It’s not every year that picking a top 10 list becomes difficult. Usually, one scrambles just to come up with 10 quality releases. And this year seemed much of the same: a slog through the early part of 2009, a…Read more →
Monthly Archives: December 2009
Movies Unlimited Movie Buzz Holiday Podcast III: Best of the Decade!
The party’s over. The year’s over. The decade’s over! Movie Irv, still hanging out at the Movie Buzz holiday party long after Sammy Claws and Brian B. have left the building, has decided to make up a list of his…Read more →
Movie Poll – What Movie Has The Best Cold Weather Scenes?
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My Dear Watsons
It is, perhaps, appropriate that the friend and confidante of the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, should–like the man whose exploits he chronicled–also be the subject of several mysteries surrounding his personal life. Was Dr. John H. Watson born in England or, as…Read more →
This Week In Film History 12-28-09
January 1, 1900: French film pioneer Charles Pathé releases the historical re-enactment Episodes of the Transvaal War in Paris. December 31, 1903: Capital Execution is the first feature from what will be a thriving Danish film industry, until its decline…Read more →
It’s A Wonderful Life
You know the drill. Below is a classic movie photo with Jason’s caption. You’re encouraged to leave your own suggestion in the comment section below! Everybody rallied around Uncle Billy …well, except for young Tommy (bottom, center) who realized he had lost…Read more →
What’s the best New Year’s Eve scene?
Jingle Blahs: Cinema’s Most Downbeat Christmas Scenes
It’s okay, there’s no one looking. You can admit it. You’re no Grinch, but you find the unending store and media bombardment of holiday tunes and images over the last couple of months more than a little wearying. And as much as…Read more →
This Week In Film History 12-21-09
December 24, 1906: Considered to be the first feature-length (70 minutes) motion picture, the Australian drama The Story of The Kelly Gang debuts in Melbourne. December 26, 1913: Less than two years after the sinking of the Titanic, the disaster…Read more →
Avatar (2009) James Cameron Science Fiction Thriller Movie Review
James Cameron’s got some big shoes to fill: his own! Having steered the mighty Titanic to box-office and Academy Award glory over a decade ago, the self-styled “king of the world” is unleashing an epic sci-fi saga that fuses his vivid…Read more →