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Flashback: on 1978's Goin' South

Well, it appears I’m making it a bit of a tradition to cover Jack Nicholson on the occasion of his birthday. Two years ago, I praised six of his magnificent performances(5 Oscar nominations, 6 Golden Globe noms)in honor of his milestone 75th birthday. 997 more words



There are five comedians that I am so fond of that I would go see there movies just because they were in them. They all share the same physique – overweight and unfortunately four out of the five are dead, three at young ages. 873 more words

Movie Review: The Blues Brothers (1980)

Have you ever experienced a situation where there is a movie that a friend, parent, spouse, etc. have seen and they ask you if you have seen it, then you say no and they go all crazy like “Oh my god, you haven’t seen that movie!? 794 more words

Shaq Mimics 'Animal House' Scene, Smashes Brent Barry's Guitar

Brent Barry was sitting there, playing a tune for the ladies on Inside the NBA when Shaq came along, insisted that only classics were allowed on his set, banged out a few Rick Springfield chords, and smashed the guitar. 52 more words


Sweet home Chicago. . .

The other day I caught the last 20 minutes or so of “Cooley High” on a cable channel called Bounce. It’s not on very often, but it is a terrific movie. 537 more words

Reel Quick: The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Starring: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bob Odenkirk, Kyle Chandler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Directed by: James Ponsoldt… 1,497 more words

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Retro Review: The Blues Brothers

At times, John Landis’ classic film featuring beloved Saturday Night Live characters “Joliet” Jake (John Belushi) and Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) feels more like an action movie than a comedic musical. 428 more words

Author: Katie Campbell