James Cameron is the master of blockbusters. That’s indisputable — he’s broken the worldwide box office record twice, first with Titanic, then with Avatar. Even more astounding that both of these were original stories, hatched from his own mind, not based on any preexisting IP. The sinking of the Titanic was a well-known disaster and […]Read More “Come With Me If You Want To Live” (#52)
“You can be blasé about some things, Rose… but not about Titanic.”Read More “The Water Is Freezing And There Aren’t Enough Boats” (#30)
“We’d better get back, ’cause it’ll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night… mostly.”Read More “Game Over, Man” (#17)
Continuing my retrospective Top 10 lists… Okay, so this was the year the Oscars got on my nerves for announcing ten Best Picture nominees. (And judging by what was included in those ten, I think we can all agree that I was right to be irked… which is some vindication, at least.)Read More The Tens: Best Of Film 2009
James Cameron’s new film Titanic is quite a spectacle! It stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as star-crossed lovers named Jack and Rose. He’s a poor guy, she’s a rich girl, but they buck class conventions clearly delineated by the ship (and the world at large) and decide to hook it up in an old-timey […]Read More Ballad Of Jack & Rose: Are We Ready To Go Back To ‘Titanic’?
In space, no one can hear you sing! This just in: Lady Gaga is all set to appear as Lieutenant Ellen Ripley in Aliens: The Musical, the latest screen-to-stage adaptation on its way to Broadway.Read More Stage Fright: Lady Gaga To Star In ‘Aliens: The Musical’
Where were you when it happened? Not when the Titanic sank, of course. That was almost 100 years ago! But where were you when you first saw the James Cameron movie? Okay. Now hold that thought and skip ahead fifteen years, because Titanic is being re-released on the 100th anniversary of the ship setting sail […]Read More I’ll Never Let Go, Jack: Not Even Fifteen Years Later