“Jaws” Indeed! As we are slowing navigating our way out of this #quarantinelife, I have found the time to re-visit some of my favorite films. For this edition of “Cult Movie Monday”, find a nice place to relax and get… Read More ›
Director Robert Wise! From “Sound Of Music” To “West Side Story” And “Star Trek!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has His Terrific Story!
An Incredible Directing Career Gets A Terrific Film Biography! I love books about Hollywood history. there are usually two kinds: one is all gossip and scandal – these are fun to read but don’t give much insight into the filmmaking… Read More ›
Movie Medical Malpractice! “The Hospital!” So “Where Does It Hurt?” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has The Diagnosis!
Ready for a “Scalpel Sharp” Dissection Of Medicine, Courtesy Of George C. Scott? Yes, in an era when we are in the midst of a medical disaster, I have chosen to escape into the world of “medical movie madness!” With… Read More ›
Time For Some “I” Popping Cinema! My “Movies A-Z” countdown continues with a great letter – “I”! There are classic comedies, riveting dramas, Oscar-winning best pictures, and some really offbeat stuff as well, so let’s get going. Remember,this is NOT… Read More ›
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Time For A Hike! For those who have been following along, one of my favorite series of stories involves a great “hike” followed by a classic Alfred Hitchcock film…my wife Alex came up with the idea,…
50 Years Ago Today…The Kent State Massacre – “4 Dead In Ohio” – Remembering Those Who Died In A Deadly Protest
50 Years Ago Today…A Shameful Day In Our Nation’s History… I am a student of political history, and with many recent protests against restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to remember a horrific and senseless… Read More ›
Hard-Boiled! The Hospital! Heartbreak And Hoosiers Too! This “Cult Movie Monday” Has Great Movies With An “H!”
Movies, Movies, Movies… Ahh, the joy of a packed movie palace, settling in to enjoy a great film with a crowd full of friendly strangers….it’s why we love the cinema, right? Well, in these #quarantineathome days, the theaters are closed… Read More ›
Susanna Moore Is “Miss Aluminum!” My Wednesday Bookmobile Has Terrific, Candid Memoirs Of 70’s Hollywood!
Here’s A Terrific New Memoir Of Hollywood In The 70’s! I love stories about Hollywood, especially during the fascinating decade of the 70’s. Now, a new memoir takes us there again, and this Wednesday Bookmobile is hitting the road to… Read More ›
Listen Up! My “A-Z” Celebration OF Cinema Continues With “G”! Lean in closely, because I’ve got ten great films that begin with the letter “G” – if they are good enough to get Don Corleone’s attention, then they should be… Read More ›
“Soylent Green” – A Pop Culture Sci-Fi Classic! As with all of you, I have been “quarantined at home” for the past several weeks, and it has given me the chance to dip into Hollywood classics, including one that has… Read More ›