Top Films of 2015

1.       Mad Max Fury Road:  This film was a roller coaster of non-stop action. It was artfully crafted, beautifully shot, and an overall visual orgasm. The effects were for the most part practical and the score was amazing as well. Altogether, this...

Bringing the Box Trolls to Life

"It’s the worst way to make a movie...but it’s an incredible art form that is so rare and so beautiful."   After you watch The Boxtrolls, watch it again. This will ensure that the first time you view it, you allow yourself to become engaged with...
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The Big Chill Review

Cheers to Dying...   I’ve been watching a lot of Cheers lately. I only do the Diane years (the Shelley Long era) and a big reason for that is because Coach is my favorite character. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a sweeter soul committed to...

Top 10 of 2015

Top 10   1. Star Wars: TFA: This is the only reason Fury Road is not in the number one spot. Not just a great film, but a cultural tour de force we haven’t seen in at least a generation. Following the failings of Episodes I, II, and III, many...

Talk Ain’t Cheap

We're all aware by now that Playboy will no longer feature models in the nude. But, are you aware Playboy Swings? So, put on your dancing shoes, for author of Playboy Swings!: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music, Patty Farmer, swung...

Top 10 of 2015

Two thousand fifteen has been a weird and wonderful year for me. I saw so many good movies, and so many that affected me in deeply personal ways. I had a hell of a time ranking these, but I did the best I could. 10 - Room / Star Wars: The Force...

Top 10 of 2015

Hello there! Here are my ten best movies of 2015. The list is entirely subjective, but ultimately, mine. As with the rest of our top tens, the points have been tallied to help create an official top ten list for Film Takeout for 2015. My personal opinion is...

Top 10 of 2015

A look back at the films of 2015.     Mad Max: Fury Road-  A thrilling story, beautiful scenery, bad­-ass feminists, action that won’t quit, Tom Hardy forever and ever amen. Star Wars: The Force Awakens- ­ Finally a return to the...