Commentaries

RIP Tony Scott 1944 – 2012

This sad report has been news for two days now, but I’m just getting around to writing about it now. Tony Scott, director of films such as Top Gun, True Romance, and Crimson Tide has committed suicide at the age of 68. Scott directed some of the biggest films of both the ’80’s (Top Gun […]

Pezzula’s SXSW 2012 Experience

Greetings dear readers! If you haven’t been following me or The Everything Film Show on Twitter (@MAPezzula and @FilmShow, respectively), then you are probably unaware that I spent March 8 through March 15 deep in the heart of the Lone Star State to attend the annual South By Southwest Film Festival. Although SXSW includes other […]

Understanding Action

During the summer season Hollywood releases more action movies than it does at any other point throughout the year, and each year these movies become less and less memorable than the year before. My favorite action movie this summer wasn’t even an American film (it was Japan’s 13 Assassins), and my favorite American film this […]