“Edward Scissorhands” Review: Is it Burton’s Masterpiece? | Octerror 2020

Oh, hello! Hope your Halloween has been terrific, and today we’re continuing our Octerror marathon. Stay tuned in for next week for a retrospective review of the Hammer Horror Quartermass and the Pit (Shockingly, not about murderous tools). Tim Burton, an icon of the gothic fantasy image in the 80s and 90s. He struck goldContinue reading ““Edward Scissorhands” Review: Is it Burton’s Masterpiece? | Octerror 2020″

6 of my Favorite Halloween TV Specials [Out of Order] | Octerror 2020

Is that juice you have? Blood!? Oh, “blood”, okay got it. Apologies and welcome back aboard. I’m your conductor tonight, creeping forward with our Octerror marathon. While the many slasher film franchises like Friday the 13th and of course Halloween are there to watch annually, we cannot forget the Halloween television specials that are thereContinue reading “6 of my Favorite Halloween TV Specials [Out of Order] | Octerror 2020”

Joe Dante’s “Matinee” Review: As Sleazy as Mant? | Octerror 2020

Hello, how’s things? This is your conductor speaking. Welcome to the Lighttrain’s Octerror 2020 marathon; glad to have you this time around! As of the time of me writing this, movie theaters are drifting away from our reach and we are worried about seeing a film on the big screen. So I watched Matinee, aContinue reading “Joe Dante’s “Matinee” Review: As Sleazy as Mant? | Octerror 2020″

JUMANJI (1995) Review: A Game Worth Playing? | Lighttrain

Hello, hello! Once again, this is your conductor speaking and tonight we’ll be looking back on Jumanji. Not the recent Dwayne Johnson remake, but the 1995 original starring the late and great Robin Williams. This review, for your information, wasn’t planned. The film I had scheduled I wasn’t able to see yet, so this oneContinue reading “JUMANJI (1995) Review: A Game Worth Playing? | Lighttrain”

7 Obscure, Kooky Brand Mascots | [Out of Order]

Hello and welcome aboard the Train! On this special episode of Out of Order, we’ll be looking back at something a little more obscure then normal. On the average post, I go over and review movies and Tv primarily. But today is an unique endeavor where I talk about commercials. Now, I love watching retroContinue reading “7 Obscure, Kooky Brand Mascots | [Out of Order]”

Scrooge McDuck’s Trove: Underrated Disney Gems | Lighttrain

Hello and welcome aboard the Lighttrain! My name is G.h Nowak, I’m the train’s conductor. Not too terribly long ago the live action adaption of the Disney animated classic Mulan was available on the company’s streaming service for a $30 rental. If you hadn’t already known, I highly recommend… Not watching these remakes. Pulled aContinue reading “Scrooge McDuck’s Trove: Underrated Disney Gems | Lighttrain”

Waterworld Review: More than just “‘Mad Max’ on the Ocean”? | Lighttrain

Aargh! Oh, where are my manners; welcome aboard the Train, lad. Tonight’s review is a blast to the 90s for Waterworld. This film is infamous for its sour reputation, since its release even up to this day. A summary of the events was that the movie was quite ambitious and, at the time, was theContinue reading “Waterworld Review: More than just “‘Mad Max’ on the Ocean”? | Lighttrain”

From THE INCREDIBLES to UP: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 2 | LightTrain

The groundbreaking animators over at Pixar have touched the hearts of many and connected audiences with hundreds of sympathetic characters by taking old tropes and adding a drop of their own unique spin. But even though every dog has their day, they have also fallen short of the standards audiences would come to expect. DivingContinue reading “From THE INCREDIBLES to UP: Every Pixar Film Reviewed Vol. 2 | LightTrain”

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”