Realizing I Know What You Did Last Summer Isn’t Scary So Much As J. Love Hewitt Getting Irritated by A Fisherman

At the time of its release in 1997, I Know What You Did Last Summer was coasting on the high of Kevin Williamson’s previous slasher classic, Scream. As a similarly constructed story, it seemed as though Williamson was far lazier with the building of suspense and the showcasing of gore …

How Things Really Would Have Gone Down in My Best Friend’s Wedding IRL

If the plot of My Best Friend’s Wedding had occurred in real life, Cameron Diaz would’ve clocked the bitch out. In case you haven’t seen it, the bitch in question is Julia Roberts in the role of Julianne “Jules” Porter. As the best friend of Kimmy Wallace’s (Diaz) fiancé, Michael …

Fashion Victim: The Modernization of Farce in Robert Altman’s Ready to Wear

Robert Altman has had his share of underrated and misunderstood films (A Prairie Home Companion had to be given some respect, however, considering it was his last movie). Ready to Wear a.k.a. Prêt-à-Porter is one of those distinctly Altman movies where you’re either in on the joke or you’re on …

Kangol and Jackie Brown: A Love Story

Jackie Brown, regularly regarded as one of Quentin Tarantino’s least watchable films, is not only the auteur’s most underrated for its narrative, but also notable for its use of all things Kangol. As Tarantino’s first adaptation (from the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard), Jackie Brown had some obvious kinks–mainly in that Tarantino was …

Movies From the 90s That Deserve More Reverence

We’ve all heard the many laudatory utterances for gasbag movies of the 90s like The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Titanic, Jurassic Park, The Piano, etc. But what about the lesser paid attention to films–the ones that deserve far more credit than they’re getting when one refers to this Clintonian decade? Below, in …