Did you know that Alfred Hitchcock’s classic “Psycho” barely got made?
The “star” dies after only 47 minutes. The studio hated it. The New York Times called the film “a … Read More
The Scott Helmer Show is not primarily about politics, though it’ll probably come up.
I’m a singer-songwriter, but it’s not primarily about music, either. My concerts have helped raise more … Read More
I have always loathed Green Day.
I was already an adult when they first came on the scene. Even though they were touted as being Punk, they never seemed authentic. … Read More
It wasn’t “Arrival’s” impressive cinematography or audio that captured my attention. As a parent – and a bereaved mom – I was captivated for a different reason.
I have three … Read More
A disaster of epic proportions happened at the 89th Academy Awards.
The production team behind “La La Land” took the stage, collected trophies and starting thanking people for “winning” the … Read More
The Golden Raspberry Awards were once the high water mark for those who love truly terrible films.
For decades, The Razzies ran counter to the elitist Oscars. Skewering stars and … Read More
Film scores are simply taken for granted these days.
They’ve become so much a source of background noise for movies. They rarely take center stage.
It isn’t always the case, … Read More
Green Day is making noise again with “Revolution Radio,” but it’s the kind of punk that comes in bubble wrap.
The Bay Area rockers just hit No. 1 on the … Read More
Idris Elba is a bit of an acting curiosity.
He earns laudatory remarks from reviewers in any film he appears in. Yet he hasn’t found his true breakout role. He … Read More
It’s impossible to forget director Stanley Kubrick’s film canon.
I’m watching David Wain’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” for the dozenth time. There’s a scene in the … Read More
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