The runaway success of Captain Marvel is impressive. To date the movie has earned one billion dollars worldwide. One billion dollars! For a comic book character that is unknown to the general public that is spectacular. Box office dollars do not necessarily equate to the quality of a movie. One can argue about the quality of … Continue reading Captain Marvel’s Soaring Success
Harrison Ford and Humphrey Bogart are two of my favorite actors. Over the years I have seen the vast majority of their movies. The filmographies of both actors are lengthy, impressive and diverse. Obviously they have never appeared in a movie together. Ford was just a teenager, and far from a Hollywood career, when Bogart … Continue reading Harrison Ford And Humphrey Bogart: Across Time
I count Joan Crawford among my favorite actresses. She had quite a film career from the mid 1920's all the way up to 1970. Over the course of her career she was given the opportunity to portray many different roles. Perhaps her best known role is in the 1945 drama Mildred Pierce. The film wonderfully … Continue reading The Movie Poster Art Of Mildred Pierce
2018 was quite a full year, there were so many entertainment choices. I watched more television in 2018 than I have in a very long time. I had the pleasure of attending a few phenomenal rock concerts. The year was filled with many fantastic movies. I missed quite a few of them in the theater … Continue reading My Highlights From 2018
One of the key scenes in the classic film noir Out Of The Past (1947) is a brief one. The scene begins in a short lived state of bliss between the film's two leads. That state comes to an abrupt halt. Like much of the film the past intersects with the present with dire consequences. … Continue reading Noirvember Spotlight – A Pivotal Scene From Out Of The Past
The creations of comic book legend Stan Lee have forever changed the entertainment world. Lee was not alone. Over the years he was more than ably assisted by comic book artists such as Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, John Buscema, John Romita Sr., Bill Everett and Gene Colan among many others. Many of Lee's … Continue reading Goodbye Stan Lee: My Humble Tribute
It took just one film, Man Of Steel (2013), for Henry Cavill to win me over. I was intrigued by Cavill in the initial Man Of Steel trailers. Watching the trailers I had no idea who Henry Cavill was, but he sure looked good as Superman. Christopher Reeve's portrayal of Superman/Clark Kent will more … Continue reading Henry Cavill, Superman No More?