A Journey Into The Dark Corners Of Cinema… There is a genre of film that lurks in the shadows….and includes amazing dialogue like this: “How could I have known that murder could sometimes smell like honeysuckle?” Welcome To The World… Read More ›
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RIP William Hurt….This Brilliant Actor Was 71 Years Old…An Homage…
RIP William Hurt… Incredibly sad news to report….acclaimed Actor William Hurt died just a week before his 72nd birthday. Hurt’s son, Will, posted today that his father has died. It was announced in May 2018 that the elder Hurt had… Read More ›
The Sizzling “Body Heat” Turns 40! A Celebration Of This Modern Day “Film Noir!”
Fog. Late night. Black And White. Film Noir At Its Purest! You wanna know what film noir is? Here is what wikipedia says: “Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that… 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 MASSIVE List Of “L” Movies! My “Movies A-Z” Hits The Cinema Motherlode!
A List So Large It Could Fill A Theater THIS BIG! Yes, my “Movie A-Z” countdown has hit another letter packed with classic films. It seems like every time I post I leave something great off due to the limitation… Read More ›
Another Hollywood Landmark At Risk! The Warner Hollywood Theater – An Inside Look!
One Of Hollywood’s Legendary Movie Palaces Is At Risk! This is the interior of Hollywood’s famed Warner Hollywood Theater, which was opened originally in 1928 on Hollywood Boulevard. Photographer Matthew Lambros captured all of these terrific pictures inside the massive… 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 ›
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 ›
Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Closed! Will Someone Step Up To Save It? Now Is The Time!
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 ›