Monthly Archives: March 2014

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 some 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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Music in Motion: Reviews of Inside Llewyn Davis and Sweet and Lowdown

Today I’m going to look at two movies whose main characters share many common traits.  They each play the guitar and are very talented at what they do.  Yet, their attitudes and bad tempers gets in the way of their … Continue reading

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The Vern gets a Liebster award and then spreads the love.

I’m very proud and honered to announce that Cara from Silver Screen Serenade. has given this site the Liebster award.  I urge you all to click on the name and check out the site.  There are a lot of great … Continue reading

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My journeys through the land of podcasts.

Well cats it’s been quite the week for yours truly.  For starters I’ve had some internet problems because some A-hole in my building wanted to use a wireless router from another company.  Internet service is already supplied with the rent. … Continue reading

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The Vern gets conned and reviews The Lady Eve.

The Lady Eve (1941) Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn Writers: Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges Director: Preston Sturges. A father and daughter con team have just set their sites on the heir to a beer brewing empire named Charles(Fonda).  … Continue reading

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