Posts byKevin Kuhlman

Peoria Film Festival Review: WHAT THEY HAD

Tonal balance might be the most important part of a film. Typically, comedies should feel like comedies, dramas like dramas, action like action, etc. The tones of a film can change, but it’s up to the writers, directors, actors, and others to make sure that those shifts aren’t jarring for the audience and that they

Western Month: Akira Kurosawa and Samurai Cinema

Operation Blacklist, the United States military occupation of the Japanese islands in the aftermath of V-J Day, lasted for seven years during the peak of Hollywood’s obsession with the Western. From 1945-1952, Americans saw hundreds of Western films find mass audiences and the careers of directors like John Ford explode to the point where Western

Things We’re Digging This Week – Week of 6/11/18

Would that it t'were stranger fruit

Each week the Lewton Bus gang will get together and write up a brief account of something we’re digging hard on this week. It can be a movie, TV, a cool, crisp cookie, music, or anything, really! Andrew McRae – Hail, Caesar! It’s a few years old, but it’s definitely a Coen masterpiece. The casting is full of

It’s Finally Here: STAR WARS WEEK

Well, here we are.  Officially less than a week away from the most anticipated film of the year: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. So what are we doing here at Lewton Bus?  Well, we already spent a week fawning over the Fast and Furious series, the Alien series, Spider-Man, and all sorts of other properties, so obviously we’re going

My Favorite Movie: JAWS

The Shark is Still Working

Hey! The Bus Stops Here is back after a Thanksgiving break with a new episode of My Favorite Movie.  This month, Allen and Kevin are joined by Lewton Bus’s own Jared Eves to talk about his favorite film, the original summer megablockbuster, Steven Spielberg’s Jaws! As long in the tooth as it is, the film

My Favorite Movie: THE PRINCESS BRIDE with Zach Luna

Zach Seems Like a Decent Fellow, We Hate to Kill Him

Zach Luna joins Kevin and Allen this week to talk about THE PRINCESS BRIDE, his favorite film of all time! As a professional in Hollywood, Zach shares some unique and lovely stories about this magical film. Also, here are some pictures of Zach’s dope Dread Pirate Roberts costume and rapier: And his photo op with