEMA: Santa’s Slay (2005)