“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 ›
“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 ›
Academy Award Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads The Way! Oscar’s Biggest Snubs As Well! Here’s The Complete List!
The 92nd Oscar Nominations Are Here! Nominations for the 92nd Oscars were announced Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and there were as usual some big winners and losers… “Joker” led the way with 11 total… 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 ›
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 ›
“And The Oscar Goes To…” All movie fans are perched on the edge their seats when those words are spoken each year at The Academy Awards. It’s a cinephile’s Super Bowl, after all….so, do you ever grimace when the winning… Read More ›
Oscar’s “Lucky 13!” Time to celebrate this year’s Academy Awards with the strangest Oscar trivia imaginable: the X-rated kind! This isn’t the kind of image you equate with the Oscars, is it? Well here’s some obscure Academy Award trivia for… Read More ›
“The Love Witch” Takes On “Bluebeard!” Filmmaker Anna Biller’s New Film Is A Ladykiller! Richard Burton’s Euro-Sleaze Take With Raquel Welch!
Filmmaker Anna Biller Takes On A Ladykiller! I want to share a new project just announced by Director Anna Biller, who is a terrific independent filmmaker from Los Angeles. As wikipedia notes: “She grew up watching her mother design beautiful… Read More ›