Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

KRKR-TV News Bulletin: A strange glowing object is observed by many across the globe, which is now estimated to be approaching the California desert.  If one is to believe the […]


Remembering John Cazale

Today I pay tribute to John Cazale – one of my favorite actors.  Cazale was born on August 12, 1935 and although his life and film career were way too short, […]


Treasures await us – Capitolfest 2015!

The 13th installment of Capitolfest is a mere few days away… …AND TREASURES AWAIT! I’d say there’s no greater sign of super geekdom in classic movie circles than to find images of movie […]



As much as I love Coppola‘s Godfather films and Lumet‘s Serpico (1973) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975), films that star Al Pacino and that helped distinguish him among the best actors […]

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 1:  Undated file picture of US director Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick may come out of reclusion in Britain, where he has lived since 1961, to file suit in person against the satirical magazine Punch, reported 31 January the British newspaper the Independent. the notorious perfectionist filmmaker has filed suit against Punch for an unsigned jab in August issue describing him as such. "There's a thin line between artistic perfectionist and a barking loon', the magazine wrote.  (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Stanley Kubrick – he’s the Man

“The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.” […]


Remembering Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee died on July 20, 1973.  I remember him for a friend. ♥ Bruce Lee appeared in 20 films as a child actor in Hong Kong beginning in 1946.  […]


Mel Brooks and Classic Movie Genres

The 1970s turned out to be one of the most interesting decades in film.  Or at least I think so.  Filmmakers of note, like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola […]


The Billy Wilder Blogathon is here!!

Today would have been Billy Wilder’s 109th birthday.  The writer/producer/director had a storied career and left behind many films that are listed among the greatest ever made in almost every […]


Considering the cult movies of Billy Wilder

Following is a special guest post by Jeff Alexander, his contribution to the Billy Wilder Blogathon scheduled for June 22.  You can contact Jeff directly by way of Facebook here or […]



Kellee Pratt of Outspoken & Freckled and the famed @Irishjayhawk66 sent me an email earlier this week: “Hey, are we reprising the Billy Wilder Blogathon this year?”  My initial reacton was, […]


The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!

Since we published the announcement for the upcoming Classic Movie History Project Blogathon the enthusiasm and response have been extraordinary!  I expect it’ll get even more so now that Flicker […]


Peter Cushing, a birthday tribute

This humble tribute to the great Peter Cushing was published on Citizen Screenings in celebration of his centennial two years ago.  Since I am making a slow transition away from […]