“Forget It Jake. It’s Chinatown.” One of cinema’s greatest lines, but what does it mean? “Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown” means “you can’t change things, it’s the way things are and the way they will be, regardless of how much… Read More ›
Movies With An “N!” From “Notting Hill” To “Nashville!” Heading “North By Northwest”! GOSH! “Napoleon Dynamite” Too!
Time To Celebrate Iconic Movie Images! If you love movies, you also love iconic movie moments – like this shot of Cary Grant being chased by a small airplane…or this shot of an Anchorman who’s “mad as hell and not… Read More ›
“Donnie Brasco!” “The Friends Of Eddie Coyle!” “Cult Movie Monday” Says “Fuggedaboutit!” Two Neglected Crime Classics!
“When they send for you, you go in alive, you come out dead, and it’s your best friend that does it.” To be a gangster means you always have to look over your shoulder. For this “Cult Movie Monday”, here… Read More ›
A List So Large It Could Fill A Theater THIS BIG! If only theaters could reopen…instead, because of this horrible pandemic, we are all staying home and living a #quarantinelife…which gives us all time to go back and watch some… 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 ›
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 ›
Bette Midler IS “The Rose!” An Incredible Movie Debut From A Pop Icon – A “Pop Stars Moonlighting” Blogathon!
“Where you going…? Where’s everybody going…?” Bette Midler makes an electrifying motion picture debut as “The Rose” – this 1979 musical drama tells the story of a self-destructive ’60s rock star who struggles to cope with the constant pressures of… Read More ›
“The Taking Of Pelham 1-2-3!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has A Great Hijacking Thrill Ride Under New York City!
Mr. Blue: “I once had a man shot for talking to me like that.” Mr. Gray: “Yeah, well, that’s the difference between you and me. I’ve always done my own killing.” With that “sharp as nails” dialogue, this “Cult Movie… Read More ›