Uncle Duque’s Crazytime TV Hour: Earth Day Makes Us Green

In the dark days before the Internet, it wasn’t uncommon to catch strange weirdly produced television specials full of insane imagery or unusual guest stars. Even with the advent of YouTube and post-ironic pop cultural online writing, there are many such specials ...

Among Us: Aliens, Invaders & Allies

This weekend brings Battle: Los Angeles to movie screens across the country, not to mention Aaron Eckhart to the brink of extinction as space invaders sock it to the Left Coast. Last month gave us I Am Number Four, the story of ...

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1991

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, and certainly not with that attitude, you young people!

Oh, and Thanksgiving is over. Time to redo those ...

Dw. Dunphy On… The Theater of Pain

I struggled to find a properly descriptive title for this week’s column and failed miserably. I’m actually referring to movies that beat up the main character so badly, for so long, in such depressing detail, that while the performances ...

Film Review: “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

Before we begin, allow me to state for the record that I hate remakes. With very rare exceptions, they tend to be lifeless, pale imitations of the classics which came before them.

The remake of the 1951 classic The Day The Earth ...