“Don’t You Ever Worry When You See What’s Going Down?” These lyrics were part of a powerful protest song from 1972 – lyrics that resonate loudly today…and they were from an unlikely source: the pop/rock band Chicago! Listening to “Dialogue… Read More ›
A Murderous Hollywood Party Night! Malcolm McDowell’s “Pig Man!” Two Cult 70’s Movies With a “Seinfeld” Connection!
I was driving through Beverly Hills the other day and ran into the legendary Actor/Director Richard Benjamin – which reminded me of one of two of the greatest – and most obscure – movies of all time! So, thanks to… Read More ›
Songs With An “O”! Brilliant Movies! Band Battles! Led Zeppelin! Paul Williams and Malcolm McDowell!
Songs with the letter “O” includes two of my favorite films of all time, the scathing “anti-Art Garfunkel” song written by Paul Simon – and some classic Led Zeppelin as well! Let’s get started with a brilliant Brian DePalma movie… Read More ›
“O” My! Mind-Blowing Films Beginning With “O”! “Movies A-Z” With 007! “My Boy Blue!” Zombies! Jennifer Aniston!
Watch Out For These “O” Movies! This iconic image is from one of the most imaginative, and darkest movies ever – and of course, it begins with an “O”! My “Movies A-Z” hits hard right off the top, but don’t… Read More ›
Happy 72nd Birthday To Helen Mirren! Iconic Actress Hellen Mirren turned 72 on July 26 – and it’s time to celebrate some of her early work in film! Helen Mirren has become well known for such films as her Oscar-winning… Read More ›
48 Years Ago Today… I am a student of political history, and recent protest marches, and the reaction of the new administration, remind me of an era of political activism surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 60’s and early… Read More ›
Happy 74th Birthday Jimi Hendrix! November 27 is the birthday of one of rock’s most iconic figures – the legendary Jimi Hendrix! There is a new documentary out that shows you, in a rarely seen live performance – just how… Read More ›
Time To Take A Ride Into The World Of Hippies! Hippies. Flower Power. Free Love. GROOVY. It was a unique time in our country’s history, with some wildly entertaining music to get groovy to! Welcome To San Francisco – Circa… Read More ›
RIP Legendary Haskell Wexler! His Prescient “Medium Cool”! 1968 Chicago Riots! America’s Political Turmoil Captured On Film!!
Originally posted on johnrieber:
RIP Haskell Wexler! One of America’s most acclaimed Cinematographers/Directors has died…here is the story from Deadline.com: A longtime liberal activist, Wexler photographed some of the most socially relevant and influential films of the 1960s and 1970s,…
The Brilliance Of Jimi Hendrix! Naked Hippies! Racist Locals! The Amazing Documentary “Electric Church!”
The Effortless Brilliance Of Jimi Hendrix! I came across an amazing documentary on Showtime last night – and it includes a brilliant live performance by Jimi Hendrix that must be seen to be believed! Playing Guitar – With His Teeth!… Read More ›