Life struck me as several cuts above “meh” but never made me jump out of my seat.
Peter Sobczynski is a contributor to eFilmcritic.com and Magill's Cinema Annual and can be heard weekly on the nationally syndicated "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" radio show.
His work has also been seen in such places as the Daily Herald, playboy.com and NYFA.org and he has contributed to the upcoming book "World Film Locations: Chicago."
He saw his first movie ("Dumbo") at the age of three and hasn't stopped talking about them since. His favorite film is "Buckaroo Banzai," his favorite director is Brian De Palma and his favorite actors are Dick Miller and Nastassja Kinski.
An interview with director John McNaughton and star Michael Rooker on the 30th anniversary of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
An interview with director Peter Bogdanovich about 1981's "They All Laughed."
A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
A celebration of Brian De Palma's "Carrie" on the occasion of its 40th anniversary and a new Collector's Edition Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.
A celebration of Brian De Palma's audacious "Raising Cain" on occasion of a new Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory.
A tribute to the late comic genius, Gene Wilder.
An interview with actress Agyness Deyn about her performance in Terence Davies' "Sunset Song."
An interview with writer/director Fede Alvarez and actor Stephen Lang about their new film, "Don't Breathe."
A tribute to the late Arthur Hiller, director of classics that include "The Americanization of Emily," "Love Story," "The In-Laws."
A celebration of the cult classic "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension," in light of the film's release on Shout! Factory Blu-ray.