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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Have you seen the trailer for the fourth Mission: Impossible film? Many fans of both the original television series and film series star Tom Cruise might be forgiven for heaving a sigh as the chaotic action explodes across the screen—hammering…Read more →
Mike Cahill & Brit Marling Explore Another Earth
It was at Georgetown University where Brit Marling, Mike Cahill and Zal Batmanglij met. Marling and Cahill were studying economics; Batmanglij archeology. But all three were drawn to the performing arts, with Brit eventually taking on theater arts as a…Read more →
Movie Poll: What’s Your Favorite Non-Horror Movie Ghost?
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Hattie McDaniel: More Than a Bit Part Player
Here is a Bit Actress who needs to be recognized on my blog. Her accomplishments were amazing, yet she never really became more than a Bit Part player in most of her movies. Hattie McDaniel (1892 – 1952) was born…Read more →
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! With absolutely nothing good on TV Michael Keaton decides to watch himself… but finds that’s not much…Read more →
Mario Lanza: The Toast of South Philadelphia
The remarkable power of the tenor voice possessed by this native Philadelphian guaranteed him a meteoric arc across the pop culture of post-WWII America and an appreciation that has endured over the half-century since his very premature passing. In 1921,…Read more →
This Week In Film History, 07.24.11
July 28, 1928: Encouraged by the response to the few minutes of sound in The Jazz Singer, Warner Bros. releases Lights of New York, the first all-talking picture. July 28, 1948: Lon Chaney, Jr. and Bela Lugosi play the Wolf…Read more →
Nobody Can Play (That Part) Better Than (That Actor)!
Has anyone ever topped the performance Boris Karloff gave as the Frankenstein Monster? Does anybody out there think Steve Martin was as funny playing Inspector Clouseau as the late, great Peter Sellers? Maybe you thought that once the Shat created the…Read more →
O Captains! My Captains!
Movie FanFare offers a star-spangled salute to the movie and TV appearances of shield-slinging superhero Captain America, from 1944’s Republic serial to this year’s big-budget actioner starring Chris Evans as Cap.Read more →