TUMP [Bonus: July Fantasy Results]


It’s been about 3 months since the last TUMP posting and while I’m sure promises were made the last time I made a comeback here I am again about to do it all over again.

Let’s start with sorry… and let’s move from there.

We return on a Fantasy update week with the month of July to be discussed. Ed and Jack are MIA but the rest of the gang are here to talk about what we saw and how that panned out at the box office. Continue reading

Class of ’53: Stalag 17


In my childhood I grew up  on a lot of classic television. Some which many know, the likes of The Cosby Show, Sanford and Son & The Jeffersons. Some not that many know of, like Faulty Towers, Keeping Up Appearances and Black Adder. One show, which I’m uncertain which category it falls into, was Hogan’s Heroes. It’s a show placed in a German POW (prisoners of war) camp with an array of American characters all trying to just get by. THAT’S THIS MOVIE! And I didn’t know that. Continue reading

Class of ’53: From Here to Eternity


If you’ve read the internet much — which I’m assuming you do since you’re reading this — you’ve heard of Internet backlash. This is the concept where after years of someone with little context of what this thing meant to the people of the time has seen soemthing they find some weird reason to be contrarion and disagree vehemently with the general consensus. I feel like today may be my time to ole out some backlash against a beloved piece of film.

From Here to Eternity is the Oscar winner from the year 1953 that soared Frank Sinatra as an actor and not just that guy who hummed about New York on stage for people who’d never seen the place. But jokes aside, the film didn’t feel monumental. It felt merely OK. Continue reading