On August 3, 1968, Hang ‘Em High originally hit theaters. The film starred Clint Eastwood — back in America and fresh off of his success with the “Dollars” trilogy that established him as a global superstar — as Jed Cooper,…Read more →
Monthly Archives: November 2018
“The Killing of Sister George” and More Great New DVDs and Blu-rays!
What a week for new releases it is! Best known for his work on Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, director Robert Aldrich takes the spotlight in this week’s new releases, with two of his other classics now hitting home video….Read more →
Seven Things To Know About Glynis Johns
1. Stephen Sondheim wrote “Send in the Clowns” specifically for Glynis Johns, whose husky voice worked best with short phrasing. She sang it in the original 1973 stage production of A Little Night Music and won a Tony for Best Leading…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Lawrence of Arabia
This week’s Create-A-Caption comes to us from Lawrence of Arabia, director David Lean‘s multiple Academy Award-winning film biography of British army officer T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite and lead Arab rebels in their fight against Ottoman Turks during World War…Read more →
Popeye: The Apology
In this guest post, Jim Brymer shares on how his views on the Popeye movie have changed over the years: A confession: I went to see Popeye in the theater. I wasn’t very impressed. Why? At that point I had seen Mork and Mindy and…Read more →
FYI: Here’s How to Save 15% Off Of Your Movies Unlimited Purchase
Black Friday is behind us, and Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday shopping season lies ahead. In our continuing effort to make your holiday shopping season go as smoothly as possible (and to save you some money), here’s…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Nicolas Roeg Film?
On November 23rd, legendary English director Nicolas Roeg died of natural causes at the age of 90. After starting a career as a cinematographer — he worked second unit on Lawrence of Arabia, he soon found himself in the director’s…Read more →
Celebrate the Release of “Creed II” with These Rocky Collectibles
Creed II, the latest installment in the Rocky saga, is currently the biggest movie in the country — bringing in more than $55,000,000 at the box office since it hit theaters last Wednesday evening. The reason for this is simple:…Read more →
Remembering Magician, Actor and Writer Ricky Jay
You may not know his name, but you almost certainly know his face or voice. As the cameraman in Boogie Nights, the narrator of Magnolia, a card shark in Deadwood, or a henchman in Tomorrow Never Dies, Ricky Jay had…Read more →
Check Out These Romantic Holiday TV Movies That Are Now on Sale!
Since today is Black Friday and you are in the shopping mood, we wanted to present an overview of holiday TV movies that are now on sale…and would make perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Each of these…Read more →