Final Trailer for Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

     May 30, 2013

Disney-Pixar has released the final trailer for Monsters University. The prequel shows how Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) became best friends during their time at college. I’ve been a bit wary about the prequel, but …

New Full-Length Trailer for Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

     April 26, 2013

Disney has released a new trailer for the Monsters, Inc. prequel Monsters University.  The pic focuses on the college years of Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman), and this new full-length trailer reveals the film’s plot.  The Revenge of the Nerds-esque story …

Red-Band Trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s GOD BLESS AMERICA

     February 17, 2012

Twisted young talent Bobcat Goldthwait was one of the premier stand-ups of the 1980s. Sadly, when it came time to do movies, his awkward, is-someone-murdering-a-cat delivery didn’t translate too far outside the Police Academy series. But a few years ago, …

TIFF 2011: Another Take On GOD BLESS AMERICA

     May 31, 2014

Film criticism is a tricky beast. One man’s Citizen Kane is another man’s Glen Or Glenda and it’s impossible to discredit either opinion. During TIFF my esteemed college Matt Goldberg and I disagreed pretty wildly on Bobcat Goldthwait’s vicious pop …

TIFF 2011: GOD BLESS AMERICA Review

     May 31, 2014

Pop culture is filled with annoyance and irritations.  We can turn on the TV and lament the downfall of civilization because as bad as reality shows, shock jocks, and political pundits can be, perhaps we’re worse for giving them attention …