Tagged: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Top 6 metafictional TV episodes

Metafiction in TV and movies is a technique or style that’s getting a lot of attention these days. Whether writers feel comfortable going meta due to audiences demanding increasingly sophisticated material, or due to...

Why long-awaited sequels are never that good

“If you’ve been waiting decades for the return of your favorite franchises, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleased by what’s coming in the next few years. But there’s a much better chance you won’t, because it’s all going to be terrible.”

VIDEO: Commando (1985)

Prepare for the manliest Halloween ever, as Mendo celebrates Commando, a movie that even Top Gun can’t compete with for awesomeness/homoeroticism! Included are a slew of guest stars, including Sofie, a whole slew of Bears, and “Honorary Bear” Ven Gethenian!

VIDEO: Total Recall (1990)

Recently, Hollywood made an attempt to wipe the original Total Recall from your memory, but The DVD Shelf is here to remember it for you—wholesale! We’ll delve into the Schwarzenegger classic, beginning with the original Philip K. Dick short story that inspired it, the film’s lengthy development, and how they pulled it all together. And, yes, we’ll even look at that remake.

VIDEO: Batman & Robin (1997)

Solkir reviews one of the stupidest superhero movies ever made, Batman & Robin. But instead of screaming for twenty minutes about the terrible puns, he attempts to analyze this film in a more logical, detached way, and discovers… it’s still horrible.