Tag Archives: comedies

In Defense of I Heart Huckabees.

Every other week I’m going to defend a movie that did not get that much love,  but really should have.  These are not unheard of classics or lost gems, but I feel that there was something in these films that … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: The Last Days of Disco(1998)

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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The Vern Reviews: American Rescue Squad.

American Rescue Squad Cast: Tony D Czech, Douglas Sidney, Anika Reitman Writers: Adam Diviney, Elliot Diviney Director: Elliot Diviney. When people ask me what political party I belong to.  My mind starts sprouting off lyrics to Public Enemy’s “By the … Continue reading

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The Vern’s early look at Quite a Conundrum.

Quite a Conundrum Cast: Sasha Ramos, Erin Cline, Anthony Rutowicz Writer and Director: Thomas L Phillips. I have been to my fair share of parties in the past that I thought were wild.  Well nothing could prepare me for the … Continue reading

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In Defense of: Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

Every other week I’m going to defend a movie that did not get that much love,  but really should have.  These are not unheard of classics or lost gems, but I feel that there was something in these films that … Continue reading

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All Time Classics: The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

There is something quite magical about seeing a movie in a theater that is difficult to describe if you are not a film lover. Sitting there in the dark with stereo sound all around you and large images.  You end … Continue reading

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1001 Overlooked Movies: Welcome To The Dollhouse (1995)

***Warning**** The Following review may contain some spoilers. Welcome To The Dollhouse. Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton III, Eric Mabius Writer and Director: Todd Solondz Teenage life has never been so painful and yet so accurately portrayed in Todd Solondz’ … Continue reading

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The Vern tries some Duck Soup and then reviews the movie.

Duck Soup. Cast:  The Marx Brothers,Marget Dumont Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby Director: Leo McCarey Watching “Duck Soup” is like watching “Airplane” if it was directed by Woody Allen.  There are a lot of great visual sight gags mixed in … Continue reading

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Let’s look at people’s shorts with The Vern.

Hello, greetings, Hola, Bonjour, and a how do you do to every one of you sexy cinephiles out there today. This is a new feature I hope to run for a long time on this site.  The idea or premise … Continue reading

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The Vern watches Mr. Lonely with Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

Mr. Lonely Cast:  Diego Luna, Samantha Morton,Denis Lavant Writers: Harmony Korine, Avi Korine Director: Harmony Korine With the amount of famous celebrities that is in this.  I am a bit surprised this did not get more exposure when it was … Continue reading

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