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Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz are cemented in pop culture lore as the married duo that produced and starred in the huge (we're talking tens of millions of weekly viewers) 1950s television comedy "I Love…
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It spans the multi-talented actress/singer/dancer's illustrious and still thriving career as an EGOT icon, from the well-known public persona to the shoc…
I have some friends who LOVE the notoriously terrible movie The Room, so I took them up on an invitation to come over for their umpteenth watching of the video. After 10 minutes, I waved my arms helpl…
Few things make a book feel fancier than a hard slipcase, so it’s always a treat diving into Ian Nathan’s elegant and thorough tomes on film. Like Terminator Vault and Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker…
The Hollywood film industry seems to be fighting a losing battle against home entertainment. Not only are the big studios running of ideas, movie-wise (the 2017 summer movie season was down almost 15%…
If you're a fan of Tim Burton, you are entirely likely to have a little bit of a crush on Ian Nathan's new book, Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work. This silvery tome with its sleek hardcov…
A few years back, I took a series of tests at the unemployment agency... you know, those kind where you answer like 150 questions about your skills and things you enjoy doing in a job. Well, one of my…
The Ratings Game finds Jersey trucking magnate Vic De Salvo (Danny DeVito) struggling to make it in Hollywood. He has no shortage of money or ideas, but he seems to be lacking some element of class an…
In the day-in-the-life film, Josh Brolin stars as a fictionalized version of real-life Hollywood studio exec Eddie Mannix, who – to protect Capitol Pictures and the reputations of its talent – spends …
There are few things more refreshing than a well-written book. It doesn't really matter how interesting your story is if you lack the ability to tell it in a compelling way. Thankfully, Lisa Jakub is …
There's something strange and final and weirdly satisfying about holding John Hughes: A Life in Film in your hands. The first thing I did when I looked through it was cry. First there's the warm wave …
For anyone with a general interest in film, it's always fascinating to look into the world of major filmmakers. Polity makes this possible with their America Through The Lens series, a collection of b…
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