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 ›
Albert Brooks! “Lost In America” Criterion Collection! Three More Great Reasons To Love Him – “Taxi Driver” For One!
Albert Brooks Gets “Lost” Again! Actor/Director Albert Brooks posted this note on Twitter, letting fans know that The Criterion Collection is releasing a new, expanded blu-ray edition of his 1985 comic gem “Lost In America!” “You couldn’t change your life… Read More ›
Here Are Ten Great “D” Movies! Continuing my alphabetical countdown of movies I love, here are ten that begin with the letter “D” – they are full of sex, violence and Paul Giamatti too! Remember, these are not in order,… 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 ›
My Movie Alphabet! Yes, the poster art says “Vol. 2” – because I missed the first “go-round” on this fun exercise in cinema! A movie for every letter of the alphabet – who can refuse? For many of us, this… Read More ›
25 Years Of “Basic Instinct!” Wow, time flies when you are getting naked on screen! Yes, it was 25 years ago that Sharon Stone cemented her place in movie history, thanks to an erotic thriller with one very memorable scene:… 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 ›