A look at arguably the greatest year in Hollywood history.
A Western is a Western is a
Place or time it's still a Western
Acolytes at the Alter of Oz
The timeless masterpiece is
examined in all the glory of its Technicolor magic. Details of the
box edition included.
What actor would you vote whose screen
persona best exemplified the fabric of the president of the United
States? Check act Acting Presidential for a look at the many
actors who have coveted The Oval Office.
The American Film Institute presents 400 films to select a best
A larger than life
screen presence brought joy to audiences for six decades. Anthony
Quinn had a rare zest for life that was invested in many of his
roles. Long live his memory. Click on the image for a look at his
Any Day Danny Kaye
The daffy world of Danny Kaye includes some classic Hollywood
A line-up of lean-lipped actresses who marched through Hollywood
in a high heeled goose step armed with razor sharp dialogue.
compendium of bitches on DVD from Bette Davis to Sharon
Stone can be seen slithering around on DVD.
Blonde Bimbos of the Big
Screen goddesses of yesteryear
Take a look at the collection of body parts Hollywood uses
on film, severed and otherwise.
An interview with WAMO's DVD Compressionist Jim Babinski
Steven Culp extracts the essence of
Robert F. Kennedy in Roger Donaldson's outstanding feature Thirteen
Days. Culp recently shared insights on the performance and
his career with Films on Disc.
Director Walks the Wire
Balanced by an armor of
movie lore and filmmaking daring, director John Herzfeld (15
Minutes and 2 Days in the Valley) is comfortable
walking the high wire. Check out this interview by Stu
Too many great titles are absent from DVD.
DVDMIA OSCAR© WINNERS.
There are plenty of Best Picture Academy Award© winners currently
available on DVD, but that's not the whole picture. Click on the
image for another view.
Epic Images of Kurosawa
Four great epic films of
Japanese director Akira Kurosawa are examined in
Exquisite Muse of Zhang
China's premiere director and its most beautiful star
Fastballs in Japan
A fact and fiction mix of insights into baseball as played by
Americans in Japan.
Astaire, Kelly, Rogers all trip the light fantastic during
Hollywood's golden era.
Hail, Hail, the Gangs in
Gang movies in Hollywood provide sparkling movie viewing
The art of the heist film and the directors who made them.
Hollywood Nose Pix
Is North by Northwest Hollywood's definitive exploration of
the nose? From schnozzles to beezeers, film mavens make the most
of the foremost.
Hollywood on the Sidelines
The coach is the center of attraction in these movies, pacing the
sidelines and driving his players to new heights.
John Ford: Interview with a
It's an interview with the legendary director made possible
Kim Aubry: Transferring
American Zoetrope's Technical Director talks about bringing the
studios product out in the best light. Click on the image for the
Made for Second Billing
The B movie, conceived in
poverty and dedicated to the proposition of double features in
movie theaters often rose above its limited artistic origins.
Click on the B for more.
Man of the West
Screen legend Gary
Cooper won two Academy Awards© as Best Actor during a career
that included 114 Hollywood films. Click on his image for a bio
and poster images.
Meals on Reels
Spread your table with an array of movies dishing out food in
varied glory and disgust. Check out some of these gems that
provide shimmering food images. Click on the image for more.
Michael Curtiz: Directed Passion.
From The Adventures of Robin Hood to Casablanca, director
Michael Curtiz made movies that delighted audiences.
Movie Mags on the Net
Movie magazine have made a full-scale invasion of the Net and
online users are getting big benefits. Boutique publications are
competing with the big boys presenting a wealth of movie
Movie Rage: Death in the
Everyone knows what it feels like to get angry at the movies these
days. Here's a humorous but not so delightful view of big screen
Noir and Noir Again
Film Noir made a resurgence with the release of Lawrence Kasdan's
1985 Body Heat. Check out some of these neo noirs.
Billy Wilder left movie
lovers a legacy of cinematic treasure. From defining Film Noir to
outrageous comedy, writer/director Wilder delivered the goods with
Oscar's® Formula One
Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have a
soft spot reserved for peers taking on the battle of the bottle.
Click on the bottle to learn more about the magic of Oscar®
Passing the Celluloid Baton
Sharing movie experiences from generation to generation is a
Puttin on the Ritz
A cavalcade of musical remakes on laser
Redeeming the Writer: A Chat with Frank
The director of The Shawshank Redemption talks about his career
Robert A. Harris: Tilting at
Interview with Hollywood's preeminent film preservationist
Join the editor and his family on a trip through Roman movie
The distinctive voices of screen actors and actresses make the
Severe Jump-Cut Disorder
The author suffers through a cinematic intrusion of daily
Spencer on Baseball
Excerpts from the 1972
interview of an American baseball player in Japan.
The madcap work of Preston Sturges was a comic film cocktail mixed
by a master bartender.
Thorough a Lens,
Flicks about Hollywood make fascinating material, but the
establishment isn't always totally forthcoming. Click on the
Hollywood montage for a look at some of the best Hollywood films
about the movie-making business.
Turner Turns on the Heat
Kathleen Turner's may have burst on the scene firing sex from both
barrels, but the actress has shown a rare versatility between sex
goddess and comic diva.
Vietnam: The Hollywood
The movie industries treatment of Vietnam.
Watching Movies or Watching
Don't lose sight of why you bought that DVD in the first place.