Finding Forrester

Posted on 04/23/2017 08:59:46 AM

Reviewed by Michael LaRocca, http://www.michaeledits.com The existence of a movie — any movie — about the topic of writing is surprising enough. But for it to actually be a good movie? Wow. I taught Advanced English Writing in several universities in China from 2002 through 2006. Showing ...

Hollywood's Non-inclusiveness History

Posted on 01/17/2015 04:10:57 PM

Frankly, I'm tired of the TV media bellowing about the current lack of other-than-white-faces in the line-up of Oscar nominees this year. Irate people in the media and elsewhere are bemoaning the total lack of any people of color or of women in the major award categories for the Oscars. Is this so different ...

"Cake" Is No Walk in the Park Film

Posted on 01/15/2015 08:20:08 AM

Films have always held a special fascination for me and since childhood I've eagerly gone to movie theatres, drive-ins, outdoor showings, rented VHS and now get them via screener DVDs or on my Internet accounts. It's always like opening a Christmas present or discovering those interesting hidden eggs ...

Memories of a Long Island Snake Pit

Posted on 04/27/2014 10:33:11 PM

Film buffs will remember two specific films that dealt with the incredibly brutal treatment of persons with psychiatric disorder who were then committed to state hospitals for treatment. The term “treatment” almost seems out of place when you consider the reality of those supposed places ...

Amazon Prime I Love You But…

Posted on 02/25/2014 05:42:55 PM

Granted, I have been a customer of Amazon for quite a few years now and I can still recall a secretary in an adjacent office asking, “Amazon, is that a gay thing or what?” Curious that she would think that since it was a book and what made it a “gay thing?” Goes to show where ...

Tom Hanks Wants to Play The Flash or Villain in Batman Vs Superman

Posted on 10/17/2013 10:44:02 PM

Tom Hanks has been making the press rounds with his latest motion picture Captain Phillips. Though a two-time Oscar winner, the star has never been given a chance to star in a superhero movie; at least not in a role he wants. During a recent interview, Hanks revealed he would "do anything" to play ...

Pure Costumes Continue to Dominate the Halloween Industry with Superhero Characters

Posted on 08/11/2013 12:18:44 PM

With October just around the corner, many shoppers are already beginning to think about the Halloween season. In fact, it’s not uncommon to peruse the aisles of any local retailer and find fall and Halloween décor on store shelves as early as August. As Halloween draws closer, many consumers ...

25 of the Most Romantic Movie Quotes

Posted on 06/11/2013 10:23:42 AM

In this list, I've tried to gather the most romantic movie lines of all time -- from "Casablanca" to "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to, of course, "The Notebook."   "The Notebook" (2004) “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this ...

Titanic Movie…. Surely this ain’t true definition of love in my opinion!!!!!

Posted on 03/19/2013 10:19:08 PM

100th year anniversary commemorations of the Titanic has just got me reflecting over the titanic movie (originally released in 1997) which for so many years have caused un-told havoc in relationships as more and more girls have asked their partners if they were willing to make the same sacrifice ...

Blog Bits! Bits About This & That – Movie Goods

Posted on 03/12/2013 07:09:04 PM

I love when I stumble across a website and find hidden treasures within the site itself. When I first heard of Movie Goods, I thought they just had movie posters which was great at the time because I was looking for a unique gift for a movie loving friend of mine. While searching through their blowout ...



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