April 2011

This review of the “Fast Five” appears on KTKA-49. Supposedly, the fifth movie in the “Fast and Furious” franchise—titled “Fast Five”—takes place before the third movie, but after the fourth. If that sounds like it’s going to make this a tricky film to follow, don’t worry—it’s not. “Fast Five” is a dumb, ridiculous movie filled [...]

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Lawrence.com editor Trevan McGee and Scene-Stealers.com creator Eric Melin join forces for The Scene-Stealers Movie Podcast. In podcast #22, Trevan and Eric talk about “Fast Five” and the perplexing Richard Kelly nightmare “Southland Tales.” Listen or download The Scene-Stealers Podcast Ep. 22 here. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes here.

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The last couple weeks we ran a contest to see who could make the best Photoshopped image of Thor’s hammer. The grand prize winner gets a Thor Prize Pack and two saved seats to the 3D screening of THOR Tuesday, May 3 at Cinemark Merriam at 7:30PM. Runners-up get two passes to the screening as [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! On any long list of “great” American movies that represents different eras we [...]

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Before I go into this week’s entry, I need to admit something that may alienate people right away, or at the very least, make my case a lot harder to establish — I hated “Donnie Darko.” Okay, “hate” is a strong word. Probably too strong, but I think the movie is a bunch of loosely [...]

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A list of the best movies about runners.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! As I started to work on today’s column for #22 “Some Like It [...]

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Lawrence.com editor Trevan McGee and Scene-Stealers.com creator Eric Melin join forces for The Scene-Stealers Movie Podcast. In podcast #21, Trevan and Eric talk about “Scream 4,” “Win Win,” and “Hanna.” Listen or download The Scene-Stealers Podcast Ep. 21 here. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes here.

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This review of the “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” appears on KTKA-49. Already available in a Criterion Collection DVD, director Terry Gilliam’s cult movie “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is issued in glorious 1080p HD on Tuesday when Criterion puts out this bonus-filled Blu-ray disc. An adaptation of the seemingly un-adaptable Hunter S. [...]

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Movie review of the 2011 film Hanna starring Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, and Cate Blanchett.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! There are only a handful of filmmakers that can truly be called legendary, [...]

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Our new bi-weekly movie-themed comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back. Here’s strip number four of The Chicken and the Egg. The artist is Ben Townsend. Click on the strip for a larger image! Contact the cartoonist: thechickenandtheegg@hotmail.com Link to The Chicken and the Egg #1 Link to The Chicken and the Egg #2 Link [...]

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American Cinema lost one of its greatest figures last week when Sidney Lumet passed away at the age of 86. Here are Lumet’s best 10 movies.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! When I was eight years old, my parents took my four-year-old sister and [...]

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This review of the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″ Blu-ray/DVD combo pack appears on KTKA-49. Out this week in a feature-filled DVD/Blu-ray combo pack is “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1,” or the beginning of the end. The quality of the “Harry Potter” movie adaptations has varied wildly over the [...]

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