As the year draws to a close, MovieFanFare would like to take a moment to say a final farewell to some of the unforgettable Hollywood notables–both in front of and behind the cameras–who passed away in 2014:Read more →
Monthly Archives: December 2014
Olivia de Havilland Is the Government Girl (1943)
Auto engineer Sonny Tufts is schooled in Washington politics by–and falls for–savvy D.C. secretary Olivia de Havilland in Government Girl. Guest writer Rachel Stecher reviews the 1943 mix of screwball comedy and WWII homefront commentary.Read more →
What’s Your Favorite Richard Widmark Film Role?
December 26, 2014 would have been Oscar-nominated actor Richard Widmark’s 100th birthday. Vote in this week’s poll for your favorite film role of the star of Kiss of Death, Pickup on South Street, The Alamo, Madigan and other classics.Read more →
This Week in Film History, 12.28.14
Greta Garbo made her final screen appearance in the MGM comedy Two-Faced Women, which opened 73 years ago this week. If you “want to be alone” with other memorable Hollywood moments, we’ve assembled a list for your reading pleasure.Read more →
Got Christmas Cash? New Criterion Collection Titles Coming
The new year offers an interesting, eclectic roster of films on DVD (and, in many cases, Blu-ray) from the renowned Criterion Collection. Read about The Palm Beach Story, Don’t Look Now, Ride the Pink Horse and more titles coming this winter:Read more →
So, What Did YOU Get for Christmas?
By now, the Yuletide gifts have been unwrapped all over the world. Think you made out as well as the lucky folk in some classic Hollywood films? Check out our collection of movie Christmas scenes and then tell us what your favorite film-related present was.Read more →
Merry Christmas from MovieFanFare!
Feeling light as a feather and merry as a schoolboy? Of course you are, it’s Christmas! MovieFanFare would like to take a moment to wish you and yours a merry Christmas and a happy holiday season.Read more →
A Little Women Christmas
What movies make up your Christmas-watching tradition? This is how “Little Women” (1994) just became one of mine.Read more →
A Hard Day’s Night: 50 Years on, You Know It Feels All Right
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania coming to America. To celebrate the occasion, guest writer Greg Altum reviews the Fab Four’s first starring film, the 1964 “day in the life” comedy/concert classic A Hard Day’s NightRead more →
What’s Your Favorite Bible-Based Movie?
With Christmas right around the corner and the new drama Exodus: Gods and Kings now in theaters, we’d like to know what you think the best film based on the Bible (Not counting “inspired by” movies like Ben-Hur and The Robe) is.Read more →