To quote the legendary Halloween III: Season of the Witch, “it’s almost time.” Time for the trick or treaters, candy, parties, costumes and fun that this time of year celebrates. Which also includes horror films, obviously. For this final Open…Read more →
MovieFanFare Mega Mondays
“Herb Alpert Is…” Celebrates the Man and His Music
Who is Herb Alpert? That is the question at the heart of a captivating new documentary that examines the life and work of the musician who has become a cultural institution. Here’s a description of this tuneful film: A passionate…Read more →
Maximum Overdrive: Maximum Stephen King
Stephen King has always been one of my favorite authors. (For an in depth discussion of King and his influence on me, see my article on him here.) King has often been vocal about adaptations of his work, and not…Read more →
Who’s Your Favorite Character Introduced in Seasons 1-5 of “The Walking Dead”?
With the tenth season finale (well sort of, it’s complicated) of The Walking Dead airing last night, fans of the long-running horror series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman are excited to see where the show goes from here….Read more →
FYI: MovieFanFare Mega Mondays Return Tomorrow
We just wanted to take a brief intermission to let you know that our MovieFanFare Mega Mondays return tomorrow! What does this mean? Well friends, it means that we are going to jumpstart your week with a day of great…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Teen Wolf
Celebrating its 35th anniversary this month is Teen Wolf, Michael J. Fox‘s other 1985 summer blockbuster (after Back to the Future). In the film Fox portrays a high-school basketball player who discovers that his puberty has unexpected consequences — namely…Read more →
FYI: The Digital Catalog for August Is Here!
Our latest Digital Catalog (found here) presents plenty of bargains for you to browse through! This month, we are spotlighting two great sales: The Best of the Millennium showcases must-have movies from 2000-2020 and Spotlighting the Greatest Mysteries on Film…Read more →
Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Character from “Silverado”?
We’ve recently been celebrating the films of 1985 here on MovieFanFare, and among the year’s best is Silverado. Director/co-scripter Lawrence Kasdan‘s rollicking salute to the Hollywood westerns of yesteryear follows four cowboys─a former outlaw (Kevin Kline), a falsely accused ex-con…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Wilford Brimley Performance?
As we mentioned earlier, Wilford Brimley died on Saturday at the age of 85. With a career spanning over 40 years, Brimley settled into everyman roles in projects ranging from John Carpenter‘s 1982 remake of The Thing to his breakout…Read more →
Movie Trailer of the Day: Cocoon
Over the weekend, veteran character actor Wilford Brimley died at the age of 85. Although he had been working in show business since the early 1970s, Brimley’s breakthrough role was in the 1985 Ron Howard science-fiction dramedy Cocoon. The heartwarming…Read more →