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”

TV TERROR: 4 Series that “Ripped off” The Twilight Zone | (Out of Order)

Clickety clack down the track, I’m your conductor and thanks for tuning into episode 3 of ‘Out of Order’. Back in the 50s a man named Rod Sterling created and hosted his own horror television program, The Twilight Zone. Nowadays, its original five seasons have been praised as some of the most timeless and creepyContinue reading “TV TERROR: 4 Series that “Ripped off” The Twilight Zone | (Out of Order)”

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”

Dr. X: Exploitation Film Trailer Special Vol. 1 – LightTrain

Oh, hello and welcome back aboard the Train. Being locked up inside truly is a bore, isn’t it? Throw into the mix social distancing and a supreme lack of motivation and I’ve become a wreck. I dare say you have too. So I did what I always do when I’m down in the dumps, IContinue reading “Dr. X: Exploitation Film Trailer Special Vol. 1 – LightTrain”

The Art of Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS – LightTrain

May the force be with you my friend, for it is Star Wars day! Here handling the locomotive’s controls is G.H Nowak, your conductor. Ah, The Clone Wars, a CGI action cartoon with fluid battles and captivating tales; it may have began stiff and uninspired but with the seasons came something so much more heartfeltContinue reading “The Art of Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS – LightTrain”

4 Lost/Destroyed Pieces of Lost Media Vol. 1 | (Out of Order) R-rated Indiana Jones?

Hey guys and welcome back aboard for episode 2 of Out of Order, the show where I count down a variety of topics in completely mixed up array. It’s also rather gloomy where the Train is traveling through so now’s a perfect time to begin delving into my new lost media series. This term appliesContinue reading “4 Lost/Destroyed Pieces of Lost Media Vol. 1 | (Out of Order) R-rated Indiana Jones?”