Author Archives: Jamie Insalaco
Why do I keep doing this to myself? Why do I keep watching these movies? Morbid curiosity, I guess. This time, I saw it for free on a plane, so that’s not much of a sacrifice on my part, and I guess this Transformers movie is better than the other ones, but that’s not saying much. Read the rest of this entry
“Hey Rocky, guess what?!? There’s going to be a fifth Transformers movie!”
Gandalf reminds kids that they need to study to do well at school in the only way he knows how.
In case it is not already clear, Sir Ian McKellen is an international treasure. He should have a secret service detail… well, maybe we can get him better protection than that.
Alien is, for me, both the sum of its predecessors as well as the template from which many movies have copied. I guess that’s a complicated way of saying it’s easy to see its influences as well as who the movie influenced after its release. Or, let’s just say it’s a great movie. Read the rest of this entry
Stop worrying about ebola, start worrying about heart disease, cancer and 8 other things that are killing Americans
A recent episode of The Daily Show pointed out that campaigning politicians and talk show hosts (or, if you prefer, “pundits”) have been calling for action regarding protecting Americans from being killed by the ebola virus, which isn’t really a thing that is happening. What is killing Americans is heart disease, cancer and 8 other things at a rate that will probably never be overtaken by ebola.
Besides being an entertaining film in its own right, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is an excellent “it’s kinda like [insert movie title here]” movie, because you can insert five different movie titles in the blank. Read the rest of this entry