“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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
“Bad Moms” Has An Al Pacino “Cruising” Connection! “Cult Movie Monday” Has The Story Of Real-Life Bad Moms!
Christina Applegate’s Mom Goes “Cruising” For Al Pacino! OK, it’s “Cult Movie Monday”, so here is a GREAT movie anecdote for you! First, I am a big fan of the bawdy 2016 comedy “Bad Moms” – the cast is hilarious,… Read More ›