Get a good look at the grandstanding books, music and movies from the decade that left dancers flapping in the wind…see what we did there? You guessed it. It’s the 1920s!
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Die Hard on a…: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Die Hard
Let’s look at the many imitators (some good, some…not so much) of Die Hard.
As We Go On, We Remember…These Classic Graduation Moments
As another class prepares to turn the tassel, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite TV and movie grad moments.
5 Sci-Fi Films to Show a Little More Love
May 25th, 1977: Star Wars premieres in theaters and takes the world by storm. May 25th, 1979: Alien premieres in theaters and terrifies audiences senseless. This makes May 25th just about the coolest day of the year in my book. I thought about writing something about both films for this Memorial Day weekend. But you… View Article
Five Things You May Not Have Known about JAWS– on its 37th Birthday!
Even if you’ve never seen this classic 1975 thriller, odds are you’d recognize (and fear) John Williams’ suspenseful Jaws score after the first two notes. DA DUM (DA DUM…DA DUM…DA DUM…etc.). Sound familiar? Often rated as one of the greatest films of all time, Jaws is in a large part so effectively terrifying for what… View Article
Meet the Avengers
The Avengers debuts in theaters this week. Need a refresher before you go? Get an introduction to the characters by watching these films first. Who are the characters in The Avengers? Iron Man (Tony Stark), Captain America (Steve Rodgers), The Hulk (Bruce Banner), Thor (The God of Thunder), Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff), Nick Fury (Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Hawkeye… View Article
Top Oscar Snubs
Well, I guess we have put this past year of movies to bed after the Academy Awards played themselves out. After 17 nominations, Meryl Streep finally got her third Oscar. Even though Streep won the Golden Globe and more recently a BAFTA awards for her performance in The Iron Lady, Viola Davis had started closing the gap… View Article
Plum Ready for “One for the Money”
When I heard that Janet Evanovich’s first Stephanie Plum book, One for the Money, was finally hitting the big screen, I thought, “It’s about time.” Finally, the luckiest (though not the most competent) bounty hunter and her two hunky counterparts will be chasing bad guys, hauling in naked septuagenarians and blowing up cars at a… View Article
Meryl Streep as Iron Lady: Oscar-Worthy?
With the release of Iron Lady (limited release tomorrow and wide release January 13), there is already a lot of Oscar buzz surrounding this film. The major question looming is, “Will this movie get Meryl Streep her third Best Actress Oscar– and her first since 1983 for Sophie’s Choice?” In Iron Lady, the 62-year-old Oscar… View Article