Double Take – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 vs. 2003)

Welcome to the first edition of Double Take. In this feature, I’ll be comparing a film and its remake: looking at the films’ similarities and differences, and what the remake does right or wrong. Is the remake worth your time, or are you better off sticking with the original? Read on and find out. This … More Double Take – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 vs. 2003)

“Olympus Has Fallen” – Wait, This Isn’t Die Hard?

Originally published for The Alternative Chronicle ———- The Die Hard film series is (or used to be) about one tough, no-nonsense, wisecrackin’ guy fighting against a group of terrorists. Last month, the fifth installment of that franchise was thrust upon us. It was pretty bad. The new film, Olympus Has Fallen, could easily have been another Die Hard movie. It … More “Olympus Has Fallen” – Wait, This Isn’t Die Hard?

“InAPPropriate Comedy” – Tortuously Bad Jokes? There’s an App for That!

Originally published for The Alternative Chronicle ———- I know what you’re thinking. That poster looks like a joke, right? God how I wish is was a joke. Then I wouldn’t have wasted the time and brain cells it cost me to sit through this atrocity. Now, you may be wondering about the odd capitalization of … More “InAPPropriate Comedy” – Tortuously Bad Jokes? There’s an App for That!