“Heat – A Los Angeles Crime Saga” This 1995 Michael Mann film is a modern classic, one of the greatest action thrillers of the era, and also remembered for making motion picture history: Amazingly, “Heat” was the first film to… Read More ›
Academy Award best supporting actor
A Tokyo “Double Rainbow!” What a great way to celebrate Alex’s first-ever trip to Tokyo – with a double rainbow from our Park Hyatt hotel room! It was just one of the many great shots from there – like this… Read More ›
Bring On Tokyo’s Tastiest Food! Here is a look at some of the great food we’ve eaten in Tokyo – all types of great bites and beautiful plates, with delicious and unique tastes like this: Tokyo’s Dinner And A Concert!… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Legendary Fish Market! “Sushi For Breakfast” At Tsukiji! An Iconic Japanese Landmark Closes!
Time For Breakfast! There are many amazing things about Tokyo, but perhaps by favorite is “sushi for breakfast!” I have posted before about Tokyo’s legendary Tsukiji fish market, which is being moved at the end of 2016 to make room… Read More ›
Welcome To Tokyo 2016! I am back in one of the most magical cities in the world: Tokyo, where everywhere you turn you see something like this: I’m not sure what they are selling, but I’m buying! I brought my… Read More ›
“She Ruled The Swamp With A Blazing Gun And A Luscious Smile!” One of the 70’s most promising Actresses starred in several classic cult films, but just as she was growing as an Actress, she died tragically – here is… Read More ›
Travis Bickle Turns 40! “Taxi Driver” Tribeca Screening! 3 Reasons To Love Him! ONE BIG REASON To Hate!
“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man.” One of cinema’s most compelling characters, brought to vivid life by America’s greatest Actor, who also uttered this… Read More ›
An “Exploitation Primer”! Your Guide To The World Of Classic Cult “Spoitation” Genres! Cult Movies To Make You Blush!
Say Hello To The Face Of Exploitation Cinema! Someone asked me to explain the phenomenon of exploitation cinema – an era from the late 60’s to the mid-80’s when movies pushed boundaries and broke taboos…and resulted in some of the… Read More ›
Gator Bait! “Country Lovin'”! Hillbilly Brides! Sex! Action! Missing Teeth! “Hicksploitation” Lives!
Are You Missing Some Good Old Fashioned “Hillbilly” Cinema? I know what you are thinking: with award season upon us, this is certainly an Oscar contender! And it has a rich past – with other classic “hillbilly” movies like this!… Read More ›
“Squeal Like A Pig!” It is one of cinema’s most iconic lines. And one of film’s most intense moments of all time. I just spoke to someone who didn’t know even know that “squeal like a pig!” was from a… Read More ›