Review: Top Gun – Maverick

When someone says longingly: “They don’t make films like that anymore,” this is the sort of film they are talking about! Pete “Maverick” Mitchell may not be in the Navy’s good books anymore, but when a deadly mission requires the best of the best to be even better, he is called in to teach them….

Banter: Time of Tunes

Remember when movies had affiliated pop songs? Between the late eighties and early 2000s, having a single in the charts to promote your movie was a pretty big deal, and major blockbuster releases would be complete with a singer/songwriter providing their skills. Not even an “inspired by” album, or a pre-existing song being licensed for…

Tribute Review: Tony Scott

Less than two weeks ago director Tony Scott passed away, and Hollywood lost one of its better contributors, a director whose films felt kinetic and real in an era of visual effects and padding. His films were often style over substance, and while his older brother Ridley Scott often directed cerebral movies, his films were…