We were saddened to learn of the passing of Valerie Harper yesterday at the age of 80 following a heroic battle with cancer. Best known for her performance as the smart and sassy Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore…Read more →
Monthly Archives: August 2019
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Find Laughs and Love in “Desk Set”
Talk about computer dating! Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn teamed up on the silver screen for the eighth time in 1957’s Desk Set, a hilarious comedy classic. Here’s the synopsis: Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star in this spry comedy…Read more →
Tell Us About Your Favorite Movie Posters!
Don’t let snobs tell you anything different, movie posters are just as valid of an artform as anything that hangs in a museum. If you think about it, the art of trying to still an inherently visual medium through a…Read more →
Poll: Should Spider-Man Stay In The Marvel Cinematic Universe?
With Avengers: Endgame now the biggest moneymaker of all time, it seems like the Marvel Cinematic Universe is unstoppable. Or is it? Last week news surfaced that Marvel Studios and Sony couldn’t come to terms on an agreement that would…Read more →
“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” and “Rocketman” Roar Onto DVD/Blu-ray This Week
Monsters and rockers and pets, oh my! There’s some gigantic (and we don’t just mean that in terms of literal size) new Blu-rays and DVDs now available. Take a look at what you’ll be clearing your schedules to watch in…Read more →
Guest Review: Murder By Death
Neil Simon was pretty much box office gold in his heyday of the seventies. A playwright by trade, of course, but many of his Broadway productions eventually made their way to the big screen, including such fondly remembered films like The…Read more →
Movie Mysteries: Why Did David Lynch Put a Pug in Dune?
During a recent rewatch of David Lynch‘s film adaptation of Dune — which itself is frankly somewhat of an undertaking — we noticed something that we never paid attention to before: House Atreides has a pet pug. The cuddly…Read more →
Movie Trailer of the Day: Lassie Come Home
It’s one of the most familiar tropes in storytelling — the tale of a boy and his dog. One of the first films to truly capture the magic of this special bond was 1943’s Lassie Come Home, and the world…Read more →
Which Character Do You Prefer: Snoopy or Scooby-Doo?
Zoinks! Today for our Dog Days of Summer Week, we pose a very difficult question — which character do you prefer, Snoopy or Scooby-Doo? This is not an easy query to answer as these two characters are easily the most…Read more →
This Week’s New Releases Include “The Hustle,” “A Dog’s Journey,” and More!
Recent features and Hollywood classics intermingle in another stellar week of DVD and Blu-ray new releases. You’ll want to set aside some free time to make sure you watch all of these wonderful offerings! The Hustle Riotous, gender-reversed updating of…Read more →