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 ›
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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 ›
Chicago’s Women’s March – 250,000+ Strong! Chicago joined a slew of other cities in America and around the world for a women’s march to support equality and fairness, and to put America’s new President on notice. America Raises Its Voice!… Read More ›
The White House! America’s Most Unique “Rental Property”! Presidential Politics! Biggest President Scandals!
This House Has A New Tenant! Yes, we have a new President, who has taken up residence in the most famous “rental property” in the world! I have been lucky enough to go to Washington DC a few times, and… Read More ›
Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Triple Play Of Classic Films! “Dirty Harry!” “Play Misty For Me!” “The Beguiled!”
Clint Eastwood – And One Incredible Year For Film! Clint Eastwood has, over his career, had many incredible films – beginning with his “man with no name” character from early iconic westerns like this: Eastwood has become an accomplished Director… Read More ›
Two Legendary Actors Bite Into A Crime! Here is a great new movie to share: two incredible actors working for one of the most eclectic Writer/Directors in film…and of course, it comes with a bit of controversy! Talk About “Dog… Read More ›
“Heat – A Los Angeles Crime Saga” This 1995 Michael Mann film is a modern classic, one of the greatest action thrillers of the era, and also remembered for making motion picture history: Amazingly, “Heat” was the first film to… Read More ›
Political Chaos 2016! “Network” And “Broadcast News” Nailed It! “This Town” Confirms The Shenanigans!
“I know it’s fun. I LIKE FUN. It’s just not NEWS!” “It’s Just Not NEWS!” This quote sums up the 2016 US presidential election to date. It’s from a movie that imagined the world of television news as something too… Read More ›
Travis Bickle Turns 40! “Taxi Driver” Tribeca Screening! 3 Reasons To Love Him! ONE BIG REASON To Hate!
“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man.” One of cinema’s most compelling characters, brought to vivid life by America’s greatest Actor, who also uttered this… Read More ›
Oops, I Think I annoyed “The Duke!” John Wayne, aka “The Duke” was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars…and I made him angry with a story I wrote that looked at the changing face of Hollywood westerns… Time To Get Some… Read More ›