The Gong Show Movie

1980 Universal Pictures Directed by Chuck Barris Produced by Budd Granoff Written by Chuck Barris and Robert Downey Today our televisions are flooded with reality programming.  Programming that threatens the very fabric of American life and the sanctity of good Christian families.  The moral compass of our country has gone askew and it’s all because […]

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Prometheus

2012 20th Century Fox Directed by Ridley Scott Produced by Ridley Scott, David Giler and Walter Hill Written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Like most of you, upon hearing that Ridley Scott was filming a prequel to “Alien” I got as giddy as a 10 year old hearing that a law has been passed […]

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The Fast And The Furious (1955)

1955 American Releasing Corporation Directed by John Ireland and Edward Sampson Produced by Roger Corman Written by Jean Howell and Jerome Odlum from a story by Roger Corman Last year my Better In The Dark co-host Thomas Deja and I got the idea for a theme for the summer of 2012 which we called “The […]

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POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

2011 Sony Pictures Classics/Stage 6 Films/POM Wonderful Directed by Morgan Spurlock Written by Morgan Spurlock, Jeremy Chilnick Produced by Morgan Spurlock, Jeremy Chilnick, Abbie Hurewitz, Keith Calder, Jessica Wu POM WONDERFUL PRESENTS: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD may just be The Greatest Documentary Ever Made.  And here’s why.  Imagine that a magician like David Copperfield […]

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The Shadow

1994 Universal Pictures Directed by Russell Mulcahy Produced by Michael Bregman Written by David Koepp Created in 1930 to be the mysterious narrator of a radio anthology program, it wasn’t long before listeners demanded stories about this mysterious narrator. And so 1931 saw the debut of “The Shadow Magazine” a pulp series primarily written by […]

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