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Why do Black Stars Matter?

by Grace Barber-Plentie

People have many different methods of self-preservation. For me, one who regularly relies not just on the visual but the aural to keep me going, … 1,238 more words

TV And Film

Wilder and Pryor in Sidney Poitier's STIR CRAZY (1980)

“The real love story was always between Richard and Me.”Gene Wilder

CNN’s Larry King once asked Gene Wilder what was it that worked so well between him and… 1,171 more words

Contemporary Movies

Blackboard Jungle (1955) Richard Brook

The pounding beat of Billy Haley’s Rock Around the Clock as the screen darkens got teens of the day up and dancing in the aisles. Theater owners in various cities throughout the country were nervous. 1,173 more words


Building My Movie Posters Puzzle: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

In late June I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1,111 more words



UPDATE: For some reason, I can’t update the Janet Gaynor post.  I wrote that A Star is Born is getting another remake, and it just was greenlighted… 128 more words

Classic Hollywood

In The Heat Of The Night..

A trip down memory lane is long due and i just thought based on the tensions worldwide at present this film is still so current in content. 176 more words

Cult Movie Essentials: Brother John (1971)

His arrival into town is clouded by unrest at a factory where workers are seeking to unionize. Local authorities wrongly suspect John Kane (Sidney Poitier) to be an outside agitator for the union cause. 288 more words

Cult Movies