Dan Heaton has written about film and music for more than 10 years for both print and web publications, including DigitallyObsessed.com and ErasingClouds.com. You can check out his current work at his blog, Public Transportation Snob (ptsnob.com). Dan earned Bachelors degrees in English and Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1998. His writing covers a wide array of genres, with a particular interest in sci-fi movies and television. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife and toddler daughter.
Sunday, October 28 2012
This is a charming gem that outshines its intriguing premise because the actors sell the material.
Thursday, October 25 2012
This 30th anniversary Blu-ray/DVD may induce yawns from some, but it was a revelation for me. This was my first viewing of E.T. in a long time, and reminded me of its many charms.
Sunday, September 23 2012
A home viewing can never match the experience of seeing this on a giant screen, but This Is Cinerama offers a hint at this unique presentation's original exhibition.
Wednesday, August 15 2012
Down by Law is only Jarmusch's third feature but already shows his confidence in crafting a unique style.
Tuesday, August 7 2012
The film feels more like a character study than an Oscar candidate, but still, Chariots of Fire delivers a story that remains poignant today.