Ben-Hur (1959)

It has been 62 years since Ben-Hur graced the silver screen and went on to win an astonishing 11 Oscars, a new record for the time. This epic masterpiece was joined by West Side Story just two years later in the 11 win circle, and together the pair ruled the cinema universe until 1997 when … More Ben-Hur (1959)

Tom Jones (1963)

I am going to cut right to the chase with my thoughts on Tom Jones. This film, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963 and rated the 51st Greatest British film of the 20th Century, was terrible.  Tom Jones was considered one of the greatest comedies of its time, yet I did … More Tom Jones (1963)

Gladiator (2000)

The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of one of the Bets Picture winners, 2000’s Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. I wish I could say somewhere in a box my movie ticket stub is still there; however, I lost a massive amount of tickets long ago, and Gladiator would be one of them.  … More Gladiator (2000)

Scoob! (2020)

Scooby-Doo is a part of childhood just as much as it was for you or your kids. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone out there who doesn’t know the brown hair dog who lives to eat and solve* mysteries. I put the asterisk there because Scoob may always catch the bad guy; however, it is … More Scoob! (2020)

Soul (2020)

Soul was another 2020 summer blockbuster that got pushed to the end of the calendar year. Originally slated as a theatre release, Soul found its way to Disney+ on Christmas Day.  Joe (Jamie Foxx) is a talented music teacher who is also an amazing jazz piano player. He is just waiting to catch a break … More Soul (2020)