Featuring Richard Dreyfuss, a massive spacecraft, and five of the most iconic notes in movie-music history, Close Encounters of the Third Kind is one of Jeff Johnson’s all-time favorites.
Sequels: Hollywood loves ’em, but they don’t always plan for ’em. Jeff Johnson looks back at nine of the worst sequel-inspired plot and character abuses.
Let me begin by stating that 1988’sÁ‚ Die Hard was my choice for Best Picture that year (with all due apologies to Rain Man Á¢€” a great film, but not as…
One of the things I really enjoy about watching my favorite films over and over again is that I’m always noticing things I hadn’t noticed before, especially as my own…
Computer-generated animation sure has come a long way in the last few decades — and Jeff Johnson is here to take us almost all the way back to the beginning, with a look at 1984’s The Last Starfighter.
Jeff Johnson has returned for another spectacular edition of Revival House, and this time, he’s pointing you in the direction of some terrific bonus material you’ve probably never even accessed.
Welcome back to Revival House, where Jeff Johnson has dimmed the lights, cued the chilling music, and is waiting to take us back to Halloween night, 1978.
Remakes are all the rage in Hollywood these days, and “rage” is the popular filmgoer response to most of them — but as Jeff Johnson points out in his latest Revival House, a remake isn’t always a bad thing.
For this week’s Revival House, Jeff Johnson takes us all the way back to 1983, when a modem was the height of home-computer awesomeness and Matthew Broderick almost started World War III.
Every film fan worth his salt disagrees with the critics from time to time — and in this week’s Revival House, Jeff Johnson gives us six of his critically derided favorites.
If you’re like me, when you see a picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger in shades, a certain five-note rhythm comes to mind. There’s no denying composer Brad Fiedel kicks things off…
Jeff Johnson is back to collect your tickets for another week of Revival House, and a discussion of nine great films you’ve probably never seen.
The first thing you need to know about me is that I like to watch movies multiple times. Given the choice between watching something again or watching something I’ve never…