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Death of a Superman

Hollywoodland reveals the life and death of George Reeves.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It is seldom talked about as anything more than a bit of Hollywood folklore—and certainly not as significant as Pearl Harbor or the assassination of JFK—but the fact remains that the 1959 ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 David Walker

Toshiro Mifune: The Ultimate Collection


DVD & TV
It is quite possible that Toshiro Mifune was the greatest screen actor of the 20th century. Sure, there have been plenty of great actors, but when you look at the nearly 200 movies in Mifune's filmogr ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 David Walker

The Bill Cosby Show: Season One


DVD & TV
By the time The Bill Cosby Show debuted in 1969, the Philadelphia comedian had already made a name for himself both as a comic and as the co-star of television's I Spy. In both of those roles, Cosby h ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 David Walker

Drawing Venom

Is Snakes on a Plane worth the hype? Damned if we know.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Whatever you do this weekend, do not go see Snakes on a Plane.Now, in all fairness and honesty, I must admit that I haven't seen this film. It's not that I don't want to see it, either. I mean who wou ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 David Walker

David Walker's 20-year High-school Reunion Movie Marathon


DVD & TV
Two decades ago I graduated from Madison High School, where the most commonly asked question was, "What's that smell?" This weekend is my 20-year reunion, and in preparation, through the magic of DVD, ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 David Walker

Are We Ready?

The tragedy of 9/11 comes to life in World Trade Center.


Featured Stories
The rumblings began before Oliver Stone shot the first frame of film on World Trade Center, a movie based on events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001. "It's too soon." "We're not ready." "This is not ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 9, 2006 David Walker

Special Television Edition: Flavor Of Love, Season 2


DVD & TV
In the July 2006 issue of Wax Poetics magazine, editor Andre Torres writes about the legendary 1974 episode of The Mike Douglas Show in which the guests were Sly Stone and Muhammad Ali. I know some of ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 9, 2006 David Walker

Free Fall To Hell

The Descent gives horror fans reason to rejoice.


Movie Reviews & Stories
For the past few years, fans of horror films, and I mean true fans, have had to subsist on the meager scraps that have been thrown out to them like bits of flesh left undevoured by the walking dead. W ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 David Walker

What is funny?


DVD & TV
My recent scathing review of the unfunny comedy Nacho Libre compelled several dear readers to launch attacks against my sense of humor. To those addlebrained special people who called into question wh ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 David Walker

When Hollywood Attacks

Comic books fall victim to film at San Diego's Comic-Con.


Movie Reviews & Stories
There is a scene in Grosse Pointe Blank where John Cusack's character returns to his childhood home, only to discover, much to his shock, dismay and disgust, that it has been torn down and replaced by ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 David Walker
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