Posts with the tag The Departed.

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Walkey Talk: Scorsese in the 21st Century

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  December 1, 2011 @ 10:13am

Do we really need to praise Martin Scorsese any more than he's been already? Do I have to reiterate the contributions he's made to film, not just through his endless list of cinematic masterpieces, but also through his contributions and advocacy of film preservation? Do I need to remind you about his passion for cinema?

Everyone's upbringing is diffe

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Walkey Talk: To Remake or Not to Remake

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  October 30, 2011 @ 7:41pm

With updated versions of Footloose and The Thing hitting theatres this month, it's a perfect opportunity to question the value of movie remakes.

Generally speaking, most true film lovers despise remakes. It reeks of commercialism at its worst and bores originality-seeking moviegoers.

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