The Chateau Marmont Is Going Private! This is very sad news as reported by The Wall Street Journal and The Daily Mail: “Andre Balazs is turning his famous Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles into a private members club and… Read More ›
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“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 ›
A Modern Pandemic Horror Story! As the world deals with the coronavirus crisis, many are pointing to a 2011 film that offered an eerily similar story: The Prescient “Contagion!” My “Cult Movie Monday” takes a look at Director Steven Soderbergh’s… Read More ›
Talk About A “Hot Property”! A hillside home high above the Sunset Strip is LA’s latest “hot property!” This house is a place of Hollywood Royalty! It’s been owned by Judy Garland and Sammy Davis Jr, and it’s for sale… 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 Hollywood Classic On “Cult Movie Monday”! “Sunset Boulevard” is a cinematic masterpiece, and one of the greatest films ever made about Hollywood – a legendary classic that exposed some raw truths about the movie business – and was recently… 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 ›