Okay, prepare for some cinema history Mike Gilbert style. Prepare to laugh. Prepare to fear for Mike being able to get enough oxygen to continue. Prepare to wonder why more bookish, esoteric film critics don't look at films the Mike Gilbert Way (and then muse about how many of them actually do!) Prepare to marvel at the end credit immediately following “Directed by Andrew Blackwood.” Did I say prepare to laugh? ‘Cause it’s funny. Here we go, the premiere of Andrew Blackwood’s (and Mike Gilbert’s) Mike Gilbert on Cinema.
I’ve already got my favorite quotes ready to go, but I won’t give anything away—Oh, all right, I can’t stand it. Here’s Mike, defiantly beginning the outline of his personal pantheon: “Yeah, I like Tom Cruise. Why wouldn’t I like Tom Cruise?”