“A lot of strange things happen in this world. Things you don’t know about in Grand Rapids. Things you don’t want to know about. Doors that shouldn’t be opened.” Welcome to the seedy world of “Hardcore.” This riveting thriller from… Read More ›
Actor Robert DeNiro
Christina Applegate’s Mom Goes “Cruising” For Al Pacino! OK, movie fans, here is a GREAT anecdote for you! First, the new bawdy comedy “Bad Moms” is a terrific way to spend 90 minutes – the cast is hilarious, the story… Read More ›
“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 ›
Simon Cowell’s “The Shining!” Wh-wh-WHAT?!?!??!!? Yes, Simon Cowell was part of the creative team on Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece! It’s just one of my favorite pieces of movie trivia. Here is more great trivia: Robert DeNiro IS Sonny Corleone! That’s… Read More ›
Political Chaos 2016! “Network” And “Broadcast News” Nailed It! “This Town” Confirms The Shenanigans!
“I know it’s fun. I LIKE FUN. It’s just not NEWS!” “It’s Just Not NEWS!” This quote sums up the 2016 US presidential election to date. It’s from a movie that imagined the world of television news as something too… 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 ›
Oops, I Think I annoyed “The Duke!” John Wayne, aka “The Duke” was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars…and I made him angry with a story I wrote that looked at the changing face of Hollywood westerns… Time To Get Some… Read More ›