Review: ‘The Public’ gives truth to the phrase “knowledge is power”.

THE PUBLIC In “The Public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, some homeless patrons turn the building into a shelter for the night by staging an “Occupy” sit in. Read More →

Retro Review: Weird Science Joins the 30-Year Old Club and It’s Still as Funny as Ever

Fewer films have ever made me laugh as hard as John Hughes‘ Weird Science. This film is a sign post of my childhood, one that carries tremendous meaning and nostalgia. While this one may not register on many folks’ radar as a top notch Hughes example, I happily rated it my favorite of his oeuvre back in 2013. That it Read More →

Retro Review: John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club Changed the Teen Movie Game Thirty Years Ago Today

When John Hughes died nearly six years ago, we all lost something pretty big. People throw around terms like “voice of a generation” all the time without merit, but I think that many people would openly and happily vouch for Hughes as the voice of my generation, me included. I have argued that he might have had the strongest 5-year Read More →

23 Random 80s Movies To Watch On Netflix Right Now

Today I noticed that there were several 1980s movies in my queue. Since there’s no way to sort movies by release date (silly), I just took some time to comb through to find them. I always seem to have issues linking the titles, so you’ll just have to do a search when you get in there. Please comment with the Read More →