Posted by Barry P. on Mar 20, 2019
(1979) Directed by David Cronenberg; Written by David
Cronenberg, Phil Savath and Courtney Smith; Starring: William Smith, Claudia
Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell, Don Francks, Cedric Smith and Judy
Foster; Available on Blu-ray and DVD
“Fast Company to
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Posted by John Grant on Mar 20, 2019
Germany / 117 minutes / color with bw flashbacks / UFA Cinema, Seven Pictures, UPI Dir: Dennis Gansel Pr: Nina Maag, Thomas Peter Friedl, Nico Hofmann Scr: Dennis Gansel, Florian Schumacher Cine: Daniel Gottschalk Cast: Moritz Bleibtreu, Kasia Smutniak, Max Riemelt, Mark Ivanir, Yevgenij Sitochin, R read more
Posted by Christy Putnam on Mar 20, 2019
Are You Going to Sydney’s? In 1956’s The Opposite Sex, Sydney’s is the spa salon standing in for New York’s Elizabeth Arden, when miracles occur and ladies transform themselves into carbon copies of the latest style icons…. Olga, played by Bewitched’s Alice read more
The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Mar 20, 2019
The new documentary APOLLO 11 is absolutely stunning.
Director-editor Todd Douglas Miller assembled the film from hundreds of hours of actual NASA footage and audio produced over the course of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. The picture and sound quality was cleaned up, and the result, when seen read more
All Good Things
Posted by monty on Mar 20, 2019
1 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish?
2 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish?
3 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish?
4 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish?
5 of 8: Fashion Week - Who is more stylish?
6 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish?
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4 Star Films
Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 19, 2019
If you make your way to this swashbuckler you’ll find a movie set in The Spanish Main as England has just brokered a peace treaty with their imperialistic competitors. As you probably already surmised, you might as well leave your textbooks on maritime history at home because there’s no read more
Posted by John Grant on Mar 19, 2019
I came across this book in a catalogue when I was looking for B.A. Shapiro’s The Collector’s Apprentice. The blurb reminded me of F.E. Higgins’s The Black Book of Secrets, a novel that I adored a few years back. What larks, I thought: I’ll give this a try. Well, this isnR read more
Posted by Barry P. on Mar 19, 2019
back for round two, with The 2nd Great Hammer-Amicus Blogathon, running
June 14th-16th, and hosted by Yours Truly along with my superb
co-host Gill Jacob from Realweegiemidget Reviews. You can find
all the details here.
So far, we have a fantastic line-up, but there’s plenty of roo read more
Posted by Joey on Mar 19, 2019
Nancy wake the white mouse Nancy Wake was far from a damsel in distress, and by the end of the war was number one on the Gestapo’s Most Wanted list. On March 1, 1944, French Resistance Captain Henri Tardivat found Nancy Wake tangled in a tree. As he looked up at her hanging from the branches read more
Carole & Co.
Posted by carole_and_co on Mar 19, 2019
The somewhat secretive nature of the relationship between Carole Lombard and Clark Gable may explain why no photos exist from their wedding ceremony of March 29, 1939. (The photo above was taken the following day, when the couple met reporters.) * First, they exchanged vows in Kingman, Ariz., far fr read more
Posted by Joey on Mar 18, 2019
mighty Joe young Mighty Joe Young”(1949) has always been a favorite of mine ever since I saw it for the first time saw it. I am a huge fan of the works of Willis Obrien and Ray Harryhaussen worked together on this movie as this classic movie i talk about in my review today as simply an read more
Posted by Joey on Mar 18, 2019
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel is also a warm welcome to the marvel cinematic universe. Brie Larson is captain marvel as she truly is the defined Carol Danvers on the screen as i seen movie frist time today i talk about in my review how this movie is such marvelous gem. Captain Marvel review read more
The Old Hollywood Garden
Posted by Carol Martinheira on Mar 18, 2019
COMEDY GOLD #13: The morning routine from The More The Merrier (1943)
On March 18, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized
One of the most endearing rom-coms of all time, the premise of The More the Merrier (dir. George Stevens, 1943) is full of comedic potentia read more
Posted by John Grant on Mar 18, 2019
A crime novel that really falls into three parts yet by whose end I felt as if everything had been pulled together very satisfactorily. One carp: This is billed as an “Inspector James Mystery” yet there’s actually very little detection involved in the tale. Essentially, James (who read more
Flickers in Time
Posted by Beatrice on Mar 18, 2019
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV)
Directed by Roberto Rossellini
Written by Philippe Erlanger, Jean Gruaut, and Roberto Rossellini
Office de Radiodiffusion Television Francaise
First viewing/Netflix rental Rossellini embraces the bizarre in his h read more
The Stop Button
Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 18, 2019
When I decided to write about Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy, it was because I wanted to make the wee dick move of putting it in Stop Button’s rarely used “Cult” category. Thought it’d be funny. Controversy, which never suggests it’ll be anything but writer-director-star Mahoney read more
Carole & Co.
Posted by carole_and_co on Mar 18, 2019
We send best wishes to Alex Trebek, whose "Jeopardy!" reverse-quiz show has been a constant site of Carole Lombard cultural references (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/44141.html, https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/859935.html). But look at that stunning photo above, Paramount p1202-681, th read more
Classic Film & TV Cafe
Posted by Rick29 on Mar 18, 2019
1. Constance Towers' first lead role was opposite John Wayne and William Holden in John Ford's 1959 Civil War Western The Horse Soldiers. She was 26 years old. Towers followed it up with another John Ford film: Sergeant Rutledge (1960).
2. Her most famous movies, though, are two Samuel Fuller read more
Comet Over Hollywood
Posted by on Mar 18, 2019
It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: On With The Show! (1929) read more
4 Star Films
Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 17, 2019
There’s little doubt Blood and Sand was a follow up to The Mark of Zorro (1940) meant to capitalize on the lucrative romantic pairing of devilishly handsome heartthrob Tyrone Power and winsome ingenue Linda Darnell. But what it sets out to do, it achieves through an ability to capture us read more