Conversation with Film and Theater Actor Brian Mallon

From the first times I watched Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, until now, the one performance that always stood out to me was Brian Mallon as General Winfield Scott Hancock, commander of the United States Army’s first division during the American Civil War, and a General present at major battles such as Fredericksburg, Antietam, and…

Movie Review: Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

Out of the original trilogy of Exorcist movies, and the two that came out in 2004, bringing the total to five, Exorcist II: The Heretic is seen as the red-headed stepchild of the lot. This film, upon it’s 1977 release was torn apart by critics and moviegoers alike, and in some instances, was laughed off…

Movie Review: The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day may very well be one of the most expansive film projects in history. With four directors, five writers, and forty-two billed international stars, this is an unforgettable movie, and one that used its many stars to their full advantage. The 1960’s were loaded with epics where directors took every big name star…

Movie Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

I have never been much of a fan of plays turned into feature films. Very rarely do they work, in my eyes, but Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is an exception. I was hooked from the first few minutes of dialogue, until the last intriguing scene. The first forty minutes of this film…