Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Vern tries to find a “Safe” place for Julianne Moore, and review her movie.

Safe.  1995 Cast: Julianne Moore,James LeGros, Xander Berkeley Writer and Director: Todd Haynes What if you were to wake up one day and found that everyday normal things in your life made you severely ill.   Driving in rush hour … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner Wishlist: The Before Series Trilogy

. Having recently seen “Before Midnight” in theatres  last weekend.  I wanted to go back and  re watch all of these movies all over again. Never before have I been so interested in just two people talking, then I am … Continue reading

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The Vern joins Dragon Sound and reviews Miami Connection.

Miami Connection.1987 Cast: Y.K. Kim, Vincent Hirsch,Kathy Collier Writers: Joeseph Diamond, Y.K. Kim, Woo-sang Park (as Richard Park) Directors: Y.K.Kim, Woo-sang Park (as Richard Park) I’m having a hard time trying to start off this review of Miami Connection.  In … Continue reading

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Movie Jail Relay Race.

Holy Hanna Buckets. I can’t believe someone out there trusts me enough to free a certain celebrity and then incarcerate one in its place.  That is a lot of power to give someone and I can’t belive that Joe from … Continue reading

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The Vern goes mad for Heavenly Creatures and also reviews the movie.

Heavenly Creatures: 1994 Cast: Kate Winslet, Melanie Lynskey Writers: Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson Director: Peter Jackson Before Peter Jackson made this movie, he was known for his schlocky low-budget horror flicks: “Bad Taste“, “Meet The Feebles“, and “Dead Alive“. Each … Continue reading

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The Vern tries to dial up some suspense but ends up watching “Sorry, Wrong Number” instead.

Sorry, Wrong Number. 1948 Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards Writer: Lucille Fletcher Director: Anatole Litvak Barbara Stanwyck plays Leona Stevenson an ailing woman who is confined to a bed because of problems with her heart. One night while … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Slacker. 1991

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 … Continue reading

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The Vern steps into the ring with Benny The Bum and reviews the movie.

Benny The Bum Cast:   Jon Cross, Molly Kunz,  John Gray Writers: Dan Cantgallo, Paul Cantgallo, John Cross, Directors: Dan Cantagallo, Paul Cantgallo. Hitting rock bottom and having to start over is never an easy deal.  I should know because I … Continue reading

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The Vern visits Cool World and admits it’s a nice place to visit but he doesn’t want to live there.

Cool World. Cast: Kim Basinger, Gabriel Byrne, Brad Pitt Writers: Michael Grais, Mark Victor, Larry Gross(Uncredited) Director: Ralph Bakshi Back in the year 1992 I became a huge fan of animation.  I was already a fan of Disney features, The … Continue reading

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