The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part I)

Thinking about what could have been is apparently a great pastime of mine. You may remember that last year I shared a couple of books that I wish would be made into films, including classic and modern “dream casts” for each. Now I’ve gone and cooked up more dream casts, this time with the theme… Read More The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part I)

Historical Context: ‘Who’s Who in Hollywood’ 1954 issue, Part I

Historical Context is a series in which I share excerpts/information from my ever-growing collection of vintage publications. Today’s installment in the series features the 1954 issue of Who’s Who in Hollywood, an annual publication highlighting the biggest stars of the previous year as well as the “stars of tomorrow.” One of the gems of my… Read More Historical Context: ‘Who’s Who in Hollywood’ 1954 issue, Part I

Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2

The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) Dir: Penelope Spheeris Starring: Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman, etc. This is everything you’d expect upon hearing the phrase “’90s remake of The Beverly Hillbillies.” It’s more than a little bit ridiculous and full of corn, but does have a few very funny moments. Bonus points for the… Read More Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2