File this one under "Learn Something New Every Day" (photo discovery courtesy of IMDb's River's Edge page): Listening to director Tim Hunter's audio commentary for the 2014 Blu-ray of River's Edge (one of my teenaged Eighties favorites), I learned that he'd originally cast Corey Haim...COREY HAIM...as Keanu Reeves' creepy, weird, sociopathic little brother Tim. Once … Continue reading Useless Adventures In Movie Trivia: River’s Edge (1986)
Two of my favorite films from 1977, but for entirely different reasons.
There's so much keenly observed character detail and dramatic conflict in this movie that I'd never fully appreciated on earlier viewings. This is what great films are made of, I realized this time around: Artistic, insightful, thoughtful, and entertaining.
Last night, my 8-year-old and I watched portions of the Horror movie 'greatest hits'/mashup Terror In The Aisles (1984). Here are some of his observations.