I adore Rita Moreno. I mean, who doesn?t? The 89-year-old actress has it all. I loved her as silent movie star Zelda Zanders in the MGM classic Singin? in the Rain, I loved her as poor Tuptim in the spectacular musical?The King and I,?I I loved her Oscar-winning turn as Anita in?West Side Story?(one......Read Danny’s article
Silents are Golden: The Silent Films of Cecil B. DeMille
Well known for beloved classics like The Ten Commandments (1956), Cecil B. DeMille is indisputably one of Hollywood?s great directors. While he is perhaps not considered as ?artsy? as some of his contemporaries, he did have a distinct flair......Read Lea’s article
Silver Screen Standards: The Harvey Girls (1946)
The Harvey Girls (1946)
I?ve had a particular fondness for The Harvey Girls (1946) since the first time I saw it, but my love increased when I visited the El Tovar Hotel in the Grand Canyon some years ago and learned more about the fascinating h......Read Jennifer’s article
Picture yourself standing in the middle of a fight with Ray
Harryhausen?s skeleton army from Jason and the Argonauts.
OK, it?s not the ?real? skeletons, but it?s still pretty cool experience. This movie magic is an augmented reality that is one of the outstanding features of the Scottish National......Read Toni’s article
Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines ? The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
Ever seen an episode of the classic TV show Perry Mason? Remember Mason?s weekly nemesis, Hamilton Burger, played by William Talman? Well, you should check out Talman?s character in the 1953 noir The Hitch-Hik......Read Karen’s article
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Errol Flynn, born today, June 20th, 1909! Although Errol Flynn is often remembered most as the?nefarious, swashbuckling hero of a bygone era, his?abilities?as an actor can often be overlooked. So today, the day of this glorious classic star’s birth, I would... Read more...
Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a Pictorial Tribute to Billy Wilder... Read more...
Cinemallennials: The Great Escape (1963)
For those of you who
are unfamiliar with Cinemallennials, it is a bi-weekly podcast in which I, and
another millennial, watch a classic film that we?ve never seen before, and discuss
its significance and relevance in today?s world.
In today?s ......Read more
Our June Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelJune Birthdays and Fond Memories!
Here we go? This month?s free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) ? the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows!
These titles ......Read more
“Mean?Moody?MagnificentJane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend.” Facebook Live Chat with author Christina Rice
I’m so happy to announce that we?ll be hosting our next Facebook Event for the Screen Classics Discussion Video Series, with University Press of Kentucky a......Read more