Author Archives: The Vern

About The Vern

I love movies and I enjoy writing about them too. They both go pretty much hand in hand with eachother and it's fun to discover new classics. I also cohost the podcast As You Watch and write for The Cinematic Katzenjammer.

Scarlett Johansson gets out of her clothes and ‘Under The Skin’(Review)

  Under The Skin Cast: Scarlett Johansson Writers Michael Faber(Novel) Jonathan Glazer(Screenplay) Walter Campbell(Screenplay) Director Jonathan Glazer

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The Vern goes on an Adventures in Plymptoons

  Adventures in Plymptoons Featuring Terry Gilliam, Ralph Bakshi, Bill Plympton Directed by Alexia Anastasio  Before I being this review. I think it’s only fair for me to share one of Mr. Plympton’s shorts so you can get an idea … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Blow Out (1981)

The Criterion Collection for years have been releasing the best versions of movies on DVD and Blue Ray.  They are hands down the ultimate praise a film can receive,and while many claim  the Oscar to be  the ultimate recognition.  Having the … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Movie Review Shows Online You Should Be Watching.

Hello again folks. It’s been a while, but I’m back.  The one thing I love most about watching movies is watching other people talk about movies.  I subscribe to a lot of great podcasts and vlogs and it’s fun to … Continue reading

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The New Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac: Vol 1.

I use to write these posts over at my other site The Vern’s Videovanguard in which I would review recent movies I have seen  It’s been a while since I wrote one of these, and at first I was going … Continue reading

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The Vern’s Podcasting Updates.

  Hello Again.  This is going to be a real quick post just to let you know about the different podcasts I was on this last week.    They were great to record and I promise they are great to listen … Continue reading

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All Time Classics: Sunset Boulevard(1950)

Sunset Blvd.(1950) Cast: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich Von Stroheim Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. Director: Billy Wilder I’ve always wondered what happens to actors and actresses who are no longer relevant. There are money who have … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Naked Lunch(1991)

The Criterion Collection has been known to release the best Blue Rays and DVD’s ever known.  They would be considered the Coach name of handbags or The Harley Davidson of motorcycles, the Crystal of champagne if you will.  They are … Continue reading

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The Vern posts on SpinOff Blogathon by Cinematic Corner.

There is a fun new blogathon going on in these here interwebs, and it’s being hosted by Sati of Cinematic Corner.  The basic premise is to take a minor or supporting character in a movie or TV show that doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Vern checks in to The Grand Budapest Hotel.

The latest movie from Wes Anderson has all the quirky elements one would expect to see in one of his features.  It has it’s offbeat but fascinating characters made believable by it’s cast of talented actors.  It features some very … Continue reading

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