Cinema Journal

Mr. Nobody Finally Released on DVD

While walking around the DVD section of Walmart this morning, I just happened to stumble across a certain film that has been on my cinema radar for quite some time.  Back in 2009, Jared Leto of Dallas Buyers Club fame, made a small independent psychological science fiction film called Mr. Nobody.  Despite mostly positive reviews […]

Movie Hall of Fame-CLASS OF 2014!!

List by-Jarrett Leahy Of all the sections I’ve created for this site, my Movie Hall of Fame is without a doubt the one I am most excited about.  Like every film fan, I have certain films that stand head and shoulders above the rest, the films in my personal “private collection” that I revisit more […]

My Cinema Hopes for the Weekend 2/7/14

Opening this weekend is George Clooney’s The Monuments Men, a film originally scheduled for a Christmas award season release but was unexpectedly pushed to this obscure February release.  A movie being pushed is usually a bad sign for the quality of a film and initial reviews haven’t been very kind.  Unfortunately I won’t be able […]

R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

I’m absolutely gutted by today’s news of the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman.  With the rampant use of hyperbole, praising actors has become a bit old hat.  But looking the body of work left behind, there is no doubt that Hoffman was one the greatest actors to grace the screen.  It pains me to […]


I’m happy to report that after that after some long deliberation I have selected the inaugural class of films for my Movie Hall of Fame section.  Because this is the first class, I have selected 12 All-Time Favorites.  Each class there after will be a maximum of 6 films.  Trying to select ONLY twelve films […]