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.

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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Introducing: Terror Tuesdays at Cinema Recall

  Starting this week over at the Cinema Recall Podcast over on the site That Moment In .Com  I am starting up a new podcast series called Terror Tuesdays. Each week I will be checking out a horror or a  … Continue reading

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Strange Days feels more relevant in 2017 than it did in 1995.

I have just been to see Blade Runner 2049. I’m pleased to report it doesn’t disappoint. However, I don’t want to write about it, I think the less you know about the plot going in the better. I knew nothing … Continue reading

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The mother! The Love Witch and The Blade Runner

Hello all. Over on The Cinema Recall Podcast  I give a short non spolier look at Blade Runner: 2049.   Will fans of the original love it.  Will newcomers warm up to it.  Listen to my thoughts  or you can just … Continue reading

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More of the Return of Random thoughts of a Movie Insomniac

Folks.  I hate to  say it , but my time with writing posts on this here site is going to be very limited.  The only reason why I am writing up anything today is because I have a day off … Continue reading

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The Return of Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac.

Hello folks , The Vern here with another collection of films and at least one TV series I watched.   I was busy being a guest on various podcasts and I will share those with you later in this post. … Continue reading

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The Vern Vs VidAngel.

I’m sure you’re expecting me to post reviews of flicks I have seen recently and don’t worry.  My reviews of  Atomic Blonde, Ingrid Goes West and the live action adaptation of Ghost in The Shell are on the way soon. … Continue reading

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Great Cinematic Experiences with The Vern.

This Article appeared previously on The Vern’s Videovanguard Movies have always been a huge part of my life ever since I was a small child.  Both of my parents were involved in the entertainment industry in one way or the … Continue reading

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Please Vote The Love Witch for The LAMB’s Horror Special

Hello all I’m going to keep this post short, but I do hope you can help me out.  I’m submitting Director Anna Biller’s ode to classic cinema The Love Witch as Movie of the Month over at The LAMB aka The … Continue reading

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