The Way (2011)

This is 2011 film, adapted and directed by Emilio Estevez, starring his father, Martin Sheen. They play father and son in the film. Everyone seems to want to find something, fix something or understand something. Or all of the above. Daniel Avery left his doctoral program to explore the world, much to his father Tom’s … More The Way (2011)

Ellen Burstyn

This award-winning actor has lived quite an interesting life. Now in her 88th year, she is still a working actor. If you are old enough to remember the early 1970s, Burstyn was an A list actress. In the 1950s and 1960s, she guested on many television shows, had a role on a soap, a featured … More Ellen Burstyn

Recent Arnold Films

Being governor was a speed bump to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s film career. He left public office in 2011 and got busy again in front of the camera. Arnold’s career had slowed down in the new millennium, as other, younger action heroes emerged. He tried another Terminator film, without any of the past team; it made money, … More Recent Arnold Films

Tim Burton

For me, a Tim Burton film is either a homerun or a ground out. Lately, he’s in a slump. Dumbo was not a disaster, but far from a hit. Next up, Beetlejuice 2. Okay. Plow familiar ground. Unfortunately, when you produce a string of big hits, fans expect to clear the bases every at-bat. Burton … More Tim Burton

Stephen King Films

I’m not a reader of Stephen King novels, I have never read one. I do selectively watch his films.  While I’ve never watched all of his television and film adaptations, but I do have some favorites. In the hands of the right director, King’s material can translate well to the visual medium. There have been … More Stephen King Films