Category Archives: Posts by Minoo Allen

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story When it comes to women, whether in real life or as depicted in art, there always seems to be a tendency to place them … Continue reading

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story – Exclusive Interview with Director Daniel Raim

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Interview with Director Daniel Raim Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story What comes to mind when you think of the word Hollywood? Glamour? Yup. Scandal? Sure. Stardom? Of course. But film maker … Continue reading

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The Whales of August – Exclusive Interview with Producer Michael Kaplan

The Whales of August An Interview with Michael Kaplan As I cozied up on my couch to watch The Whales of August on a delightful winter day, I had no idea what to expect. Well, that’s not entirely true…I did know to … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine

  5 Things You May Not Know about Ernest Borgnine   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Ernest Borgnine! ….. In the Navy Borgnine donning his Cheif Petty Officer hat Borgnine enlisted in the Navy … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt

  5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt  Like today is his birthday. Happy 125th Birthday to the legend Conrad Veidt! ..… 1. Conscription: The Alt-Theater Camp And who says war is good for absolutely nothing Due to … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable

  5 Things You May Not Know about Betty Grable   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 101th Birthday to the legend Betty Grable! ….. 1.) That Stage Mother Tho I couldn’t find a photo of Grable … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part Two (The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari)

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part One

  German Expressionism 101 Part One In case you haven’t noticed, Classic Movie Hub is having a giveaway contest this month. Thanks to our long-standing partnership with Kino Lorber, we are giving away eight horror-esque movies every Sunday throughout October. … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Rita Moreno

Breaking Barriers Rita Moreno  To quote Barack Obama at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, “[Rita Moreno] is still a leading lady of her era, a trailblazer with courage to break through barriers and forge new paths.” That’s not the only … Continue reading

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