Category: Film

Grand Budapest Hotel

Grand Budapest Hotel

March 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Grand Budapest hotel by director Wes Anderson, lived up exactly to be zany trailer it was represented by. To me the film echoed with Monty Python, Stanley Kubrick and Scooby-doo. The cast has a few cameos led by Bill Murray,  Harvey Keitel  an uneventful unneeded, Owen Wilson. Ralph Fiennes is a delightful pleasure in his absurd role […]

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Classic Films at the Gateway Theater

Classic Films at the Gateway Theater

September 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The Classic Film Festival at the Classic Gateway Theater has returned. Maltese Falcon, On The Waterfront, Dr. Zhivago, these are just a few of the classic movies playing at the oldest theater in Fort Lauderdale, The Classic Gateway Theater. This is the Gateway’s second annual Classic Film Festival. From August 30 until September 26, 16 […]

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Bringing Up Baby Screwball Comedy At It’s Best

Bringing Up Baby Screwball Comedy At It’s Best

August 23, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Bringing Up Baby, the classic boy meets girl, girl likes boy, boy’s getting married to someone else, girl has a leopard, girl’s dog buries boys’ dinosaur’s bone, boy dresses in ladies clothes and the rest is film history. If that description doesn’t peak your interest lets make it better.  Add Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn […]

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Swede Fest Palm Beach 2013 Recap

Swede Fest Palm Beach 2013 Recap

July 30, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Swede Fest Palm Beach 2013 is over and all that’s left is the memories of all those bad films, I mean Sweded films. This years Swede Fest Palm Beach had some stellar entrants.  From The Exorcist, Twister,  Ghost and Goodfellas to this years winner, Back to the Future.  The sold out event at the Borland […]

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High Noon Simply a Classic Film

High Noon Simply a Classic Film

July 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

High Noon – the definition of a classic film. You don’t need to like westerns to appreciate High Noon.  This multi-Oscar winning drama is about relationships.  Sometimes you see a film that is considered great or classic and watch and wonder what everyone is thinking. (2001) This is not one of them. I saw this […]

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B Movie Training Camp – Swede Fest

B Movie Training Camp – Swede Fest

July 23, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

B Movies made by the masses. “A Swede is a no-budget, laughably bad remake of a hit Hollywood film” that is what Swede Fest 2013 Palm Beach calls it.  Bad movies by good people.  I love that tag line. There are Swede Fest’s across the globe.  I attended the inaugural Swede Fest Palm Beach in […]

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Hi this is Robert De Niro and on the those long days on the set with Marty Scorsese I’m glad i wear Depends.

Hi this is Robert De Niro and on the those long days on the set with Marty Scorsese I’m glad i wear Depends.

June 27, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

When Did De Niro Jump the Shark? Robert De Niro what happened?  The Godfather 2, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, these 3 films are all in IMDB best 50 movies of all-time.  Throw in Goodfellas, Bang the Drum Slowly, Deer Hunter, and one of my favorites, Mean Streets, and it is an amazing body of work-then…. […]

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Cary Grant’s Brush with Serial Killers in Arsenic and Old Lace

Cary Grant’s Brush with Serial Killers in Arsenic and Old Lace

June 10, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

  Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old Lace, slapstick comedy at it’s pure zaniest.   Arsenic and Old Lace was based on a hit Broadway show and sat on a shelf for 2 years until the Broadway show ended.  Frank Capra directed such notable films like, It’s a Wonderful Life, and It Happened One Night.  This […]

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Who Takes A Road Trip 550 Miles To See A Movie?  This Guy.

Who Takes A Road Trip 550 Miles To See A Movie? This Guy.

June 7, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

What makes the Tampa Theatre worth a 550 mile road trip? The Tampa Theatre is one of the best places to see a film in the United States. I’ve told everyone that since I took a road trip across Florida to see the tinted version of Lon Chaney’s Phantom of The Opera (1925) about 10 […]

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What Is The Best Movie in 3D of All-time?  The Three Stooges?

What Is The Best Movie in 3D of All-time? The Three Stooges?

May 28, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Can you believe the best 3d movie ever made is 60 years old, and was made by the Three Stooges. 3d movies have made a huge resurgence in the last 10 years.  You sit through coming attractions in a movie theater and 4 of the 7 trailers are for 3d movies.  Every major studio is […]

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