• Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’The Game’

    Let me just start off by saying that this write-up has been a long time coming. Ever since the post I wrote last year, I have been looking for the chance to evaluate this film again. The Game is one of my very favorite “twist-endings” of all time and a damn fine picture all around. Acting, direction, patented “Fincher” visuals, this movie has it all. So why don’t more people know about it? It’s true if you say “David Fincher” to most film fans, you’ll hear them immediately respond with “Se7en” or Fight Club“…or maybe The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (which I just LOVE). Yet, only a certain number of…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Movies That Should Be on Blu Ray

    With the abundance of Blu Ray titles on the market, I find myself thinking that there are a few worthy (and much-needed) titles that deserve the “New Blu Treatment”. I know it’s a slow process as there’s got to be an incredible back log of films still to be made over. Yet, as I see what has been released the more, I feel sorry for these titles not getting a fair shake and my heart goes out to the patient fans who remain wanting. What’s worse it that some of these films never even got anything more that a “VHS dump” version on DVD. So the fact that they are…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Replay Value on Movies with 'Twist Endings'

    For a time in my life I was very much into the types of movies that had twist endings, and it was all I talked about.  To this day, my favorite movie with an “ah ha” ending is And Then There Were None (which is such a well done film – I really have to watch it again soon).  However, with so many films out there trying to give the audience a shocker ending or some sort of twist they’ve never seen before, unfortunately there are only so many ways to fool someone.  After a while, you end up with cliche endings that just seem like lame knock-offs of a…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Replay Value on Movies with ‘Twist Endings’

    For a time in my life I was very much into the types of movies that had twist endings, and it was all I talked about.  To this day, my favorite movie with an “ah ha” ending is And Then There Were None (which is such a well done film – I really have to watch it again soon).  However, with so many films out there trying to give the audience a shocker ending or some sort of twist they’ve never seen before, unfortunately there are only so many ways to fool someone.  After a while, you end up with cliche endings that just seem like lame knock-offs of a…