He was trapped for 127 Hours, witnessed the Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and was once Oz the Great and Powerful. James Franco is the subject of this week’s MovieFanFare poll, and we’d like to know which of his film and TV turns is your favorite.Read more →
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Movie Music Video: Romancing the Stone
Movie Music Video is a an occasional look at, well, notable music videos from film soundtracks. This debut column examines an obscure (yet totally amazing) clip from the mid-1980s. Eddy Grant’s 1982 hit “Electric Avenue” may have told us all how to…Read more →
Prince 1958-2016: Remembering The “Purple Rain” Superstar
As if 2016 hasn’t already been devastating enough to the music industry and pop culture in general, the world is just learning that Prince died at his home in Minneapolis today at the age of 57. As of this writing…Read more →
Six Pix: Type
Six Pix presents a sextet of movie posters representing a particular actor/director/genre. You pick the one you feel is visually the most artistic or best sums up the film. Which of these Six Pix is your, uh…type? Included are: Bob…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Rosalind Russell Film Role?
She earned four Oscar nominations in her career, and is best remembered as the big screen’s Auntie Mame. Our poll this week salutes actress Rosalind Russell and asks which of her film roles–from Gypsy, His Girl Friday and more–is your favorite.Read more →
Nine Cinematic Innings of Baseball Glory
As any red-blooded American male who lives in the frozen north will tell you, the best part about April is baseball’s opening day. It is the first sign that winter is finally coming to an end. It won’t be long…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite “Diamond Anniversary” Film from 1941?
From Citizen Kane and How Green Was My Valley to Dumbo and The Maltese Falcon, the movie roster of 75 years ago was truly “the stuff that dreams are made of.” Vote in our poll for your favorite “diamond anniversary” film from 1941.Read more →
This Week in Movie History: 4/4/16
Future commander-in-chief Ronald Reagan and most unusual co-star hit movie screens 65 years ago this week, with the debut of the Universal comedy Bedtime for Bonzo. You’ll go ape for the other fun movie facts we’ve assembled inside.Read more →