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 ›
Bonnie & Clyde
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 ›
“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 ›
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 ›
How About Some Classic “B” Movies! In Hollywood parlance, a “B” movie used to refer to the second film on a double feature – a lesser known movie that viewers got as a bonus…here’s an example: It’s too bad there… Read More ›
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 ›
TCM’s Amazing Film Festival! “In The Heat Of The Night” Reunion! Carl Reiner! Sidney Poitier! Hollywood’s Legends Honored!
The Stars Are Shining Bright In Hollywood! The legendary Chinese Theater is ablaze this weekend with an amazing event – the Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival, which is celebrating legendary films from Hollywood, and the legends who made them…. Read More ›
Epic Oscar Mistake! Faye Dunaway And Warren Beatty Deserve Better! This Legendary Duo’s Greatest Work!
The Oscar Mistake Heard Round The World! Yes, we all know now that Best Picture presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were given the wrong envelope on Oscar night, and inadvertently announced “LaLa Land” as Best Picture instead of “Moonlight.”… Read More ›
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 ›
Goodbye To The Legendary Formosa Cafe… Alison Martino, who created the great website “Vintage Los Angeles”, posted this on Instagram tonight: “Well, it’s unfortunately official. @theformosacafe has closed and the building is for lease.” Alison told me that “Esotouric’s Secret… Read More ›