“A man once told me that you step out of your door in the morning, and you are already in trouble. The only question is are you on top of that trouble or not?” A black man helps search for… Read More ›
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Nina Simone. Sam Cooke. Sly Stone. Three Powerful Calls For Racial Justice And Equality From The Civil Rights Era…Richard Pryor’s Powerful “SNL” Race Sketch…
Rising Up Against Racial Injustice… This powerful photo captures the energy of the people who have risen up to protest the tragic and senseless murder of George Floyd. Thanks to all of the members of the press for continuing to… Read More ›
“Do The Right Thing!” “Malcolm X!” Spike Lee’s Brilliant, Raw Take On Racism In America Resonates Today…
Spike Lee’s Oscar Winning Take On Race… After a distinguished career, Spike Lee finally won his first Oscar for Best Screenplay last year for his powerful script for the film “BlackkKlansman”, the true story of a black police officer infiltrating… Read More ›
This Is A “Picture From A Revolution!” This scene, when Sidney Poitier slaps a white man who had just slapped him across the face – was incendiary for its time, and it’s one one of the powerful films of 1967,… 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 ›
Academy Award Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads The Way! Oscar’s Biggest Snubs As Well! Here’s The Complete List!
The 92nd Oscar Nominations Are Here! Nominations for the 92nd Oscars were announced Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and there were as usual some big winners and losers… “Joker” led the way with 11 total… Read More ›
Classic “B” Movies! Body Heat! Battle Royale! Bogart Too! Cinema’s Greatest Films That Begin With A “B”!
How About Some Classic “B” Movies! I’m getting 2020 off to a cinematic start: with these then “B” movies! In Hollywood parlance, a “B” movie used to refer to the second film on a double feature – a lesser known… Read More ›
“Tropic Thunder!” 3 Reasons To Love This Hilariously Inappropriate “Cult Movie Monday”! Ben Stiller! Robert Downey Jr! Tom Cruise’s Wildest Role!
Take Cover! Want to be wildly entertained? Want to skate THISCLOSE to the “bad taste” line? Well, here are three things you can say about this “Cult Movie Monday!” Ben Stiller As You’ve Never Seen Him Before! Robert Downey Jr…. Read More ›
“I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we’ve got something here.” With those words, one of the… Read More ›
A Hollywood Classic On “Cult Movie Monday”! “Sunset Boulevard” is a cinematic masterpiece, and one of the greatest films ever made about Hollywood – a legendary classic that exposed some raw truths about the movie business – and was recently… Read More ›