It all started in 1968. Creeping around in black and white, groaning and muttering. Everyday, average folks resurrected from the dead are now eating the flesh of everyday, average folks. This is shocking. As time passed they began to creep around in color, still murmuring and moaning. They a
Growing up there seemed to be westerns on our one and only television regularly and usually they starred either The Duke (for you younger folk that’s John Wayne), Lee Marvin or Clint Eastwood. Now I have no memory of actually watching these movies, but just by being in the vicinity of them they
The 85th Academy Awards were on television last night and if you caught them then you saw all the speeches, bad jokes and glamor that we expect from them every year. If you missed them , then here is a small list of some of the winners.
I was a late bloomer not watching my first foreign film until my mid-twenties. A born and bred Philly girl, my blue-collar upbringing made foreign films sound, well foreign, and by that I mean intimidating. Typing that makes me sound ridiculously naive, and that may very well have been the case
Even if you haven’t been in school for years, the next couple weeks you may notice a certain smell in the air, that scent of school which for many of us brings back the memory of and fuels our desire for learning. If you are one of these people, then what better place to look for learning then t
History has been made or at the very least changed. This, not being an Olympic blog, does not concern Michael Phelps' phenomenal achievements. This is a ruler who has been on their throne since 1962.
Smoky rooms, rainy nights, hard boiled detectives, cool blondes, black & white close ups and a smidgen of cynicism: these are some characteristics of the film style known as film noir.