My Dad: Thanks for the movie experience Matt. I liked the movie. Want to see it again and figure out if their math is right. They seemed to take some creative liberties but I was too into the story. Now I want to watch it again and just pay attention to the Engineering (dad is… Continue reading What Can Happen Will Happen – INTERSTELLAR – The text message review
Remembering The West Wing
Once upon a time there was a show called The West Wing. It was about a fictional devout Catholic liberal who was the President of the United States, and his staff of idealistic but extremely intelligent individuals. The show ran for 7 seasons, mostly in the W. Bush era. As the righty Bush team of… Continue reading Remembering The West Wing
WILDsound’s 25 Top Animation Movies of the millennium (2000 to present)
To watch Spirited Away feels like a special gift. It is a film of such startling imagination, originality, intelligence, and emotion that I feel inexplicable joy when the opening title card fades in. Christopher Runyon, Movie Mezzanine Animation movies are so much fun to watch as most of them attempt to tell a story that… Continue reading WILDsound’s 25 Top Animation Movies of the millennium (2000 to present)
BUYER & CELLAR Play. The one man show on what makes Barbra Streisand
People in my social circle laugh that I am a fan of Barbra Streisand, because I’m a straight, sports crazed man’s man who doesn’t fit into the Streisand demographic. All I can say that she’s funny whenever she appears in a comedy (watch her in the underrated What’s up Doc?). Realistic whenever she’s in a… Continue reading BUYER & CELLAR Play. The one man show on what makes Barbra Streisand
Horror Movies. WILDsound’s Top 100 Best of All-Time
“Experiencing a visceral feeling while still feeling safe.” – Peter Sawka That is my film-making friend’s definition of a horror film. It kind of makes sense. Like riding a roller-coaster ride and being scared but knowing that you’re going to be safe in a matter of minutes. I’ve personally never been attracted to the scary… Continue reading Horror Movies. WILDsound’s Top 100 Best of All-Time
Top 50 War Movies of the 2000s (2000 to present)
War movies. I guess this is a genre that will always be around because there always seems to be war in the world. Most war films are either based on a historical war with a fictionalized setting, or about a biographical situation and character(s) setting. Almost all war films are really anti-war stories as they… Continue reading Top 50 War Movies of the 2000s (2000 to present)
Favorite Movie Quotes – Maya (Virginia Madsen) on Wine in the film SIDEWAYS (2004)
I was working late last night, flipping through the channels and the film Sideways (2004) came on. I haven’t seen Alexander Payne’s film on life, wine, and legacy since it was in the theaters over 10 years ago. It’s a pretty solid film that still holds up today. One of the great speeches for a… Continue reading Favorite Movie Quotes – Maya (Virginia Madsen) on Wine in the film SIDEWAYS (2004)
99th Top Baseball Movie of All-Time – BAD LIEUTENANT.
Again, is Bad Lieutenant a baseball movie? Read the Top 100 baseball movies of all-time list: http://www.wildsound-filmmaking-feedback-events.com/baseball_movie.html I’ll say yes because it’s the best portrayal of gambling on baseball. And the top 100 baseball movie list had to have at least one film on baseball and gambling because it has much more relevance for the popularity of… Continue reading 99th Top Baseball Movie of All-Time – BAD LIEUTENANT.
100th Greatest Baseball Movie of All-Time – The Naked Gun
Is The Naked Gun a baseball movie? It technically isn’t, but it’s on the Top 100 Baseball movies of all-time list because it has perhaps the funniest 20 minute sports movie scene ever. Take a look at the Baseball Top 100 Movie List: http://www.wildsound-filmmaking-feedback-events.com/baseball_movie.html Watching this scene as a kid had me laughing so hard… Continue reading 100th Greatest Baseball Movie of All-Time – The Naked Gun
Bill Simmons’ Book of Basketball 5 Years Later
Bill Simmons’ basketball book 5 years after it was published.