Shimply The Besht: Sean Connery’s Movie Legacy

Shimply The Besht: Sean Connery’s Movie Legacy Well, it’s been a week now and I still haven’t got over it. Even the most chaotic Presidential Election in living memory hasn’t managed to distract me from the pressing melancholy – as absurd as it ...

Wamg Tribute: Original Film 007 Sir Sean Connery Has Died

Wamg Tribute: Original Film 007 Sir Sean Connery Has Died With only a couple of months left, 2020 cruelly claimed yet another silver screen icon. Reuters broke the news this past Sunday: Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom ...

Showbiz History: The Girl From Missouri, The Princess from Genovia

10 random things that happened on this day in showbiz history... 1904 Dolores del Rio born in Mexico. By 1925 she's a star in silent films, Hollywood's first Mexican movie star, but her time in ...

Beautiful Dolores, Princess Anne, Merylish Mamie, and Olympic Jesse

on this day in history as it relates to the movies... Dolores Del Río auditioning for Catwoman. No wait that's not right. Dolores Del Rio in Journey Into Fear (1943)1885 Carlo Montuori, famed ...

Modesty Blaise

Joseph Losey doesn't normally make trendy, lighthearted genre films, and in this SuperSpy epic we find out why -- an impressive production and great music don't compensate for a lack of pace and ...

Mill of the Stone Women (German import)

Mad doctors! Mortiferous maidens! Horrifying hallucinations! A key early Euro-horror and one of the very first in color, this French-Italian production is a medical horrorshow crossed with a folk tale ...

Swing, Tarzan, Swing! Ch.4: Gordon Scott's 'Great Adventure'

As we approach the release of The Legend of Tarzan (2016) we're ogling past screen incarnations of the Lord of the Apes... Though old franchises like Tarzan are sometimes less visually sophisticated ...

The King and Four Queens

Clark Gable is still sufficiently frisky in this late career western to attract four well-chosen frontier women -- who in this case happen to be a quartet of robbers' wives, sitting on a rumored ...

Director John Guillermin Dead At Age 89; "The Towering Inferno" And "King Kong" (1976) Among His Credits

Director John Guillermin has passed away at age 89. The British director was best known for his high profile action films including the 1974 blockbuster "The Towering Inferno" and the 1976 remake of ...