Question of the week: Which seasoned director do you think has lost his mojo?

Though this falls under my Random Movie Question categories, you'd surmise that it's really NOT so random. I was inspired by my friend Ted who texted me after the EXODUS screening that he was surprised the film was made by an experienced director of Ridley Scott's caliber, he said it looked like it had been …

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Wordless Wednesday: 7 Favorite Scenes of the Roman Epic GLADIATOR (2000)

This past weekend, I rewatched an old favorite. Well it's not just an oldie-but-goodie, it's perhaps one of my top 10 favorite of all time: GLADIATOR. It's the one cinematic masterpiece Ridley Scott's been trying to replicate ever since, to no avail. After seeing the trailer for Exodus: Gods and King, well it seems that …

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A-Z Favorite Movie Titles Blogathon

I'm a little late to this but I promised Brittani @ Rambling Film I'd do this when I get back from holiday. I can't possibly missed not participating in her debut blogathon! Here are the rules: 1) Going through the alphabet, list your favorite movie title beginning with each letter. 2) You don't have to …

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Russell Crowe Birthday Tribute: Top 10 Favorite Roles of the Aussie Thespian

I almost missed Russell Crowe's birthday today. On April 7, the Aussie thespian turns 49. In case you didn't know, before Gerry Butler, I was quite obsessed with the New Zealand-born actor after seeing his performance in Gladiator back in 2000. The following year, I tried to watch as many of his older films as …

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Somewhere In Time … Everybody’s Chattin’

Happy Friday everyone! It's kind of a short week for me as I took Wednesday off but still it feels hectic so I'm definitely glad the weekend is just around the corner. I found time to re-watch one of my old time favorites last night, I guess I was feeling rather melancholy, but I wanted …

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The FCM Blog-a-thon — What movie(s) will become a Future Classic?

What a brilliant idea! My pal Paula, who's a confirmed TCM addict, have often wondered what movies from the 21st century would stand the test of time, like Casablanca, Gone With The Wind or Out of the Past. Instead of just mulling those over on her own, she decides to get all of us movie bloggers to join in on the …

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My Movie Year: The Year 2000

Thanks to Andy for inviting me to My Movie Year blog-a-thon. This is the second time I've participated in Fandango Groovers' blog event since the massively popular Desert Island DVDs. Below is the simple rule for the post: All you have to do is pick your favourite year for movies and back I up with …

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Movies that made going to the movies suck #26: GLADIATOR

Hi everyone!  Another blog event is upon us movie bloggers. Mike at You Talking To Me? Blog is compiling a list of influential movies that in its wake brings about other movies trying to capitalize on its success. So the list is basically about the great movies the were trailed by a bunch of pretty …

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Desert Island DVDs: 8 flix I’d take with me if I were stranded on a desert island

Oh the dilemma! Thanks to Andy from Fandango Groovers, in the past month, a whole bunch of us movie bloggers have been inflicted with an amusing predicament. Apparently, Andy was inspired by a UK radio program called Desert Island Discs where guests are invited to imagine themselves cast away on a desert island with only …

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Happy Belated Birthday, Russell Crowe!

Russell Ira Crowe turned 46 this past Wednesday. I guess I have a penchant for rugged men with a gravelly voice. Before Gerard Butler captured my attention, the New Zealand-born Aussie thespian blew me away as general Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator (2000). There's not a lot of actors who consistently turn one impressive performance after …

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