Review: RV – Runaway Vacation

I’m not saying my sister has bad taste in films, I’m just saying our tastes differ, and when she recommended Robin Williams’ 2006 film RV to me, I had some reservations. I had seen the trailer and liked what I’d seen but thought surely it was a low-grade National Lampoon’s...

Review: Stalag 17

Stalag 17 arrived only a couple of years after writer-director Billy Wilder saw his social commentary Ace In The Hole receive a muted reception from critics and filmgoers alike. It was a daring project to undertake - the remnants of world war were still very evident in 1953, and...

Review: Tequila Sunrise

Like the unfortunate physics classes of my teen years, I sat in front of Robert Towne’s Tequila Sunrise and wondered if I was the only one who hadn’t a clue what was going on. Mel Gibson has a conversation about something, then Kurt Russell says something about Gibson. Then...