Something is Happening with Suicide Squad

Jared Leto tweeted that he was in Toronto (where Suicide Squad is being filmed).  The director, David Ayers, tweeted yesterday that something might happen today.  And a couple of hours ago we saw this: Should we? #SuicideSquadpic.twitter.com/Z0WlvtpDtH — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) March 2, 2015 Now, given what Jared Leto looks like right now (see his pic…

Friday Nineties Reborn

So now that we are on year six of Friday Nineties and I have, for the first time in five years, not panicked like a freak trying to figure out which song to do.  It’s strangely worrisome.  Or at least it was until I panicked because I didn’t know what the hell else to do. …

Snipers: Hide and Seek where Someone Dies

If you are looking for me to wade into the various controversies around the movie American Sniper you can forget it.  I don’t know whether being a sniper is good or bad or whether the dude was a liar or not.  I will say that his being dead sucks and I sort of hope that the…

Urge Overkill – Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon

No sense trying to deny the greatness of Pulp Fiction.  And I fondly remember playing the CD of the soundtrack in my old apartment in Portland.  My roommate and I used to eat out of the pots and pans we had most of the time because all we could cook was soup and by cook…

Beetlejuice 2 is Happening and Here’s a Preview

Well, I am sure that unless you care about Cuba (and I don’t since I already saw Godfather II) the biggest news on 12/17/2014 was the announcement that Tim Burton is going to do a sequel to Beetlejuice and both Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder will be in it.  And as a card carrying Gen…

Stop Working and Watch This Movie Based on Battleground

Any good Stephen King fan knows Battleground, a short story of toys on a deadly mission, from King’s seminal 1978 Night Shift collection. However, you’ve probably never seen a decent film adaptation of it, particularly not a Soviet Ukrainian one full of all the rotoscoping cartoony glory and synthesizer soundtracks of 80’s animation. This 1986 short film titled Srazhenie…