Gangster Squad's cop-turned-screenwriter faces the thin blue line edit.
Note: Pop Rocks will return next week. Labor Day has come and gone, which means the official start of the fall movie season is just around the corner. In fact, two of the more anticipated releases of latter 2011 -- Warrior and Contagion -- come out tomorrow. After what has been widely rega ... More >>
Rocks Off's regular readers presumably know by now that we love few things more than offbeat anniversaries, and recently we came across one of the oddest yet. Thirty-two years ago Monday, on Feb. 28, 1979, the "actor" who played the original Mr. Ed in the 1960s TV show passed away. Yes, we're ... More >>
When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>
The Big Lebowski has undergone a hell of a transformation since hitting big screens over a decade ago. A (very) mild financial success upon theatrical release, it's gone on to become a bona fide cult phenomenon, spawning "Dudeism" -- an online religion with over 60,000 ordained ministers -- and the ... More >>
Ray's Franks' Freddy Krueger will haunt your dreams. But in a good way. Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we have gravy on tap. To start off with, Mike Giglio out-spent Robb Walsh $13 to $7, because Mike is a fancy man of top-shelf tastes. He seemed impressed b ... More >>
Jean-Luc Godard's film is - and isn't - a tribute to The Big Sleep
Taxicab Confessions this isn't: Ramin Bahrani's quietly profound Goodbye Solo.
It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski brothers' souped-up, tricked-out flick
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too
The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney
The beautifully done Open Range still has to graze on the western's leftovers
Friedkin tries -- and fails -- to make a French Connection with The Hunted
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Clint Eastwood's charming Space Cowboys tosses youth demographics out the cargo bay
G.I. Jane traps a testosterone-poisoned lunkhead in Demi Moore's body
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)