Tag: Great movies

Halloween Special: Cinemas Greatest Scenes: ‘The Closet’ scene from Halloween (1978).

John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) just might be the mother of all slasher movies.  It launched forty years of knock offs […]

What makes Mildred Pierce a great film noir? Joan Crawford, of course!

Up until about a year ago, I had never seen a Joan Crawford film. Probably an astonishing remark for someone […]

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. […]

Anyone care for some Duck Soup? The Marx Brothers, Revisited.

Mention the Marx Brothers and I instantaneously break out into that stooped walk, with a cigar in hand, made famous […]

Underrated Movies of the 1990’s: The Fisher King (1991).

Whether you agree with me or not, the 1990’s were an amazing decade of titanic hit and sinking duds at […]

My Top 5 Jerry Lewis Films of All Time.

It’s hard to believe that, at the time of this article, Jerry Lewis is alive and well! In fact, Jerry […]

Much ado about Anita Ekberg.

Long before I first really noticed Anita Ekberg through ‘adult eyes’, I saw her in Hollywood or Bust (1956) as […]