I had mixed emotions about the placement of this film anywhere on the AFI’s list, to be honest. As much as I’ve enjoyed the film on previous viewings, it’s meant to be a kid’s cartoon … isn’t it? It was advertised as such and certainly aimed towards that demographic. Still, I’ve undertaken a daunting challenge and I…

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Flickchart’s Greatest Battles  In which we pit two movies together using flickchart.com, debating their merits or lack thereof. Face/Off (1997)   VS Pulp Fiction (1994) Stop; this is a much closer battle than you think. People think “Nick Cage” and “John Travolta” and immediately disregard it as a potentially good movie. Before Cage was making…

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Best Movies of the 1990′s 1991 Edition As PopFilter “writer” Jason Noble continues through the collective garbage that is 90’s music, the 90’s, and music in general, struggling to find more than three songs that were good in any given year, I get to find out that 1991 is YET ANOTHER year full of movies…

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POP FILTER GOES TO SEE BASTARDS             “Bastards”, directed and co-written by Clair Denis (Chocolat, 35 Shots of Rum), is a neo-noir mystery that takes its time in peeling back the layers of the visceral and corrupt universe it creates. I’ll do my best to not reveal the finale, but consider…

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Flickchart’s Greatest Battles  In which we pit two movies together using flickchart.com, debating their merits or lack thereof. ROUND ONE The Silence of the Lambs VS The 40 Year Old Virgin Both The Silence of the Lambs and The 40 Year Old Virgin have been majorly influential in their respective genres. The former helped to…

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The Very Best MOVIES of the 1990’s 1990 Edition We here at the PopFilter headquarters think both music and Jason are lame and stinky. (Just kidding – it’s just me that thinks that. But I’m right). So, to celebrate movies’ eternal domination over music, let’s steal Jason’s idea, but make it better, because he is…

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POP FILTER VS THE CLASSICS of COMEDY MODERN TIMES There’s always an internal conflict when viewing and reviewing a classic film. Well, classic anything really. Is the piece good for its time, or good for all time? Are you judging it harshly because you recognize all of its tricks? Do those tricks exist because of the…

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Flickchart’s Greatest Battles  In which we pit two movies together using flickchart.com, debating their merits or lack thereof. COMMANDO VS MONSTER’S BALL The year was 2001. Someone was probably president, some hit song was probably number one on the radio, and we as a nation were still giving Monster’s Ball a standing ovation weeks after…

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POP FILTER VS THE CLASSICS OF 1978 SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR   Do you know why you haven’t heard of this film? Because it’s unenjoyable, that’s why.  It’s a problem when people go into “classic” movies with a bias. The bias is easy to understand: if it’s been around since 1978 and you’ve never heard…

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Flickchart’s Greatest Battles  In which we pit two movies together using flickchart.com, debating their merits or lack thereof. ROUND ONE Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith VS Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl It’s the young adult Disney battle: A film that inspired a ride, and a ride…

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