Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kung Fury (2015)

It feels kind of odd to be writing about, and advocating for viewing, a thirty-minute action film featuring Viking women riding dinosaurs, Nazis, David Hasselhoff, a Nintendo Power Glove, Thor (not the Avengers variety), and a “Triceracop.” But this movie is irresistible for pop culture fanatics and lovers of all things ‘80s and cheesy; it

Laura (1944)

Laura is one of the most interesting of the 1940s film noirs. The great genre films, the ones that stand the test of time, are those that are remarkable for both how they adhere to and break from generic conventions. Although this film is titled by the lead female character’s name, the focus isn’t really

The Odd Couple (1968)

Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are the reason to watch The Odd Couple; their onscreen chemistry is so strong that it carried the duo through nine movies. They effortlessly slip into their respective parts of the slovenly Oscar and fastidious Felix; while Lemmon has more to do with his role as the funny man, Matthau’s

The Graduate (1967)

After almost fifty years of accolades and praise it’s hard to imagine some folks out there still haven’t seen The Graduate. If you have yet to enjoy this classic of American cinema, now’s the time. Even for those who have seen it before, the movie is an immersive experience that deserves a second (or third)