In 1991’s blockbuster Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Kevin Costner plays Robin Hood, the legendary archer hero who, with help from his Moor sidekick (Morgan Freeman), leads his Merrie Men against the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman), the ruthless…Read more →
On “Sleepless in Seattle” and Being a Movie Watching Creature of Habit
In today’s guest post, Bill Dunphy discusses his love for the Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan romcom favorite Sleepless in Seattle, and shares some musings on films that he can’t turn off once they’re on. I got home tonight after meeting friends…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Office Space
Since Labor Day is upon us, there’s no better pick for this latest Create-A-Caption than what is arguably the greatest workplace comedy ever: Office Space. We’ve taken a classic scene from Mike Judge‘s uproarious 1999 feature and added our own…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Steven Spielberg Theatrical Film?
With Close Encounters of the Third Kind currently enjoying a 40th anniversary re-release in theaters, we wanted you to sound off about which of the following magical movies from Steven Spielberg was your favorite! And share your thoughts on all…Read more →
What Went Wrong: Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Editor’s note: The following article appeared on MovieFanFare back in July of 2009. It is being re-run today as part of our May the Fourth Be With You celebrations. In the summer of 1999, Star Wars geeks (myself included) and…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite “Silver Anniversary” Film from 1991?
Killer cyborgs, cannibalistic psychiatrists, female fugitives in the Southwest: some memorable motion pictures made their debut 25 years ago. This week we’d like to know which movie marking its silver anniversary this year is your favorite.Read more →
Poll: What’s the Best 1990s Crime Drama?
It was the decade that gave us the climax of the Godfather saga, Quentin Tarantino’s debut, and the first on-screen pairing of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Vote for which ’90s crime drama film you think is best in this week’s poll.Read more →
Happy Ned Ryerson Day from MovieFanFare!
Sure, to most people Feb. 2nd is simply Groundhog Day, but can any movie fan resist thinking of Stephen Tobolowsky’s insurance salesman and former high school acquaintance of TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) today? Here’s to you, Ned!Read more →
What’s Your Favorite “Silver Anniversary” Film from 1990?
Dances with Wolves, Goodfellas, Home Alone and Pretty Woman are among the now-classic movies celebrating their 25h anniversary this year. Vote in our poll for your top film from 1990…when VHS ruled the Earth.Read more →
Like Water for Chocolate, This Couple Had Me Boiling
Have you ever seen one of those classic movie love stories where the idea is for you to want the couple to be together…but you really, really don’t? Welcome to my experience with Alfonso Arau’s much-beloved Like Water for Chocolate.Read more →