Top 5 lackluster endings in big Hollywood movies

A couple of months ago I named my top 5 Spectacle Endings, well now I shift my focus on 5 movie endings that I thought lacked spectacle and excitement. As I mentioned on my last article, I love big Hollywood event/tentpole films. Yes I know most of them aren't what you called "great" cinema but …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite White House movie scene?

I'm set for an advanced screening of the white house actioner Olympus Has Fallen tomorrow. Surely you've seen the pretty aggressive promos of that one all over the place. Interestingly enough, the marketing for the movie has been putting the White House itself as the main STAR of the film. I mean there are some …

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Musings on Hollywood Relentless Miscasting

I read the other day that Tom Hardy was being considered for lead role in the Jack Ryan spinoff Without Remorse, which prompts me to write this piece. Filmmakers and studio executives tend to cast the wrong actor/actress for a certain role many times. Some times it works out well, but other times, not so …

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Five Memorable American Movie Presidents

Happy President's Day! In celebration of American presidents in the past 234 years, here are five actors who've played the role of U.S. Commander in Chief in the past couple of decades: Michael Douglas – Andrew Shepherd in The American President (1995) This movie is full of great scenes between Douglas and his love interest …

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