Ghostmann mixes it up this week, and, in honor of Star Wars Day, here’s a look at one of his least favorite scenes, from one of his least favorite movies. May the Fourth be with you, but may Rogue One steer clear of your television screen.
Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. For episode five, check out the steadicam scene from Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 masterpiece Full Metal Jacket.
Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. That’s a real desert kids, and those are real camels. Check out little Omar Sharif in the glorious 70mm of 1962’s Lawrence of Arabia.
Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. For episode three, he recalls the first time he saw “jerk Harrison Ford” in 1982’s Blade Runner, then he goes on to discuss his growing appreciation of this Ridley Scott masterpiece. Witness the power of Hades Landscape from the opening scene.
Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. Episode Two brings us 1994’s Pulp Fiction, the classic Tarantino flick that lost out to Forrest Gump for Best Picture.
Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. Episode One covers 1978’s The Deerhunter, and a scene that features “Robert DeNiro, Christopher Walken, and one angry Viet Cong general.”
Comic book movies have been around since, well since comic books, but it wasn’t until 2000’s X-Men that the genre finally found its voice and took hold. In that seminal movie, one of comicdom’s most popular creations, Wolverine, was brought to life by Hugh Jackman. Seventeen years later, Wolverine’s cinematic character arc has reached its destination in Logan , Hugh Jackman’s swan song.
Loosely based on Mark Millar’s comic book storyline “Old Man Logan,” the film is its own entity and stands as a powerful piece of cinema. Director James Mangold has severed all superhero movie conventions with one “snikt” of his claws. Logan doesn’t play by the rules set by previous films (Iron Man, Avengers) and it is a welcome breath of fresh air. No world-ending threat, no cosmic conflicts, no endless battles. None of that here, just a solid story about the loss of hope and the price of redemption. Continue reading Logan
Happy Halloween from everyone at Idle Time!
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