Critic and film historian Phil Hall has written a fascinating book, In Search of Lost Films with details about the thousands of movies made from the earliest days of the silent era through the 1940’s that have disappeared through damage or […]
The greatest hat in the history of movies is the one worn by Ingrid Bergman at the end of “Casablanca.” The second greatest hat in the history of movies is the one worn by Bette Davis in “Now Voyager.” Both, […]
Documentarian Joe Forte loved the stories his second cousin told about the golden era of Hollywood — so he decided to interview him on film. Now available On Demand.
As some of the fanboys go nuts over the idea of a remake of “Ghostbusters” with an all-female lead cast, it’s a good time to take another look at the original they consider a classic. At Fando, Kevin B. Lee […]
Slate has a great history of kisses in movies. Here are some of my favorite movie kisses: And here is Diane Keaton talking about the men she’s kissed in the movies and the ones she’d like to kiss!
Check out this great quiz about great movie love quotes! If you beat my score (18), let me know!
I love this tribute to Cary Grant by Michael Caine.
Michael Hiltzik writes in the LA Times: [As many as] 700 titles [are] assumed to be nestled in the vaults of Universal Pictures, which inherited Paramount’s 1930s and 1940s film archive from its forebear MCA, which acquired the collection in […]
It is a lot of fun to see what a couple of Gen Z teenagers have to say about classic films. It turns out that when these two teenage sisters sat down to watch every Best Picture Oscar winner and […]
Karina Longworth is the creator/narrator of the brilliant “You Must Remember This” podcast, which covers Hollywood history. Last season was entirely devoted to a mesmerizing narrative about the Charles Manson murders. The show has now moved to Slate’s Panoply podcast […]