Looking For The Ultimate Escape? For one determined young woman, that “ultimate escape” involved a year on a deserted island! For this “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”, I want to focus on Author Lucy Irvine’s incredible life and the books she wrote… Read More ›
“Don’t You Ever Worry When You See What’s Going Down?” These lyrics were part of a powerful protest song from 1972 – lyrics that resonate loudly today…and they were from an unlikely source: the pop/rock band Chicago! Listening to “Dialogue… Read More ›
Brilliant “Carrie!” #31DaysOfHalloween! Brian DePalma’s Horror Classic With A “Star Wars” Connection!
Time For A Halloween Horror Classic! Finishing up #31daysofhalloween on a cinematic high note, with the second greatest horror film ever made. More than a great horror film, “Carrie” is a beautifully made movie, which began as a Stephen King… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Brian DePalma! “Scarface!” “Carrie!” Incredible Films Like “Blow Out” And “Phantom Of The Paradise”! Hilarious Casting Trivia With “Star Wars” Too!
Happy Birthday Brian DePalma! One of cinema’s all-time greats is celebrating a birthday today, a legendary Director with an incredible body of work that continues today. Brian DePalma was born on September 11, 1940. His incredible career is marked with… Read More ›
Biting Down On Greatness! If you don’t know what this is, welcome to the delicious French world of a “Ratatouille” – and I assume you’ve heard of that film, where this recipe came from! Time for the next installment of… Read More ›
A “True Hollywood Tale” Of “Hit & Run”! Taking Sony’s $$! The Guber/Peters Story! Also, Making Millions For NOT Producing!
Ready For This $$$ True Tale Of Hollywood? Sometimes people just don’t realize how bonkers the entertainment industry is – although now we are seeing payback for its excesses. Several year ago there was a terrific “inside Hollywood” book about… Read More ›
Ever Wanted To Paddle A Kayak – Across The South Seas? Idyllic, isn’t it? Well, if your “wanderlust” drives you to a kayak and the pacific ocean, you won’t be the first – because legendary travel writer Paul Theroux beat… Read More ›