James Helsby

LRE #19: Oscar

LRE #19: Oscar

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Oscar Release Year: 1991 Staring: Sylvester Stallone, Chazz Palminteri, Marisa Tomei Hot off the heals of 1990’s Rocky V, Sylvester Stallone decided to start branching into other genre’s of film. No longer wanting to be pigeon-holed as an Action Hero, Oscar was his first attempt at a […]

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LRE #18: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

LRE #18: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Alice in Wonderland Release Year: 2010 Staring: Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter Classic literature is ripe for remake. I wouldn’t be too surprised to see A Tale of Two Cities making a theatrical re-debut. Some have already seen their day, and the 1951 Disney animated […]

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LRE #17: Ice Pirates

LRE #17: Ice Pirates

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Ice Pirates Release Year: 1984 Staring: Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts Lets just accept it. The 80’s gave us both some of the most amazing, and the worst films to have ever been put on cellulose. A decade that produced classics like Empire Strikes Back […]

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LRE #16: Castle in the Sky

LRE #16: Castle in the Sky

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Castle in the Sky Release Year: 1986 Staring: James Van Der Beek, Anna Paquin, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill There are, by my crude count, 11 Hayao Miyazaki feature length films. You would be wise to purchase every single on of them. They, in general, are some of […]

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LRE #15: Repo Men

LRE #15: Repo Men

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Repo Men Release Year: 2010 Staring: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber In a corporate ruled future, it’s a simple job to replace human organs with synthetic alternatives. The price is high, but when you are doing it for your family, can you really say that any […]

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LRE #14: Clash of the Titans

LRE #14: Clash of the Titans

Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Clash of the Titans Release Year: 2010 Staring: Sam Worthington, Alexa Davalos, Liam Neeson I am all for a good remake. And doubly so, when you take a somewhat bad movie and turn it into an awesome movie. The formula is pretty simple: What did people like […]