From Intolerance and The Wizard of Oz to Titanic and the Lord of the Rings films, Hollywood set designers have shown audiences unbelievable locales. Guest writer Blair Kramer offers his list of the top 10 movie set designs of all time.Read more →
Monthly Archives: December 2015
In Passing 2015: MovieFanFare Remembers
As the year draws to a close, we say a final farewell to Christopher Lee, Maureen O’Hara, Leonard Nimoy, Lizabeth Scott, Omar Sharif, and some of the other unforgettable Hollywood figures who left us in 2015.Read more →
Poll: What Was Your Favorite Film of 2015?
It was a year filled with dinosaurs, super-spies, superheroes, animated emotions and the return of the Star Wars saga. Vote in this week’s poll for your favorite film of 2015.Read more →
This Week in Film History: 12/27/15
It was 60 years ago this week that moviegoers first met that multi-talented tadpole, Michigan J. Frog, in Chuck Jones’ classic cartoon short One Froggy Evening. We have more movie dates waiting inside.Read more →
Merry Christmas from All of Us at MovieFanFare!
Hoping that none of you are feeling “Scrooged” on this Christmas Day, we at MovieFanFare would like to take a moment to wish you the happiest of holidays.Read more →
Horses, Trains and Carriages: Duel in the Sun (1946)
King Vidor’s Duel in the Sun, with Jennifer Jones and Gregory Peck, was a frontier tale of forbidden love. But it also reflected how the coming of the railroad changed the landscape of the Old West and its inhabitants, according to guest writer Emily Rauber.Read more →
Why It’s a Wonderful Life Is Wonderful
Some folks watch it several times every year; others call it “sentimental hogwash.” In this classic article, “Movie Irv” Slifkin gives his reasons why Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life should be considered the definitive Christmas film.Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Star Wars Film?
Well, we’re sure many of you saw Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens this weekend. if you did–or even if you’re waiting–vote in this week’s poll for which entry in the hit sci-fi film franchise is your favorite.Read more →
This Week in Film History: 12/20/15
“Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me,” said Dustin Hoffman to Anne Bancroft in The Graduate, which opened 48 years ago this week. May we seduce you with more Hollywood trivia inside?Read more →
Create-a-Caption: Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens officially opening today, we thought we’d share our caption for this still from 2002’s Attack of the Clones with you. If you think you can top us (and you probably can), leave yours in the comments inside.Read more →