American Fiction is not just one of the best comedies this year but Cord Jefferson’s feature debut is one of the best films of the year. Jefferson’s script is based on the novel, Erasure, by Percival Everett. I learned during the exclusive Critics Choice Association press conference that Jefferson also incorporates his own experiences into the script. In any event, the novel is over two decades old but painfully still relevant today. Jefferson asks some…"American Fiction: One of the Best Films of 2023"
Volcano is the second volcano movie this year to mark its 25th anniversary as Dante’s Peak reached the same milestone in February. This is the first screenplay for both of the film’s screenwriters, Jerome Armstrong and future Oscar nominee Billy Ray. They don’t hesitate at all and have us on the edge of our seats from the beginning. An earthquake hits LA and this is just the beginning! The film is non-stop action from there…"Volcano: Mount Wilshire Marks 25th Anniversary"
While Armageddon runs a bloated 150 minutes, the large majority of the film could really be defined as a comedy. This film no doubt offered a glimpse into the future of what a Michael Bay movie would be–full of disaster with a side of visual effects. Nobody asked for either but okay. There’s nothing else that you really need to say. When an asteroid “the size of Texas” is discovered to be heading towards an…"Armageddon at 20 Years"