Film Opinion

Various opinion articles from the staff and contributors of We Live Entertainment

Rapid Fire: 25th Anniversary of Brandon Lee’s Penultimate Film

When Rapid Fire opened 25 years ago, I hadn’t even seen a Bruce Lee film yet. I was just interested in any new actor who could fight. I think I had seen Showdown in Little Tokyo on HBO or maybe ...

Can’t Buy Me Love: A Sound Investment 30 Years Later

Fred Topel celebrates the 30 Year Anniversary of 'Can't Buy Me Love'

The Living Daylights 30th Anniversary (U.S.) – The Modern Bond Becomes Nostalgia

Timothy Dalton was the first introduction of a new James Bond in my lifetime. Yet it wasn’t a big deal to nine-year-old Franchise Fred because I just couldn’t understand the plots of movie...

The Lost Boys 30th Anniversary: A Goonies Adventure With Teeth

There are some moments in a young cinephile’s life that will never be repeated. You’ll never have another first time at a movie theater, and the first time my parents let my friends and I sit in a mov...

How The Simpsons Movie Ensured The Simpsons Will Run Forever

I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since The Simpsons made a movie. They had already been on the air 18 years and newer shows like South Park and Beavis and Butt-Head beat them to cinemas....

How Robocop Can Teach Us Not To Sell Our Souls To Technology

I did not see Robocop in theaters 30 years ago. Not because it was rated R, as I was already seeing Beverly Hills Cop II and Running Man that year (not to mention Terminator and Rambo on video). No, i...

My Reaction to the Casting of Disney’s Aladdin, The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Dumbo at D23.

Scott Menzel shares his thoughts on the casting news made at the D23 Expo for Mary Poppins Returns, The Lion King, Dumbo, and Aladdin.

Is it Possible to go From a Film to the Broadway Theatre?

Is it Possible to go From a Film to the Broadway Theatre? Movies I Believe Have a Good Possibility to Translate Well to Theatre To quote The Drifters 1963 hit song “On Broadway,” “They say there’...


What to Watch on Netflix: The Indies You Missed but Will Love

Ashley Menzel gives a list of some of the best independent films playing on Netflix now. Check them out before they are gone!

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