Giant Black Ants & 'Godzilla' 1954 +
Giant Black Ants & 'Godzilla' 1954 + Fascists & Mickey Rooney: Eclectic Movie Classics Alt Film GuideGodzilla 1954, Mickey Rooney, military fascists, deadly giant black ants, racing car drivers, and The Mishaps of Musty Suffer, a super-rare slapstick comedy ...
Posted on 7 April 2019 | 9:10 am
'The Hangover 3': Franchise Should Join Zach
'The Hangover 3': Franchise Should Join Zach Galifianakis in Rehab Alt Film GuideThere was a time, and this time now seems very long ago, when The Hangover was a near-cultural phenomenon. It became (for a while) the highest-grossing ...
Posted on 27 December 2018 | 2:19 pm
'The Chorus' Movie: Sentimental &
'The Chorus' Movie: Sentimental & Old-Fashioned Crowd Pleaser Alt Film GuideA gigantic hit in France, Christophe Barratier's feature-film début, Les choristes / The Chorus, is the newest cinematic incarnation of that age-old theme: the ...
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 10:24 pm
'King Kong' 2005: Naomi Watts Can't Save
'King Kong' 2005: Naomi Watts Can't Save Peter Jackson Remake Alt Film GuideThe biggest disappointment about Peter Jackson's King Kong is that, despite all the p.r. regarding Jackson's fascination with the Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B.
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 1:10 am
'Road to Perdition' Movie: Tom Hanks &
'Road to Perdition' Movie: Tom Hanks & Paul Newman Acting Showcase Alt Film GuideBritish director Sam Mendes won an Academy Award for his first film, American Beauty, released in 1999. His second film, Road to Perdition, came out three ...
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 9:39 pm
'Running with Scissors': Annette Bening
'Running with Scissors': Annette Bening Excellent in Muddled Coming-of-Age Tale Alt Film GuideProblems abound in Ryan Murphy's movie version of Augusten Burroughs' book of memoirs Running with Scissors. Those range from the film's cartoonish ...
Posted on 9 December 2018 | 8:45 am
How to get a star on the Hollywood Walk Of
How to get a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame and how much it costs MetroThey're as iconic as the Hollywood sign - but how exactly does one get oneself a Hollywood Walk Of Fame star? If you've got a star on the Walk Of...
Posted on 23 August 2018 | 12:00 am
Inside Llewyn Davis Review: Coens' Last Folk
Inside Llewyn Davis Review: Coens' Last Folk Singer Who Didn't Make It Alt Film GuideInside Llewyn Davis Review: Oscar Isaac Is last failed folk singer in Joel and Ethan Coen classy music drama with Carey Mulligan + Justin Timberlake.
Posted on 23 April 2018 | 3:04 pm
The Ten Commandments (1923) vs. The Ten
The Ten Commandments (1923) vs. The Ten Commandments (1956) vs. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) KIMT 3In 1923, Cecil B. DeMille made a movie about the problems he saw corrupting his society. In 1956, DeMille remade that film because he saw his civilization ...
Posted on 31 March 2018 | 12:00 am
'Casablanca': Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman
'Casablanca': Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman Classic 'Nowhere Near Greatness' Alt Film GuideAbout three years ago, I finally gave in to watch Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) for the first time. I had hesitated because of the five- and ten-minute ...
Posted on 4 March 2017 | 1:56 am
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Hip Flick Alt Film GuideThe flimsy plot follows the young Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), daughter of Governor Swann (Jonathan Pryce) of Port Royal, Jamaica, as she is kidnapped by a ...
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 10:59 pm
British Cinema vs. Hollywood: Interview with
British Cinema vs. Hollywood: Interview with Anthony Slide Alt Film GuideBritish Cinema vs. Hollywood: Q&A with author Anthony Slide about ties between US and UK talent, from Alfred Hitchcock to Harry Potter.
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 9:12 am
'Blood and Sand': Rudolph Valentino Doomed
'Blood and Sand': Rudolph Valentino Doomed Matador Alt Film GuideBullfighting has never appealed to me, so I approached Fred Niblo's Blood and Sand with caution. Now that I've seen it, I am relieved that there was no actual ...
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 9:02 am
Mark Wahlberg and Wife Rhea Durham Photo:
Mark Wahlberg and Wife Rhea Durham Photo: The Oscars Alt Film GuideMark Wahlberg and Wife Rhea Durham image at the Academy Awards. Now an actor-producer, Wahlberg was nominated for his producing duties.
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 8:37 pm
The Pleasure Garden (1925) - IMDb
The Pleasure Garden (1925) IMDbPatsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill is engaged to ...
Posted on 16 July 2016 | 6:55 am
Telling Quotes from Silent Cinema Starlets
Telling Quotes from Silent Cinema Starlets on Playing the Vamp FlavorwireThe enticing and often deadly female archetype of the vamp was popularized in the 1915 saucy silent A Fool There Was, which starred the legendary Theda ...
Posted on 30 January 2016 | 12:00 am
Photoplay magazine: the birth of celebrity
Photoplay magazine: the birth of celebrity culture The GuardianThe symbiotic relationship between film studios and fan magazines ensured the cinema-going public was fed a diet of Hollywood glamour and celebrity gossip.
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 12:00 am
5 movies you may never see - Toronto Star
5 movies you may never see Toronto StarNothing excites the public imagination more than the discovery of buried treasure from popular culture. Nowhere is the quest for hidden gold more earnest than ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 12:00 am
Alfred Hitchcock Silent Movies: Unesco UK
Alfred Hitchcock Silent Movies: Unesco UK Memory of the World Register Alt Film GuideThe nine Alfred Hitchcock-directed silent films recently restored by the British Film Institute have been added to the Unesco UK Memory of the World Register, ...
Posted on 5 July 2015 | 9:32 pm
Murder Goes to Prep School: A Conversation
Murder Goes to Prep School: A Conversation About Tana French’s The Secret Place The MillionsFellow Millions staff writer Janet Potter and I enjoy a lot of the same books, and we were both giddy to read The Secret Place, the fifth book in Tana French's ...
Posted on 24 September 2014 | 12:00 am
Resolved Question: What would be a good
Okay, so I'm writing a story and basically, this chick is, like an employee, for the underworld. She's who they go to after they die, before they meet the head honcho. I need a name that means Darkness, Evil or Death. I've tried googling it but I always find names that I can't pronounce or Layla and Adrianne/Adrianna. What are some evil, but pretty, names (& their meanings) that could mean darkness/evil/death/danger, etc, other than Adrianna. Rayven and Layla
Posted on 9 August 2013 | 1:36 pm
Resolved Question: Who are some famous;
Who are some famous; sports players, jazz musicians and film stars of the 1920's
need at least 3 of each.
Posted on 13 October 2012 | 8:38 pm
Resolved Question: Who is hotter than hilary
i have a hard time agreeing with my friends on this one.
Posted on 28 December 2010 | 9:39 am
Resolved Question: Who are some famous
I am going to a costume party and I need to go as someone starting with an N as it's the first letter of my name.
I was thinking of maybe someone from a fairytale or otherwise someone from a movie or tv show?
Posted on 8 June 2010 | 8:18 pm
Resolved Question: What do you think about
I love actresses of the 40s, 50s and 60s, so I've been asking about some of the names recently.
Also, what do you think of Miss Monroe's real name; 'Norma Jean'?
Are there any other vintage actresses names that you like?
X I won't take it offensively if you don't like them.
Posted on 22 January 2010 | 7:01 am