Huling Gabi' (from the movie
Last Night) - composed and arranged by Jose Quest Villanueva, III, interpreted by Moira Dela Torre
lover since childhood and the co-author of a pair of previous books about bad movies
, Medved witnessed numerous films shot in or around his alma mater, Palisades High School.
brings history to life in a meaningful, realistic, and inspiring way.
This is a movie
about death in the same way that Contact is a movie
about God or Barman and Robin is about merchandizing: though not the narrative's stated concern, it is nevertheless pervasive and inescapable to the extent that the film is incomprehensible without it.
Typically a movie
starts with a scene of vigorous combat that will be explained more or less on the run, the characters dropping in bits of backstory in between spear thrusts or feats of levitation.
That really has been a challenge in the marketing--how to represent the movie
the way it should be but not turn off the teenage boys.
Censors also studied the finished movie
for code violations.
Ross convincingly demonstrates that movies
were nonetheless regarded as an important medium for "shaping public consciousness.
It's available at most video stores, or you could look at the top 250 films listed on the Internet Movie
Database's Website (www.
Twister shows Mother Nature hitting the spin cycle, air-lifting a cow and devastating countless farms, a drive-in movie
theater, a fuel tanker, and the house of the heroine's aunt.
was as terrible a movie
as Hollywood puts out (I'm sure any of the 50 or so paying customers who saw it in its original theatrical release will back me up on this), but it was no worse than any number of non-TV-related flicks, either (Malice, The Pelican Brief, anyone?
I spent much of my childhood soaking up every horror movie
I could find; yet, despite witnessing plentiful examples of grotesque carnage, I've never so much as felt an urge to take an axe and eviscerate those who annoy me.