The Peanut Butter Falcon Review: Does this Indie Film Soar? | Lighttrain

Evening folks! I’m your conductor and this week’s review is for The Peanut Butter Falcon, starring Zack Gottsagan and Shia LeBeouf. It was an independent feature, and so it only got a limited release in theaters. Here’s a interesting piece of information for an unaware reader; when a film is theatrically released in a limitedContinue reading “The Peanut Butter Falcon Review: Does this Indie Film Soar? | Lighttrain”

“I Suspect Everyone and I Suspect No One”: A Shot in the Dark (1964) Review | Lighttrain

Bang! Welcome back, my friends, to the Lighttrain; I’m your conductor today. Whodunits are a fun genre to tackle, and even I’ve written some of it myself. There’s even one that took place on a train, the Orient Express. Maybe I’ll tackle that one another time, but now we’re covering the Blake Edwards comedy classicContinue reading ““I Suspect Everyone and I Suspect No One”: A Shot in the Dark (1964) Review | Lighttrain”

Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain

Good evening, folks! I’m your conductor at it again with a fresh new retrospective study. And to keep in ties with my previous review, which covered 80s films, let’s walk right next door from the multiplex to the Arcade. Let’s see, Space Invaders, Popeye, Galaga… ah, Dragon’s Lair! Now this game was the creation ofContinue reading “Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain”

The NEVER-ENDING STORY Vs. LABYRINTH: Who will be the Fantasy Feud Victor? | LightTrain

Greetings and salutations, I’m the conductor of the Lighttrain and thank you very much for tuning in this week! The 80s were a strange decade, that’s one thing that’s for sure. It was a creative goldmine, blessing us all with innovative films, games and whatnot that stretched the limits. Fantasy particularly flourished during this period,Continue reading “The NEVER-ENDING STORY Vs. LABYRINTH: Who will be the Fantasy Feud Victor? | LightTrain”

From TOY STORY to FINDING NEMO: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 1 – LightTrain

In 1994, a collective troupe of imagineers under the Lucasfilm banner unveiled the first Pixar Image Computer. This has since paved the way for more than 24 feature films and about 40 shorts from the studio. Today, these groundbreaking animators have touched many hearts and connected us with hundreds of sympathetic characters by taking oldContinue reading “From TOY STORY to FINDING NEMO: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 1 – LightTrain”

‘Three Amigos’ Review: Is it the Rock Bottom of John Landis’ Career? | LightTrain

Ola’! I’m the conductor of the train and today we’re looking at Three Amigos, directed by John Landis and released in 1986 by HBO productions. Before this film, Landis had been a great comedic talent in the filmmaking buisness, working on such classics of the genre as National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Blues Brothers andContinue reading “‘Three Amigos’ Review: Is it the Rock Bottom of John Landis’ Career? | LightTrain”

Top Gun Review: Does the Film Crash and Burn? | LightTrain

Greetings and welcome back aboard the LightTrain: “Exploring the Realms of Film”. I’m your conductor and today we’re going to go over Top Gun, released in 1986 and directed by Tony Scott. Now, Top Gun‘s sequel, Maverick, was originally slated for release this summer but has since been moved. We’ll cover that one in theContinue reading “Top Gun Review: Does the Film Crash and Burn? | LightTrain”

Illumination's HOP Review – LightTrain

Good morning Vietnam! Welcome aboard and happy Easter, I’m your conductor G.H speaking. It’s usually a good bet for a studio to produce a holiday film, since television networks will air it every year with luck and you could perhaps earn royalties each time. Halloween and most notably Christmas have far to much competition toContinue reading “Illumination's HOP Review – LightTrain”

Monty Python and The Holy Grail Review – LightTrain

G’day Mate, and welcome back aboard. If you’re new here, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak; Pleased to meet you! In these stirring times whatever that may mean to you currently, a goofy comedy movie or show is excellent medicine. And the icing on the cake, no side effects! Thankfully I switched on a quaint filmContinue reading “Monty Python and The Holy Grail Review – LightTrain”

“Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain

This is heavy. What’s new, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak and earlier this week I was transported to an alternate reality through a jar of Peter Pan™ peanut butter. There were many differences between this universe and our own, like Pinky and the Brain finally took over the world and initiated global peace. After IContinue reading ““Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain”