Once again, “Through The Shattered Lens” has a terrific post about Oscar! Enjoy! Ah, the 60s. Both the studio system and the production code collapsed as Hollywood struggled to remain relevant during a time of great social upheaval. The Academy… Read More ›
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Brad Pitt’s Hollywood “Babylon”! Here’s The Trailer! Margot Robbie Stars In Wild Tinseltown Tale!
Who Wants Some Hollywood “Babylon?” This trailer just dropped for “Babylon”, and it looks like a cross between “The Day Of The Locust” and “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood!” Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie lead a terrific cast int… Read More ›
“Devil In A Blue Dress!” Denzel Washington’s “L.A. Noir” About Race In 1948 LA!
“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 ›
“Pictures At A Revolution!” The Year That Two Films Dominated The Discussion Of Race In America!
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 ›
Movies To Help Your #QuarantineLife! Here Are Great Movies With An “I”!
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 ›
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 ›
Time To “Get Shorty!” This “Cult Monday Monday” Heads To Hollywood With Chili Palmer!
“Rough business, this movie business. I’m gonna have to go back to loan-sharking just to take a rest.” With those words, John Travolta gives one of his best performances as Chili Palmer, a loan shark who wants to break into… Read More ›
“Tropic Thunder!” 3 Reasons To Love This Hilariously Inappropriate “Cult Movie Monday”! Ben Stiller! Robert Downey Jr! Tom Cruise’s Wildest Role!
Take Cover! Want to be wildly entertained? Want to skate THISCLOSE to the “bad taste” line? Well, here are three things you can say about this “Cult Movie Monday!” Ben Stiller As You’ve Never Seen Him Before! Robert Downey Jr…. Read More ›
“The Player”! “Cult Movie Monday” Skewers Hollywood! The Greatest Oscar-Winning Cast In History!
“I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we’ve got something here.” With those words, one of the… Read More ›