Tag: Film

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator speech.

In 1938, Charlie Chaplin set to work on his first talking film that would ridicule the German tyrant Adolf Hitler. […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Jerry Lewis’ Funny Bones monologue.

In 1995, a small British-American comedy-drama was released to little fanfare called Funny Bones starring Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis and […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: A League of Their Own – “There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own (1992) is a delightful film about the All American Girls Professional Baseball League of the […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Dodge City (1939).

I was always going to run into some trouble choosing a late 1930s Warner Bros. film to include in this […]

Here is what we know about Willem Dafoe ahead of his role as Van Gogh.

For the past thirty years or so, maybe a little more, he has been in my opinion one of the […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: 42nd Street (1933).

Samantha Pinter-Thompson wrote a featured article a few years ago on musical theatre. One of the things she said that […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Wizard of Oz – ‘Over The Rainbow’ song sequence.

Film fairy tales often need a special quality and ingredient to help them stand the test of time, if they […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Death of Sergeant Elias.

When I first saw the movie poster for Platoon in 1986, with Sgt. Elias’ arms raised in the air, I was […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Cinema Paradiso’s Kissing Montage.

Cinema Paradiso to my mind is one of the most heartwarming and nostalgic foreign language films ever produced. It begins […]

Han shoots first! Solo: A Star Wars Story fan review.

SPOILER WARNING: Read at your own peril. There is a general discussion of the film’s content in the following review. […]