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, which we call: “Hitch… Read More ›
Hanging Out With A Very Big Rock! It’s “Hitch” Hiking Time! For #7 in my series of great hikes – and a classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller – I took advantage of some time spent in Phoenix, Arizona…surrounded by desert and… Read More ›
Meet The Fiery Horror Of “The Wicker Man!” As we celebrate these #31DaysOfHalloween, here’s something very important to remember: “Do sit down, Sergeant. Shocks are so much better absorbed with the knees bent.” And with that advice, do sit down… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Brian DePalma! “Scarface!” “Carrie!” Incredible Films Like “Blow Out” And “Phantom Of The Paradise”! Hilarious Casting Trivia With “Star Wars” Too!
Happy Birthday Brian DePalma! One of cinema’s all-time greats is celebrating a birthday today, a legendary Director with an incredible body of work that continues today. Brian DePalma was born on September 11, 1940. His incredible career is marked with… Read More ›
After 48 Years! The Last Orson Welles Film “The Other Side Of The Wind” Is Released! Bravo Netflix!!!
Finally! The Tortured Story Of Long-Lost “The Other Side Of The Wind!” John Huston, Orson Welles and Peter Bogdanovich may be laughing in the photo above, but there is nothing funny about the torturous route that the legendary Director’s last… Read More ›
Welcome To San Francisco’s Coit Tower! While The Golden Gate Bridge may be San Francisco’s most iconic sight, the famous Coit Tower isn’t far behind… Coit Tower is a 210-foot tower in the Telegraph Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, built… Read More ›
Time To Go To The Movies! I love the communal movie experience: a packed theater laughing, crying, or being scared to death by the power of cinema…but cinema has another power as well: As this hilarious photo from the “Den… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” #4! A 196 Block Hike Through New York’s Central Park! Peering Through Hitchcock’s “Rear Window!”
“Hitch Hiking” Through The Urban Jungle! For part four of my series of “Hitch Hiking” – a cool hike followed by a classic Hitchcock thriller – I decided an urban hike would be good for the film being discussed: the… Read More ›
Nicolas Cage Rules! Let me get that out of the way first and foremost: for decades now, Nicolas Cage has put himself out there for movie lovers to enjoy – and by that I mean he’s never been afraid to… Read More ›
“Violence! Liquor! Sex!” Talk about a “not-so-subtle” poster! I just watched a terrific documentary about “Grindhouse” cinema, and this is exactly what they were discussing! More on that documentary in a moment but first, some examples of this “sinful era… Read More ›