Celebrate “Black History Month” With Empowered “Blaxploitation” Cinema! Black History Month is an important celebration of black achievement. That said, “blaxploitation cinema” doesn’t come up as much as it should in the discussion – but this “Cult Movie Monday” is… Read More ›
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Get Ready For Some “E”eccentric Cinema! My alphabetical countdown of my favorite movies – the 26-part “Movies A-Z” – continues with the letter “E” – another letter full of incredible cinema – as always, I have…
“The Commitments”! Terrific Movie Musical Is My “Cult Movie Monday!” Glen Hansard’s Rise To Oscar Gold!
Talk About A Great Trio: “THE COMMITMENTS”, “ONCE”, AND OSCAR! This “Cult Movie Monday” celebrates a GREAT film that launched the career of singer/songwriter Glen Hansard, who returned after years to movie screens and snagged an Oscar! It’s a great… Read More ›
Looking For The Ultimate Escape? For one determined young woman, that “ultimate escape” involved a year on a deserted island! For this “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”, I want to focus on Author Lucy Irvine’s incredible life and the books she wrote… Read More ›
Welcome To “Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!” Yes, it’s the real name of a town in Wales, and thanks to British weatherman Liam Dutton, we now know how to pronounce it! Yes, Dutton was giving a weather forecast for all of England and he… Read More ›
The Eagles Debut Album! “Take It Easy!” 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Winslow, Arizona! Glenn Frey Statue Now As Well!
First, the debut album… “There it was, the sound. Extraordinary blend of voices, wonderful harmony sound, just stunning.” Yes, when listeners heard this band’s first album, with those gorgeous harmonies, a new sound in country rock music was created! “Take… Read More ›
“Violence! Liquor! Sex!” Talk about a “not-so-subtle” poster! I just watched a terrific documentary about “Grindhouse” cinema, and this is exactly what they were discussing! More on that documentary in a moment but first, some examples of this “sinful era… Read More ›