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 […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Mildred Pierce (1945).

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. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Casablanca (1942).

There is nothing new that I can honestly add in the praise of Casablanca, arguably one of the greatest films ever made. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Maltese Falcon (1941).

The early history of Warner Bros could have so easily turned into a Humphrey Bogart tribute with so many significant and […]

The Essential Marx Brothers Films

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 […]