Throughout the 1900s, if there was one principal that Hollywood adhered to, it was that movie stars sold movies. Yet, it the space of less than two decades, that has gone away.
Fond reminiscences of the first four films I saw theatrically: "King Kong", "Star Wars", "Oh! God", and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
Speculation about what the future multiplex may look like and how Hollywood could marry streaming with theatrical releases.
A list of my top 10 films released in the period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2018.
How advances in digital imaging technology could make it feasible in the near future to produce new "Star Trek" adventures with the original crew...played by the original actors.
In 1971, George C. Scott refused the Oscar for "Patton." Would any actor today take such a dramatic stance to support, for example, the #metoo movement?
Movies you watch over and over and over and over again.
An analysis of the 2017 box office and what it may imply for the current state of the movie industry.
The latest, greatest version of my personal Top 100 list, with four new additions as of April 21, 2018.
Nudity - male, female, both, and neither - as it can be found in today's R-rated movies and whether its availability on TV has diminished its luster for theaters.
Big screens, small screens - what home theater has become in 2018.
A brief chronology of horror movies through the years - from the silent era to the PG-13 and "Found Footage" flavors.
Reminiscences about old monster movies and how I first saw them - the infamous (and now defunct) Saturday afternoon TV show, "Creature Double Feature."
My fearless predictions for the 2018 Oscars - try not to laugh.
The lives and deaths, rises and falls, of the two longest-lived TV science fiction series: "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who".
Sizing up the ratings game and what it all means.
Five 2017 films, many of which I recommend, that I feel have been overrated by many critics.