Oct 022019
 

Shaft is a movie I went with minimal expectations so on those grounds, I guess it exceeded them, and honestly there were some genially entertaining moments and Samuel L. Jackson, and to a lesser extent Richard Roundtree, were the highlights of the film.

 

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May 162019
 

Earthquake is certainly one of the lesser of the disaster film of the 1970s and certainly the story and characters, despite a respectable cast, was the weaker point but I was at least impressed with some of the miniature and special effects work.

 

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Jun 102016
 

“Roots” was a phenomenon for television and still relates so well today. Featuring top-notch performances from the likes of LeVar Burton and Louis Gossett Jr. amongst many others, this is well worth watching even for younger viewers though I suspect some will navigate toward the recent remake.

 

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Aug 092013
 

Q: The Winged Serpent is a fun little B-movie from the early 80s featuring some bad special effects, though this is part of the film’s charm and why it’s garnered somewhat of a cult following over the years. Shout! Factory releases Q on Blu-ray with acceptable, at best, audio and video transfers while the features are limited not even including some sort of retrospective featurette.

 

 

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