Tagged: Joel Schumacher

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I Do Movies Badly: The Lost Boys

When Joel Schumacher took over directing The Lost Boys, he made some big changes to the initial idea including making the vampires older, making them sexier, and, by extension, making our heteronormative, boring suburban family protagonists the “others.” Read Alcy Leyva’s “30 Years...

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Tyler on Geek 101

Tyler was recently a guest on the Geek 101 podcast, discussing Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever and his love for The Riddler. Click here to listen.

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Monday Movie: St. Elmo’s Fire, by David Bax

Let’s get one thing out of the way: St. Elmo’s Fire is not a good movie. It’s turgid, bloated, self-important and endlessly obnoxious, mostly because its characters are all some combination of those traits themselves. That said, it’s also a...

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The L.A. Rep-port: 5/26 to 6/1, by Scott Nye

The American Cinematheque, through their Egyptian and Aero Theatres, are showing a couple of knock-down bonafide classics on film this weekend – Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (1954, 35mm) shows Friday at the Egyptian in Hollywood, while David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962,...