R.I.P. Peter O’Toole (1932 – 2013)

     December 16, 2013

Legendary actor Peter O’Toole has died at the age of 81.  I don’t use the word “legendary” lightly.  O’Toole is one of the great actors of stage and screen, and his career is marked by spectacular performances.  The most noteworthy …

Ben Kingsley Circling MARY MOTHER OF CHRIST

     September 27, 2012

Usually when I say Mary Mother of Christ, it’s due to a bout with Tourette’s or just after smashing my thumb with a hammer.  In this case, the film is actually a prequel of sorts to Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the …

STARDUST Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

With the upcoming X-Men: First Class, Kick Ass and his memorable directorial debut Layer Cake, it’s no wonder people forget Matthew Vaughn’s sophomore directorial effort, Stardust. It’s just your average $70 million Hollywood adventure fairy tale starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert …