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 each other and it's fun to discover new classics. I co host the podcasts The Film Pasture, ScreenTrax, and soon Cinema Recall. While also contributing reviews and articles to other great sites when I can.

Please Vote The Lure to be LAMB’s Movie of the Month

  Hello everyone. I know it has been a while since I last posted on this site.  There is no excuses except that I have been posting reviews and what not, but not so much here.  Most of my stuff … Continue reading

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Why The Final Smile in ‘Magnolia’  is one of the best moments in movies.

  Hello Everybody.     Over on the site That Moment In.  The same place where you can listen to  The very cool podcast, Cinema Recall.  I wrote an article about one of my favorite moments in movies.  The ending … Continue reading

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The Vern’s Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2017

  Hello All I’m keeping this next post short, and by short I mean I am not going to write up paragraphs on why I think each movie on this list was great.  If you want to hear my thoughts, … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2017 and The Vern Visits 3 Amazing Podcasts

Hello Everyone   I hope you had a great week and are enjoying the new year.   Speaking of which I am behind on posting my favorite movies of 2017 for this site. Here is  20-10 of what I feel are … Continue reading

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The Vern goes deep into the sea and reviews The Shape of Water

Look at this flick, I saw last week All I  have to say is  I think it’s really neat. Wouldn’t you think that Del Toro Can  do anything. Look at The Vern Ripping off Songs Right off of one from … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac’s Birthday

Hello and welcome to all of you dear sweet readers, that do continue to read this blog site.  Today is my birthday and I have nothing really planned for this  post except putting just random clips of movies I like … Continue reading

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Cinema Recall Podcast: The Killing of a Sacred Deer(2017)

The Killing of a Sacred Deer was the latest movie from Yargos Lanthimos.  I was such a big fan of Dogtooth, and The Lobster.(click each link to read the reviews)  This was a movie I was looking most forward to.   I recently … Continue reading

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Cinema Recall Podcast: Top 5 Best Moments in Holiday and Horror Movies

Hello Gang. Over on The Cinema Recall Podcast.(Courtesy of  the site That Moment In)  I recently posted two great episodes that feature a great list of movie recommendations.

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Cate Blanchett: Hollywood Icon

Portions of this article appeared on my older site The Vern’s VideoVanguard Why it has taken me so long to write a post on this woman.  I’ll never know.  Not only is she one of the best actresses we have … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Straw Dogs (1971)

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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