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Lewis Jefferies3 days ago
Bugsy Malone Cast – Then And Now
The famous musical ‘Bugsy Malone’ was first released back in 1976 and got a shed load of positive reviews! The sassy singalong by Sir Alan Parker has a cast of lively unknown youngsters (Jodie Foster ...
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alexa p7 days ago
3 Interesting Facts About The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz started as a children's book and was adapted into a movie in 1939. It is said to be one of the greatest films of all time.
Lewis Jefferies9 days ago
Iconic Fawlty Towers Actor Andrew Sachs Dies Aged 86
#FawltyTowers star, Andrew Sachs has tragically passed away at the age of 86, following a secret four-year battle with dementia, that had left him in a wheelchair and unable to speak. Andrew Sachs pla...
Lewis Jefferies10 days ago
35 Triffic Years Of Only Fools and Horses!
During the war...Wait. No! Let's start again. One of the UK's biggest comedy sitcoms turns a mighty 35 years old today! 'Only Fools and Horses' was created and written by John Sullivan, the two plonke...
Toni-Jade Harlow19 days ago
The Ziegfeld Girls: Allyn King
Allyn King is one person that shares something in common with me — an eating disorder. Not to draw attention to it but I find I can relate on some level to her struggle. Learning about her life will p...
Abdullah Masood20 days ago
5 Best Vintage Shows We Need To See Today
We all love sitting down to watch the old TV shows from back in the days when sex, drugs and teenage angst weren't the only things that TV writers wrote about. Here I do a roundup of all the old TV sh...
Toni-Jade Harlow25 days ago
Olive Thomas & Her Life
I'm going to explain to you who Olive Thomas was, have a look at her life, and look into her very brief filmography, lost & available, featuring some of my own clippings. Grab snacks & a drink and joi...
Idalis Nievesa month ago
Growth of Disney Women from 'Pocahontas' to 'Frozen'
More varieties to how Disney women (princess or not) are portrayed, drawn, and interpreted.
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Nate Galliana month ago
Why Casablanca is a Film Noir
“Film noir” is a hard term to find a definition for. Some film historians argue that the term film noir is a genre while others argue that it is the mood or tone of the movie. Regardless on how you se...
Becky Pitt2 months ago
Disney's Folly: The Profound Importance of 'Snow White'
Released in 1937, Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the world’s first full-length cel animated feature film and the beginning of booming success for the Disney company. The feature fil...
Sean Patrick3 months ago
Examining Isabelle Corey in 'Bob Le Flambeur'
In 1956, model Isabelle Corey got her big break in the movies when legendary director Jean Pierre Melville discovered her in the Latin Quarter of Paris. Melville cast Corey as Anne in his classic noir...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
Whatever Happened to My TV?
Times are a changing, folks. What once was no longer is. Go to your closet. Put on that shirt, if it has not been thrown away, from 10 years ago. If it is loose, you’re very lucky. If not, I understan...
Corey Gittleman4 months ago
Best Celebrity Cameos on 'The Simpsons'
That's right! The Simpsons have one of the largest character lists in the history of television. Not only is the town of Springfield very well populated, but each person has an abundant amount of lines throughout the series and is not left strictly to the background scene. In fact, most characters have episodes dedicated to their role in the show, revolving around the Simpson family of course. Each person has their own backstory and characteristics that make them unique and a hilarious asset to ...
Rachel Lesch4 months ago
A Review of 'Clarissa' by Samuel Richardson
At around 1,431 pages, Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady beats out Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (826 pages), Bleak House by Charles Dickens (813 pages) and War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (955 pag...
Christine Clossey5 months ago
Cartoon All Stars to the Rescue
DRUGS ARE BAD MMMK! Now I remember a time when every kid's hero in the late 80s and early 90s was telling them not to do drugs. I, from time to time, will watch these and laugh, they are corny for the...
Sean Patrick5 months ago
Adventures in Babysitting Turns 30
This weekend a minor 80’s gem turns 30 years old with little fanfare but plenty of positive memories, especially for young girls. Adventures in Babysitting is a lovely little 80’s nostalgia piece that, though some of its unintended politics haven’t aged well, the film’s silly little heart was always in the right place and that’s more than can be said about most 80’s teen comedies. Adventures in Babysitting casts the winning and refreshing young Elizabeth Shue who gets roped into babysitting for ...
Christine Clossey5 months ago
Are Remakes Killing Original Movies?
Now I know what you're thinking, oh hell yes of course remakes are killing original movies. There is no way that Hollywood hasn't had a good idea since the 80's. Well yes and no. I know I know, you're...
10 Forgotten Superheroes
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-man, Iron Man, Captain America and the Incredible Hulk are but a few on a long list of world renowned superheroes, who are recognized in the most remote parts of...