Ford v Ferrari Review: An Entertaining Ride | Lighttrain

Ciao! Thank you again for tuning in aboard the Train; to newcomers, calling me Gavin will work just fine. Today’s review is for the award-winning sports drama Ford v. Ferrari, released not terribly long ago in 2019 and directed by James Mangold of Walk the Line and Logan. This is dipping my toes in moreContinue reading “Ford v Ferrari Review: An Entertaining Ride | Lighttrain”

The Wonderful World of 1960s Spy Posters | Lighttrain

Hello, and welcome back aboard; I’m your conductor and today we will be wrapping up our Very Merry Espionage Christmas. And yes, I get it, the holidays have been long gone for a month or two already. Though for me, as long as it’s still winter, the show must go on! Ever heard of theContinue reading “The Wonderful World of 1960s Spy Posters | Lighttrain”

“Z Channel, Heaven’s Gate, and Jerry Harvey”: A Retrospective | [Out of Order]

Greetings, and welcome back to the Train. If this is your first time visiting, I am your conductor and movie connoisseur Gavin Nowak writing here this evening. On tonight’s insightful episode of Out of Order, let’s take a time machine back to the early 80s, before the popularity of theater cable networks like HBO andContinue reading ““Z Channel, Heaven’s Gate, and Jerry Harvey”: A Retrospective | [Out of Order]”

School of Rock Review: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Masterwork? | Lighttrain

Hello and happy Valentines! I am your conductor here aboard the railroad, and tonight we’re going to be looking at one real doozy of a love story. Not in that traditional, love at first sight dynamic between two characters, rather, the total admiration of a certain passion. So not love in the romantic term, butContinue reading “School of Rock Review: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Masterwork? | Lighttrain”

What was “The Man Called Flintstone”?: Subterfuge since 1,000,007 B.C! | Lighttrain

Yabba Dabba Do! Welcome back to the Lighttrain, I am your host and conductor today. Despite what the stigma of James Bond movies will tell you, not every imitator was attempting to create their own quick-buck franchise. In fact, some were just spoofing the Bond genre, rather then boarding the band wagon. Case in point,Continue reading “What was “The Man Called Flintstone”?: Subterfuge since 1,000,007 B.C! | Lighttrain”

Schedule and Blog Updates [February 2021]

Good evening ladies and gentlemen! It’s that time of the month again… the time for announcements. This February is filled up with spy-fiction goodness, more lost media munchies, and a special Valentine’s day review baked up just for you guys. Without more delay, here’s some news for your palette. As we kick off the monthContinue reading “Schedule and Blog Updates [February 2021]”

4 More Lost/Forgotten Media Vol. 2 | [Out of Order] TMBG’s “Coraline” Soundtrack

This one’s going out to all the fallen media we shall not forget. My name is Gavin, or you may better know me as your conductor. Welcome to ‘Out of Order’, the midnight snack for geeks of nostalgic film and TV memories from the days of yore. Tonight we’re returning to a random roulette ofContinue reading “4 More Lost/Forgotten Media Vol. 2 | [Out of Order] TMBG’s “Coraline” Soundtrack”

Catch Me If You Can Review: The True Story of a Real Fake | Lighttrain

Hello friends and welcome back to the Train; I am your host and conductor for this evening continuing our very merry espionage Christmas. Foremost, thank you all for the warm feedback from the first outing in this marathon, where I reviewed the classic comedy TV series Get Smart. This week we’ll look over the StevenContinue reading “Catch Me If You Can Review: The True Story of a Real Fake | Lighttrain”

From TOY STORY 3 to INSIDE OUT: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 3 | Lighttrain

Hello everyone! It’s a pleasure to see you here yet again for my review of every Pixar animated feature film to date. For my thoughts on the last 10 movies, here are the links to them: Pixar Vol. 1 >> https://lighttrainreviews.com/2020/06/20/from-toy-story-to-finding-nemo-every-pixar-film-reviewed-vol-1-lighttrain/ Pixar Vol. 2 >> https://lighttrainreviews.com/2020/08/14/from-the-incredibles-to-up-every-pixar-film-reviewed-vol-2-lighttrain/ The groundbreaking animators have touched the hearts of manyContinue reading “From TOY STORY 3 to INSIDE OUT: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 3 | Lighttrain”

New Year’s Hiatus and Blog Updates for 2021

Hey, how’s it going? Welcome back to the Train; I am your conductor as usual. Well, we have a new year ahead of us, 2021. And, despite all the pitfalls and rough times and shutdowns regarding this historical era, I can see a glimmer at the end of the tunnel. This up and coming yearContinue reading “New Year’s Hiatus and Blog Updates for 2021”