Blood Simple - the wife

Blood Simple Is Unpredictable Film

Blood Simple was first released in 1984 but was rereleased into theaters in 2000 with a new director’s cut. I don’t know how much is changed from the original. Both the picture and sound seemed a lot crisper, but I’d only watched a free video version before. So I can only state that a…
Sylvester Stallone's Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger – one of Stallone’s best movies

Stallone plays a member of the Rocky Mountain Rescue Team who must locate five climbers stranded on top of a mountain as a storm closes in. The distress call that comes in turns out to be a trap set by international terrorists who have crashed landed into the mountainside, losing their valuable cargo. Now, they…
Premium Rush

Premium Rush – a bike messenger movie you must watch

You really must watch Premium Rush. Whether you love bicycles that ride on the city streets or you secretly want to run down every damn cyclist you see on the road, you will enjoy this movie. Why? Because it’s authentic. Kudos to director David Koepp on his screenplay and movie Premium Rush. He must have…

Quitting time

It’s been a little over a year since I got off the bike as a full time messenger. And life sure has changed from a bike riding standpoint for me. Now I regularly get dropped on my Tuesday night mountain bike ride, I ride my road bike home from work once a week (I drive…

Messenger movies are boring

I know, I know, I made a messenger documentary and yet I say they are boring. They are. Or at least to me. I try to like watching people ride their bikes and talk about their bikes and enjoy the lifestyle. But to me it’s not much different than watching people surf. If you do…