Dead Poets Society (mini-review++)

Review process: two scores assigned: (I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me) (***all-purpose SPOILER ALERT*** there may be some in this review) (1) Shark Wrighter (SW) Score: Based on a sum of 5 sub-scores (acting, directing, writing/story, cinematography &/or animation &/or effects, editing) with 1 being terrible and 10 being terrific. […]

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A Fistful of Dollars: Yojimbo West

Sergio Leone’s, A Fistful of Dollars, is the first of his famous western “dollars” trilogy. It was followed by For A Few Dollars MoreĀ and concluded with The Good, The Bad And The Ugly. With this flick, Leone introduced the world to his innovative quick cuts and extreme close-ups. He pioneered these techniques decades before music […]

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Belle du Jour

If you are down with classic film, then you will recognize the cry “New York Herald Tribune.” It’s shouted by a character who isn’t even on screen but this signature sound clip is in almost all of those montages of classic films people put together before your modern day flick starts in the theatre. The […]

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