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Blockbuster Movies of the 1970s

By |2018-10-16T15:20:27+00:00October 14th, 2018|Movies|

Jaws was the model for the modern blockbuster by appealing to teenagers, having a relentless advertising campaign, and premiering June 20, 1975, just in time for repeat viewings over summer vacation.  It wasn’t just the number one box office hit of 1975, it was the new all time champ, replacing Gone With the Wind, [...]

Memento

By |2018-07-26T16:31:26+00:00July 24th, 2018|Beyond, Movies|

A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer. The movie travels backward in time like a memory inside a memory. Guy Pearce plays Leonard Shelby who has anterograde amnesia (the inability to form new memories) and is unable to remember anything that happens day-to-day due to an injury he sustained [...]

25 Greatest Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies of All Time

By |2018-07-22T10:06:49+00:00March 26th, 2018|Features, Movies|

Science Fiction brings ideas, hope and escape and we need all three. We seek the future as it seemingly runs from us like a hand reaching out to a flame that is just out of our grasp, but nevertheless we reach out. 1.)    2001: [...]

The Death of Black & White: The End of An Era

By |2018-04-08T14:24:07+00:00March 16th, 2018|Movies|

"Ah no, not this old stuff,” a millennial whines on seeing, even for a second, a black and white film, although, you can hear the same dismay from individuals over forty. However, any photographer, regardless of the medium, will tell you that they would rather work in black and white over color. The modern day film [...]

A Short History of Big Tits in Cinema

By |2018-04-08T14:29:46+00:00March 9th, 2018|Movies|

Women of the jazz era, and in silent films, were always presented as flat chested with no hips.  Thankfully Mae West was the first full figured woman to grace the screen, and in the 30s her biggest rival was Betty Boop. All the 30s had to offer was a cartoon character and a woman in [...]