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
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
Something about Danny and Diane’s opening song from Grease comes to mind all throughout the watching of this film. I just watched on as the story of Monika and Harry having this intensified summer fling that included absconding off with a boat and riding the rivers living off the land and each other. Continue reading
As usual typing a list like this I get to talk about how I haven’t seen that much. Recent gems like Dope and Me, Earl and The Dying Girl have escaped me so far. But regardless, if any of the films listed below have past you by, I recommend you find some time to catch up with them… Continue reading
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