Posts From Mark Pacis

Mark Pacis
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Self-proclaimed "Human IMDb" and comic book geek. Biggest Iron Man fan you'll probably ever meet.

5 Films to Watch Out for at This Year’s Fantasia Film Festival

Fantasia Film Festival has been one of the premiere genre film festivals in North America, but “thanks” to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, cinephiles won’t be able to travel to Montréal

Airplane! – Blu-ray Review

 Airplane! isn’t just a comedy classic that popularized the parody genre, but a film that also challenges the cliches found in the disaster films. As you can imagine, Airplane! has plenty to say.

Ghost – Blu-ray Review

For thirty years, Ghost has been ingrained in pop culture history due to its pottery scene and the film’s use of Unchained Melody. However, it’s the theme of “love will conquer all

Made in Italy Review

If the name James D’Arcy sounds familiar, then you’d be right. Best known as Edwin Jarvis on “Agent Carter” and Avengers: Endgame, D’Arcy is now trying his hand at directing. So

An American Pickle Review

Simon Rich’s short story, “Sell Out,” was a spirited social commentary on modern-day New York City through the eyes of a Jewish man who woke up 100 years into the

Fisherman’s Friends Review

Sea shanties primarily became popular in pop culture due to the popularity of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. However, it has not gained as much popularity in

Clueless – Blu-ray Review

How has Clueless, a film that is so unequivocally 90s, stood the test of time for twenty-five years? Well, for one thing, Clueless uses Jane Austen’s timeless Emma as a

5 Tips to Help With Your Drive-In Experience

Because of the pandemic that has taken over, drive-in theaters are starting to make a comeback across the country. If you’re like me and never have been to a drive-in

Greyhound Review

World War II has been a source of Hollywood entertainment for more than fifty years now. It is easy to see why, though. There have been so many inspiring and

Tribeca Drive-In Series Coming to New York, California, Florida, and Texas this Summer

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise throughout the country, the movie industry has put to a halt. Although it’ll be a while before we get to share a theatrical experience

My Spy Review

Family-friendly buddy cop films are kind of a rare subgenre in Hollywood. It makes sense because you can’t make a thrilling action-comedy with a kid as a partner. Yet My Spy is

Mr. Jones Review

World War II is an era of time that world cinema continually keeps on going back to. Then again, so many tragic and inspiring stories came from the era that

Pretty in Pink – Blu-ray Review

Pretty in Pink is a film that has endured for over thirty years. Even though you may have not gone to high school in the ’80s, the film still feels

Long Gone Summer Review

During the 90s, major league baseball was on life-support due to the 1994 players strike. A majority of fans have left baseball, and with the NBA (see: Michael Jordan) and

Be Water Review

When you think of the name Bruce Lee, you think of the words, icon, hero, or legend. Several decades after his death in 1973 and Bruce Lee is still fondly

JAWS – 45th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

 For modern-day audiences, JAWS might not necessarily live up to the hype that you’ll end up being “afraid to go into the ocean.” Yet what makes JAWS so scary is the same

The Invisible Man – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

The Invisible Man is one of those films that’s made to be socially relevant to today’s social climate. Thanks to “The Handmaiden’s Tale,” Elisabeth Moss has a knack for getting

Brahms: The Boy II – Blu-ray Review

If you’ve seen the first film then chances are you’re curious about the sequel. However, Brahms: The Boy II isn’t necessarily a film that requires you to have seen the

Emma – Blu-ray Review

If you’re unfamiliar with the novel as I am then the story might be a bit confusing to follow. To an outsider, there isn’t an overall story arc to follow.

Top Gun – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Top Gun, to this day, features some of the best dogfighting scenes in Hollywood history. It’s fast, hectic, and most of all thrilling. It feels as if you’re a part