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.
The 2017 Top 10 (plus eight honorable mentions).
This column offers “10 Top Performances of 2017.” It does not present the “Top 10 Performances of 2017” nor the “Best 10 Performances of 2017.” I want to highlight ten performances (without making actor/actress or lead/support distinctions) that have lodged in my memory.
A discussion of how George Lucas' approach to making and marketing "Star Wars" contrasts with the style used by Disney.
10 of the worst 2017 had to offer...
A numbers-based look at the decline in box office clout of the summer tent-poles, especially over the last two years (2016 & 2017).