John Milius

13 Jul 19
The Inquiring Mind

Rough Riders is a 1997 television miniseries directed and co-written by John Milius about future President Theodore Roosevelt and the regiment known as the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry; a.k.a. the Rough Riders. The series prominently shows the bravery of the volunteers at the Battle of San Juan Hill, part of the Spanish–American War of 1898. […]

12 Jul 19
VHiStory

Here’s one of the odder tapes I’ve come across. First, it has about three beginnings. First, a Channel 4 logo that’s a bit noisy as it’s right at the start of a recording. Then a BBC 2 logo, before an episode of Arena. Then, this recording seems to stop as soon as it started, as there’s […]

06 Jul 19
Serendipity Seeking Intelligent Life on Earth

The Wind and the Lion is an old-fashioned, romantic adventure tale set in turn of the century Morocco and Washington DC. Parallel stories, an ocean apart, the interlocking of which in many ways foretells the world we live in today. President Theodore Roosevelt (Brian Keith) is facing an upcoming election. The nation is not thrilled […]

04 Jul 19
My Geekdom

30 Days of Film in June-Links, Rankings & Stats June Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4 June is over. This was the most 3 star month of the entire year. 3 stars is where I start when I do a review. That’s optimism that it will be good. May had the best overall […]

03 Jul 19
mondomovies

My father turned me in. Oh God, they do things you can’t imagine. When Soviet soldiers invade Calumet, a small Colorado town, sending Nicaraguan and Cuban paratroopers into the local high school football field, brothers Jed (Patrick Swayze) and Matt Eckert (Charlie Sheen) escape with friends (C. Thomas Howell, Darren Dalton) to the forest where they […]

28 Jun 19
Now! Newington

STRATFORD — The Stratford Brakettes continued their torrid hitting by sweeping a doubleheader over the Junior Brakettes Thursday night by scores of 12-0 and 11-3 at Frank DeLuca Hall of Fame Field. Shelton’s Kaysee Talcik (7-0) picked up the win in the first game as she allowed six hits and struck out five batters. Her […]

01 Jul 19
Express Elevator to Hell

Created by: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller || Written by: Bruno Heller, William J. MacDonald, John Milius, Scott Buck, Todd Ellis Kessler, Mere Smith Directed by: Michael Apted, Mikael Salomon, Allen Coulter, Alan Poul, Steve Shill, Timothy Van Patten, Alan Taylor, John Maybury || Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Ciaran Hinds, Kenneth Cranham, […]

01 Jul 19
Express Elevator to Hell

Created by: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller || Written by: Bruno Heller, William J. MacDonald, John Milius, Scott Buck, Todd Ellis Kessler, Mere Smith Directed by: Michael Apted, Mikael Salomon, Allen Coulter, Alan Poul, Steve Shill, Timothy Van Patten, Alan Taylor, John Maybury || Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Ciaran Hinds, Kenneth Cranham, […]

24 Jun 19
Herman Watts

Cinema (Walker’s Retreat): Netflix premiered Neon Genesis Evangelion. The new translation, coupled with music rights failures, means that Netflix fucked up a sure thing. No one is happy with it. The SJWs are mad at the change to Shinji’s relationship to Kaworu. Fans are mad at the removal of “Fly Me To The Moon”. Other translation […]