Category Archives: Reviews

90 years of AI in the movies: What’s Changed (and What Hasn’t)

  Here is a great article written by Sara Carter of Enlightened Digital all about artificial intelligence at the movies. We may be advancing into an age of prevalent artificial intelligence, but humans have been dreaming about the possibilities of … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

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

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The Vern wishes people would shut up about “A Quiet Place”

  Damn.  Damn Damn Damn Damn  Damn Damn.   I’m sorry.  I know a lot of you really love this movie, but I was disappointed with A Quiet Place.  Yes It was cool that there was a big mainstream movie that … Continue reading

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The Vern asks “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and reviews this great documentary

If you grew up with Mr. Rogers.  You are probably a well adjusted individual.  If not, you are most most likely deeply disturbed.    OK, maybe the last part is a bit rough, but I worry about kids now who … Continue reading

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The Vern gets banished and reviews Disobedience

Yes I know It’s been a long long time since I was on here and I apologize.  There were a lot of flicks I saw and have written reviews  for them over at That Moment In.  So for the next … Continue reading

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The Vern goes to rescue his lost dog and reviews Isle of Dogs.

  I just saw the new Wes Anderson feature, Isle of Dogs and it was astounding.  If this isn’t a major contender at next year’s award shows.  I’m going to assume that Disney is buying off voters, or they actually … Continue reading

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The Vern visits a mental ward and reviews ‘Unsane’

Hello everybody I recently watched Steven Soderbergh’s latest feature Unsane and I thought of a few things things.  One, why is it that every movie I have seen that is set at a mental institution?  The place for the most … 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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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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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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