But that probably has a small thing to do with the fact that Gene Kelly is dead.
I did not die
And I think I looked snazzy while not doing it.
The Terminator Franchise: The Definitive Ranking
Ah, another franchise reviewed. Also ranked. May the Listicle gods grant me bounty for this list. This is a case study in a studio led franchise that's designed to simply earn money. From a surprise beginning with a tiny-budget of a first film through giant behemoths of productions, the different production companies (that almost all… Continue reading The Terminator Franchise: The Definitive Ranking
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
#3 in my ranking of the Terminator franchise. If I were to judge this film purely on its action spectacle merits, I'd probably love it at the same fulsome level that most of the filmgoing world does. However, there is story to be had, and some of the inelegance holds me back to merely loving… Continue reading Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Lone Wolf and Cub: The Definitive Ranking
I was expecting more from the Lone Wolf and Cub franchise. It was the IMDb ratings of the individual films (that never go below 7 and occasionally go over 8) and the fact that the Criterion Collection released it. All of that led me to believe that these movies were more than trash cinema that… Continue reading Lone Wolf and Cub: The Definitive Ranking