Val Kilmer

True Romance Review

True Romance Review

RATING: (4 STARS) True Romance is a fever dream. Who knew that combining the sensibilities of Quentin Tarantino the writer with those of Tony Scott the director would result in something that most closely resembles a 70s Terrence Malick movie? And what if that movie had one of the strongest, deepest casts of any movie […]

Top Gun Review

Top Gun Review

RATING: (3 STARS) I hardly remember it, but I actually watched and reviewed Top Gun almost ten years ago, when this website was in its infancy. After re-reading those 600+ scathing words, I realized I was both very right and very wrong. John at 21 thought Top Gun was cheesy and rote, and he hated […]

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Review

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Review

RATING: (3 STARS) I’m not at all familiar with Abel Ferrera’s 1992 cult classic “Bad Lieutenant,” other than the fact that Werner Herzog re-imagined it into 2009’s “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans.” The former film starred Harvey Keitel as a dirty cop capable who didn’t give a damn about law and order. The […]