Tag: Movies

Today in History: The Coronation of Elizabeth I.

Elizabeth’s rise to the throne of England may be likened to a roller coaster ride with its emotional highs and […]

Remembering Dean Martin on Christmas Day.

With today being the anniversary of his death, let us remember one of the greatest artists of show business, the […]

Film Review: First Man.

I managed to recently catch the biopic First Man late in its release and I’m certainly glad that I did. […]

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. […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]