A look at Female Empowerment Films starting with Pixar Studio’s Brave directed by Brenda Chapman. Also featured is The Princess and the Frog (2009), Whale Rider (2003), Alien from 1979,Read more →
Monthly Archives: November 2012
Tom Hanks: Overrated or Underrated?
We would like to know: Is Tom Hanks Overrated or Underrated? That’s the question Movie Irv tries to answer. Do you think Tom Hanks gets too much or too little credit for his work?Read more →
What’s Your Favorite One-Word-Title Alfred Hitchcock Film?
See the complete list of all our Movie Polls Alfred Hitchcock: Ten Things To Know About The Master of SuspenseRead more →
Joan Crawford Triple Feature
What are the three best Joan Crawford movies? Are they Johnny Guitar (1954), Mildred Pierce (1945), and the George Cukor 1939 comedy-drama The Women,Read more →
On This Day In Movie History
On this day in movie history spotlighting Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Mel Blanc and the The Great Train Robbery!Read more →
Alfred Hitchcock: Ten Things to Know About the Master of Suspense
Here are 10 trivia facts about Alfred Hitchcock. There are hundreds of pieces of behind-the-scenes information about the master director. Please feel free to comment and add more trivia we might have missed. 1. The 1929 thriller Blackmail is often…Read more →
What’s the Best Movie Death Scene?
When you think of the great movie death scenes, what comes to mind? The most heartbreaking? The funniest? The most surprising? The strangest? Movie Irv chimes in on the cinematic demise that left the biggest impression on him: Hard to top…Read more →
Marilyn Monroe: Out of a Dream
A half-century after her death she remains a symbol of cinematic beauty and one of most iconic stars of all time. Guest writer The Lady Eve traces the enduring legacy of actress Marilyn Monroe.Read more →
Just Give Daniel Day-Lewis His (Third) Oscar Already!
Daniel Day-Lewis is about to win his third Oscar. Well, maybe. I’d predicted his scoring another Academy Award as soon as I read the news he had replaced Liam Neeson in the title role of Steven Spielberg’s much-anticipated historical chamber…Read more →
99 Musical Movie Moments I’m Thankful For
Well, here we are once again, on the day before Thanksgiving. Aside from marking the start of the Christmas shopping madness season and being a day of overeating to the point of semi-consciousness while trying to avoid sitting next to relatives one doesn’t…Read more →