RIP Jonathan Demme!

News is spreading quickly that movie director Jonathan Demme has died to esphogeal cancer at the relatively young age of 73. Bummer. He was truly an original talent. That said, Demme’s career took … Continue Reading…

Forgotten/Ignored Gem: Mountains of the Moon

Today’s release and rhapsodic reviews of The Lost City of Z (“…a miraculous movie, at once moving, intimidating, and gorgeous to behold.” — The Atlantic) have conjured memories of Mountains … Continue Reading…

B-Movie Cult Classics Unearthed Watching Late-Night HBO in College (Pt. 5)

I’d been meaning to feature the little-known horror gem Near Dark (1987) in this series of goofy remembrances from my college days but never got around to it. Sadly, it’s taken the … Continue Reading…