Once again, “Through The Shattered Lens” has a terrific post about Oscar! Enjoy! Ah, the 60s. Both the studio system and the production code collapsed as Hollywood struggled to remain relevant during a time of great social upheaval. The Academy… Read More ›
Academy Award Best Director
The Best Elvis Film! My “Movies With A ‘V’!” From Valley Girls To Addictive “Dolls”! The “French Elvis” Too! Viva Las Vegas, Baby!
Rock It, Elvis! Rock It! As you can see, Elvis and his pelvis are VERY excited about the ten films I am about to share with you! My list of “Movies A-Z” has one of The King’s best movie musicals,… Read More ›
“Used Cars!” Al Capone! “The Usual Suspects”! Unseen Barbra Streisand And MAD Magazine Too! Ten Great “U” Movies!
Get Our Of Your Sandbox! Movies With A “U” Are Here! That’s right, Barbra Streisand’s got to get up and at ’em, because my list of “Movies A-Z” hits a “u”nique letter – and a wild group of films! For… Read More ›
“Devil In A Blue Dress!” Denzel Washington’s “L.A. Noir” About Race In 1948 LA!
“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 ›
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 ›
“Pictures At A Revolution!” The Year That Two Films Dominated The Discussion Of Race In America!
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 ›
Movies To Help Your #QuarantineLife! Here Are Great Movies With An “I”!
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 ›
“Contagion!” My “Cult Movie Monday” Is A Chilling Precursor To Coronavirus!
A Modern Pandemic Horror Story! As the world deals with the coronavirus crisis, many are pointing to a 2011 film that offered an eerily similar story: The Prescient “Contagion!” My “Cult Movie Monday” takes a look at Director Steven Soderbergh’s… Read More ›
Hollywood Executive Sherry Lansing’s Candid Biography Decimates Mike Myers! “Wednesday Bookmobile” Slices Open “Waynes World 2!”
Sharing Stories About A Great Hollywood Career! Sherry Lansing was one of Hollywood’s most powerful Executives, and she has decided to tell some of the wild behind-the-scenes stories from her career! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” drives down Hollywood Boulevard to tell… Read More ›