Before they were famous they served on the front lines of World War I

Before they were famous they served on the front lines of World War I Sam Mendes’ acclaimed World War I epic “1917” graphically shows how the Great War was indeed hell. And numerous actors and filmmakers were there on the front lines or bravely engaging in dogfights in ...

From Mad Method Actor to Humankind Advocate: One of the Greatest Film Actors of the 20th Century

From Mad Method Actor to Humankind Advocate: One of the Greatest Film Actors of the 20th Century Updated: Following a couple of Julie London Westerns*, Turner Classic Movies will return to its July 2017 Star of the Month presentations. On July 27, Ronald Colman can be seen in five films from his ...

It’s Vincent Price Week in St. Louis! Here Are His Ten Best Films

Born in St. Louis on May 27, 1911, iconic actor Vincent Price retained a special fondness for his place of origin, and that love was reciprocated with Vincentennial, a celebration of his 100th ...

The Top Father's Day Films Ever Made? Here Are Five Dads - Ranging from the Intellectual to the Pathological

'Father of the Bride': Steve Martin and Kimberly Williams. Top Five Father's Day Movies? From giant Gregory Peck to tyrant John Gielgud What would be the Top Five Father's Day movies ever made? Well, ...

Wright Was Earliest Surviving Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner

Teresa Wright: Later years (See preceding post: "Teresa Wright: From Marlon Brando to Matt Damon.") Teresa Wright and Robert Anderson were divorced in 1978. They would remain friends in the ensuing ...

Super-8 Movie Madness Honors Vincent Price October 7th – Here Are His Ten Best Films

We’ll be celebrating the 5th year anniversary of Super-8 Movie Madness at The Way Out Club in St. Louis on Tuesday October 7th with an encore performance of our most popular show. It’s Super-8 Vincent ...

When All Acting Nominees Come From Best Pictures...

If you're an Oscar stats geek, you should check out the new blog 1:37:1 which responded to the recent debate about whether or not the number of Oscar-nominated films is shrinking due to the expanded ...

Military as 'Rock Stars' in Iron Man; Wayne Vietnam War Melo Reviled

’Iron Man’ 2008: The Air Force as ’rock stars’ (See previous post: "The American Military at the Movies: The Pentagon-Hollywood Complex.") Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. are connected to the ...

Check Out the 'Daughter' of Marilyn and Ava: Morphing Montage

Women in Film: Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, and dozens of movie actresses in curious morphing montage A few dozen top international female movie stars, most of them Hollywood celebrities, are seen in ...

Three-Time Academy Award Nominee Turns 91 Today

Eleanor Parker: Palm Springs resident turns 91 today Eleanor Parker turns 91 today. The three-time Oscar nominee (Caged, 1950; Detective Story, 1951; Interrupted Melody, 1955) and Palm Springs ...

The 10 Best Groups Of Films That Got Oscar Noms But No Wins

By Joey Magidson Film Contributor *** Everyone knows the saying “it’s an honor just to be nominated,” right? Well, that’s certainly the case, but there are always times when it just doesn’t seem ...

Who? 5 Fascinating Oscar-Nominated Actresses You Might Know Nothing About

Elizabeth Hartman and Sidney Poitier in A Patch of Blue (1965) Look, I can't help it: The Oscars rule. I care about them. I refuse to stop thinking about them. And if you read snicks' recent Oscar ...

Ronald Colman Movie Schedule: Lost Horizon, Her Night Of Romance, Raffles

Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Lost Horizon Ronald Colman on TCM: Random Harvest, Kiki, A Tale Of Two Cities Schedule (Et) and synopses from the TCM website: 6:00 Am Lucky Partners (1940) Two strangers ...

Ronald Colman on TCM: A Tale Of Two Cities, Kiki, Random Harvest

Ronald Colman, A Tale of Two Cities Ronald Colman is Turner Classic Movies "Summer Under the Stars" performer on Thursday, August 4. One of the finest film actors ever, at ease in both heavy drama and ...

Vincentennial: Witchfinder General and Champagne For Caesar Tonight

Witchfinder General will play at the Vincentennial Vincent Price Film Festival in a 35mm print at 7:00pm tonight, Thursday, May 26th at Brown Hall on the campus of Washington University. Admission is ...

Vincentennial: Champagne For Caesar and Baron Of Arizona Tonight

Champagne For Caesar will play at the Vincentennial Vincent Price Film Festival in a 35mm print at 7:00pm tonight, Tuesday, May 24th at Brown Hall on the campus of Washington University followed by ...

Top Ten Tuesday: The Best of Vincent Price

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom Stockman Born in St. Louis on May 27, 1911, iconic actor Vincent Price retained a special fondness for his place of origin, and that love is now reciprocated ...

What I Watched, What You Watched: Installment #75

I am now five movies away from having seen every single Best Picture winner. It's taken me quite a while, but it's also only half the battle. My goal was to not only watch every Best Picture winner, ...

Greer Garson on TCM: Random Harvest, Adventure, The Singing Nun

Greer Garson, Ronald Colman in Mervyn LeRoy's Random Harvest Greer Garson, one of the most underrated actresses of the studio era, will have her day — and I mean "day" as in morning and afternoon — on ...