Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

ReelBob: ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ ★★★★

By Bob Bloom The title may be a trifle misleading, but an argument can be made that Charles Dickens is the man who invented Christmas.” Not the holiday, per se, but the way people view and celebrate it. Dan Stevens gives a lively performance as the famous author who, despite his success and celebrity, is […]
Mitch Henessey (Samuel L. Jackson) and Charly Baltimore (Geena Davis) try to take down evil government rogues in "The Long Kiss Goodnight," Renny Harlin's 1996 action-thriller distributed by New Line Cinema.

Class of 1996: ‘The Long Kiss Goodnight’ / ‘Broken Arrow’

It's been one helluva year. So let's just talk about some great 1996 explosions, OK?

Rooney Mara (left) and Cate Blanchett star in the 2015 Weinstein Company release "Carol," Todd Haynes' sumptuous period-piece romance.


Elegantly composed, impeccably acted by Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara, and beautifully rendered, Todd Haynes' latest love story is one of 2015’s very best films.

New to View: 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

By Bob Bloom If you’re a film buff, you have no reason to pout or cry this holiday season as a bevy of Blu-rays and DVDs are available to satisfy any appetite. Here are several releases for adults and youngsters and those in between that will help you wile away the winter months. The suggested […]

ReelBob: The Night Before

A crude and vulgar holiday film that will put you off from the Christmas spirit. Sure, it has laughs, but they are cheap and sophomoric.


The new Star Wars trailer is here! JJ Abrams unveils at the Star Wars Celebration!

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in the Christmas movie "Jingle All the Way"

A Film Yap Christmas

The Film Yap crew offers a few of their favorite Christmas movies to have you celebrating the season in style with these offbeat picks for Yultide cinema.

They Wore the Red Suit

A heartwarming, albeit cornball, documentary about the life of the ever-diminishing 12-month Santa.