Month: April 2011

Stake Land

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Director: Jim Mickle / Writers: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle / Starring: Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, and Kelly McGillis IMDB Plot Summary: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation’s abandoned towns and cities, and it’s up to Mister, a death dealing, […]

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Arthur

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Director: Steve Gordon / Writer: Steve Gordon / Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, and John Gielgud Synopsis from IMDB: Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she will […]

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Originally Rob’s post on chainsaws posted at PopBunker.net. Director: Peter Yates / Writers: George V. Higgins (novel), Paul Monash (screenplay) / Starring:Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, and Richard Jordan When one of my friends offered to loan me the Criterion Collection DVD of The Friends of Eddie Coyle, I had never heard of the movie before. I didn’t bother to do any research about the […]

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Commodity Fetishism

So, I finally gave in and jumped aboard the e-reader bandwagon. Not that it was a huge leap for me or anything, being the gadget-whore that I am, but I was just biding my time until I felt I could justify the expense. They made it easy for me by offering this refurbished Nook just […]

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Android

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Director: Aaron Lipstadt / Writers: James Reigle, Don Keith Opper / Starring: Klaus Kinski, Brie Howard and Norbert Weisser For this week’s installment of OM/YE, I reluctantly decided to watch a movie that, at first glance, looked like it was going to be horrible. Now I’m not sure if this is a spoiler or not, but Android, in fact, turn out to be […]

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