Monthly Archives: June 2013

From the Opening Battle of 300 to the Rise of an Empire

Having read Frank Millers comic first I was extremely excited to see this portrayed on the big screen.  It combines both the historical and the fantastical, to which I have an endless appetite.  But now I’ve  become aware that they … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Heaven Directors Cut

I didn’t believe it at first when friends told me that the directors cut was a better movie then the theatrical version until I watched it.  As a film guy I felt the deleted scenes seemed to make the film … Continue reading

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Opening Scene of Gladiator

While there are many historical inaccuracies of this scene I can’t help but enjoy the portrayal of a historical battle set in a cinematic reenactment.  

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MONGOL

  I’m not sure why this film didn’t get more publicity or why they haven’t made any other films following this one of the rest of Genghis’s exploits, because this movie was beautifully shot and keeps the warrior in us … Continue reading

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The Hobbit- The Desolation of Smaug

 While it seemed many were slightly disappointed by the first of the three Hobbits, I was glad to see this amazing fantastical world on the big screen once again.  It was as if I was returning to an old friend.  … Continue reading

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