Biopic Theater gets a shot of class this week with the Academy Award nominated film, Gods and Monsters. I figured it was an appropriate choice since we came to the … Continue Reading Gods and Monsters (1998)
It all ends next week. The winner of this round of semi-finals will square off with our classic movie winner for one big final showdown. As we did last week, … Continue Reading Leading Lady Tournament: Semi-Finals Part 2
Wow, talk about a last-minute game-change. I didn’t close the poll till Monday morning, and in that time one actresses jumped from #2 to #1 with the highest amount of … Continue Reading Leading Lady Tournament: 1990s Results
I dove into the HBO series of biopics with The Life and Death of Peter Sellers a few weeks ago. I applaud HBO for having consistently high quality in … Continue Reading RKO 281 (1999)
As the decade tourneys win down, I’m not surprised that voter turnout has been so low. I’ll cut to the chase, and just detail where everyone stands.
Only two weeks left in the Leading Lady tournament, and we’re entering into the newest crop of ladies. The ladies presented here have had enduring careers, and are all in … Continue Reading Leading Lady Week 7: The 1990s
This is just a quick update on the Leading Lady Tournament. I find myself at an impasse, and I’m hoping that the readers can help out on short notice. I … Continue Reading Leading Lady Tournament 2012 – Preliminary Questions
Happy New Year’s eve everybody. I figured today I’d release the ads for the upcoming Leading Lady Tournament. The tournament starts January 13th and it’ll be seven nominees a piece … Continue Reading Leading Lady Tournament Ads
This review originally ran December 12th, 2009. The Ref is probably one of my favorite Christmas movies. It’s quirky, it’s dark, and it expertly sums up my family’s holiday get-togethers. … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: The Ref (1994)
I love Edward Scissorhands no matter what. It’s a Christmas staple in my house that expertly combines a fairy tale story with dark, macabre imagery. What can be … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Edward Scissorhands (1990)
I started out my 31 Days of Halloween by reposting my review of the 1960 classic Village of the Damned and was resigned to see this remake as a point … Continue Reading Village of the Damned (1995)
Yep blog mascot Veronica Lake is ushering in this year’s Halloween offerings. I’m really excited to do Halloween this year. I blogged about it on my personal Facebook … Continue Reading Journeys in Classic Films 31 Nights of Halloween!
The Universal Studios backlot and tour have gone through many changes throughout the decades. Thanks to the wonderful people on YouTube I’m hoping to give you a video … Continue Reading The Universal Studios Backlot Tour Through the Years
Celebrity biopics are nothing new in the entertainment world but from the 1960s-1990s and again in the 2000s there was a spate of made-for-television and cheap theatrical celebrity biopics. … Continue Reading White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (1991)
We’re finally here at the end of our Leading Man journey. Next Sunday one of these two men will be labeled “The Ultimate Leading Man!” It’s been a long road … Continue Reading Leading Man Tournament: FINALS
We’re down to the wire in these semi-finals. Sunday will declare our winner who will go head-to-head with Cary Grant. Let’s not drag this out, after the jump … Continue Reading Final Poll Update for Semi-Finals Part Two