Category Archives: Our Films

Report: Silence of the Lambs, Forrest Gump Added To National Film Registry.

Helllooo … Clarice …. Anthony Hopkins’ Hannibal Lecter steps a little further into film history today as director Jonathan Demme’s 1991 tale of the erudite serial killer with a taste for human flesh officially becomes part of the National Film … Continue reading

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Bill Hicks’ Missing “Letterman” Appearance.

Not strictly movie-related, I know. But this comes as a belated Happy Birthday to the late comedian, who would have turned 50 years old this year. Over on Slate, David Hoaglund makes a persuasive argument for why Hicks still matters. … Continue reading

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Harry Morgan, An Appreciation.

Veteran character actor Harry Morgan, best known for his work as Col. Sherman Potter on the sitcom M.A.S.H., has died. He was 96. Born in 1915, Morgan had a career in film (“To The Shores of Tripoli“) and television that … Continue reading

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Film Freaks Launch Effort To Save “Living Dead” Cemetery Chapel.

Here’s a cool story from my own state of Pennsylvania about an effort to save a cemetery chapel that featured in George Romero’s legendary 1968 zombie flick “Night of the Living Dead.” It’s spearheaded by a guy named Gary Streiner, … Continue reading

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A “Before Sunrise” Sequel?

If, like me, you were a 20something slacker in the early 1990s, then the chances are pretty good that you have a soft spot for director Richard Linklater’s series of “Sunrise” movies. The films, which starred ur-Slacker Ethan Hawke and … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood’s Death To Be Investigated By LAPD.

The Guardian Reports: Police have reopened their investigation into the death of Natalie Wood almost 30 years after the Hollywood icon drowned off the coast of California. Wood, best known for her performances in West Side Story and Rebel Without … Continue reading

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Reel History: Is Ed Wood A Cardboard Cut-Out?

That’s the question that Guardian film writer Alex von Tunzelmann proposes this morning in a reevaluation of the 1994 biopic of the famed schlock director starring Johnny Depp, Martin Landau and others. I’ve made no secret of my affection of … Continue reading

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