“Where you going…? Where’s everybody going…?” Bette Midler makes an electrifying motion picture debut as “The Rose” – this 1979 musical drama tells the story of a self-destructive ’60s rock star who struggles to cope with the constant pressures of… Read More ›
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“The Taking Of Pelham 1-2-3!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has A Great Hijacking Thrill Ride Under New York City!
Mr. Blue: “I once had a man shot for talking to me like that.” Mr. Gray: “Yeah, well, that’s the difference between you and me. I’ve always done my own killing.” With that “sharp as nails” dialogue, this “Cult Movie… 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 ›
A Murderous Hollywood Party Night! Malcolm McDowell’s “Pig Man!” Two Cult 70’s Movies With a “Seinfeld” Connection!
I was driving through Beverly Hills the other day and ran into the legendary Actor/Director Richard Benjamin – which reminded me of one of two of the greatest – and most obscure – movies of all time! So, thanks to… Read More ›
Films In The Key Of “X-Y-Z”! Great Movies To End The A-Z Countdown!
Celebrating The Power Of Cinema! I love movies, and have had a blast lately sharing some of my favorites on a special series of lists that celebrated the unique, obscure, offbeat and just plain strange films that we can all… Read More ›
Lana Turner’s Mobster Mystery! A Beverly Hills Scandal! The House Still Stands Today!
Welcome To The Hotel California! The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Blvd announces that you are at the center of the entertainment universe…the streets surrounding the hotel are lines with palm trees and movie stars: While Beverly Hills is… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Iconic “Formosa Cafe” Has Reopened! Finally, A Great Hollywood Story!
The Answer Is “YES YES YES”! Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Been Saved! Finally, some GOOD news about Hollywood’s legendary haunts! Here’s the great news about the future of the iconic Formosa Cafe, which shuttered abruptly two years ago –… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Gene Hackman! Ten Roles That Defined A Hollywood Legend!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Son, whatever you do, don’t sell that cow!” Happy Birthday Gene Hackman! One of America’s greatest Actors is celebrating a birthday, so it’s time to share trivia, trailers and ten of his greatest roles…. Time… Read More ›
Legendary Producer Jon Peters! Making A Fortune For NOT Producing “Superman” Movies! The Amazing Hollywood Reporter Interview!
Jon Peters Speaks! Bravo to Tatiana Siegel and The Hollywood Reporter, for this fascinating exclusive interview with the legendary Hollywood Producer Jon Peters! “And With A Loaded Gun On The Coffee Table…” How is this for a setup to the… Read More ›
Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Triple Play Of Classic Films! “Dirty Harry!” “Play Misty For Me!” “The Beguiled!”
Clint Eastwood – And One Incredible Year For Film! Clint Eastwood has, over his career, had many incredible films – beginning with his “man with no name” character from early iconic westerns like this: Eastwood has become an accomplished Director… Read More ›