Five Reasons To See “The General”

Mr. Keaton is back... The General is one of Buster Keaton's most iconic films. Released in 1927, it was mostly filmed in Oregon with great attention to detail, using real Civil War-era locomotives. Keaton directed, produced, and starred in the movie, which didn't have the impact he was hoping for on its first release. The story begins … Continue reading Five Reasons To See “The General”

Coach Ed

Welcome, sports fans... When people think of Ed O'Neill, many of a certain age default to his iconic, crotchety Al Bundy on Married...With Children. And what did Al Bundy talk about constantly? His football days. O'Neill really was a football player, though. According to A&E Biography, O'Neill won a state championship in high school and a football … Continue reading Coach Ed

Number Five Is Alive

Beep beep boop... 1986's Short Circuit was probably my first kinda-grownup film. Back in the day, of course, when it took years for movies to come to VHS, it felt very au courant to snag them from the video store. I remember being twelve and begging my parents to rent Short Circuit for a slumber party I had … Continue reading Number Five Is Alive