Feuding married couples, lost Soviet sailors, caped crusaders and singing nuns all delighted moviegoers 50 years ago. Take a “fantastic voyage” back to 1966 with this week’s poll and tell us which of that year’s films tops your list of “groovy movies.”Read more →
Monthly Archives: March 2016
This Week in Movie History: 3/28/16
The currently popular trend of comic book-based cinema really began 75 years ago this week, with the debut of the Republic serial The Adventures of Captain Marvel, starring Tom Tyler. We have more “Shazam-tastic” trivia for your pleasure inside.Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite “Silver Anniversary” Film from 1991?
Killer cyborgs, cannibalistic psychiatrists, female fugitives in the Southwest: some memorable motion pictures made their debut 25 years ago. This week we’d like to know which movie marking its silver anniversary this year is your favorite.Read more →
This Week in Movie History: 3/21/16
“Tarzan…Jane.” Johnny Weismuller and Maureen O’Sullivan first swung onto the screen 84 years go this week in MGM’s Tarzan the Ape Man. No need to go on a safari to track down more great movie moments; just check inside.Read more →
Spectre: Is Bond Fading into the Sunset?
After 53 years and 24 films, is the James Bond franchise showing its age? We take an in-depth ook at 2015’s Spectre and star Daniel Craig and ask where the cinematic superspy series goes from here.Read more →
Six Pix: St. Patrick’s Day Films
St. Patrick’s Day is just a shillelagh’s throw away, so let’s look at six Irish-themed film posters (The Quiet Man, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Michael Collins and more), then see if you agree with our pick for the one that best represents the Emerald Isle.Read more →
Poll: What’s the Best 1990s Crime Drama?
It was the decade that gave us the climax of the Godfather saga, Quentin Tarantino’s debut, and the first on-screen pairing of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Vote for which ’90s crime drama film you think is best in this week’s poll.Read more →
This Week in Movie History: 3/14/16
Rita Hayworth cemented her standing as Hollywood’s reigning sex queen with her title turn as Gilda, with opened 70 years ago this week. Want to see more Tinseltown trivia? Look inside…and put the blame on us.Read more →
A Long Count of Our Favorite Boxing Films
Now that you can see Sylvester Stallone reprise his role as Rocky Balboa in Creed, we’ve laced up the gloves to present this classic look from writer Irv Slifkin at such screen pugilists as Kirk Douglas, John Garfield, James Earl Jones and…Curly Howard?Read more →
Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Turns 55!
A canine couple sets out to rescue their 15 kidnapped puppies from a fashion-obsessed villainess and winds up with hitting a spotted jackpot! See why guest writer Aurora says Disney’s 1961 animated classic 101 Dalmatians is black and white and fun all over.Read more →