Cinema has always been the 'working class' theater'. Cinema did not kill the theater. Cinema did not kill the Opera, The Ballet, nor the Symphony. It killed Vaudeville, yes, Vaudeville. From the French 'voix de ville', voice of the city, vaudeville grew out of saloons and showcased singers, burlesque dancers, comedians, minstrel, freak shows, and later the invention that would lead...
Recently, we asked Ed Poole of LearnAboutMoviePosters.com about the seemingly growing trend of "Character Posters" and how long they've been around. We mean, of course, the trend of releasing multiple posters at the same time with a different character on each one. You can see countless recent examples of these including The Hobbit, The Avengers, and even the Peanuts movie. Mr. Poole was kind enough to answer and...
A humorous and sometimes candid look into the thoughts of Harrison Ford. The interviewer Chris Heath does a brilliant job interviewing a man who's notorious for saying very little. https://www.gq.com/story/harrison-ford-gq-cover-story-2017?mbid=synd_digg
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I was 14 when I first saw The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. VHS was still relatively new and the Film mentioned had yet to be released, Wizard Video would release it a few months later. I've heard of it of course since it was always playing in some theater or drive-in around my home for the past eight years. Having...
In this era of over bloated blockbusters and reboots of reboots its good to go back and reflect on what cinema once was - When motion pictures were black and white, but subjects and morals were layered in many shades of gray. This gray area is where writer producer Val Lewton thrived. Val Lewton was born in the Ukraine in...