Elvis Presley Movies

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The King was a very popular, well-loved artist who left us much too soon.  He is probably best remembered for his many hit songs, but he also was featured in over 30 movies made successful by his fans.  In fact, a producer was known to say that an Elvis Presley film was “the only sure […]

Clint Eastwood At The Box Office

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What’s your favorite movie starring Clint Eastwood? Clint starred in many, many movies over his long career.  He stopped acting in other people’s movies and devoted himself to directing his own films in later years. Clint had a number of big box office successes. Listed below are ten of this actor’s most popular movies, based […]

True Grit A John Wayne Original Tops The Remake

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Which do you prefer?  Most people have their own opinion on which release of “True Grit”  was the better movie.  The original “True Grit” starring John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn or the new version starring Jeff Bridges in that same role. My vote goes to the John Wayne original.  The part of Rooster has been […]

Friday The 13th: The Classic First Movie

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Whenever the words “Friday the 13th” are spoken, people around the world instantly think of the highly recognizable image of Jason Voorhees. This indiscriminate, machete wielding killing machine is the face of the long-running Friday the 13th series, but a lot of people, including the fictional character of Casey from the movie Scream, tend to […]

The Legacy of Freddy Krueger

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The mere mention of the name Freddy Krueger instantly brings to mind how much of an impact the original A Nightmare on Elm Street had on my childhood, along with how much that impact is still felt today. I was eight years old when the first film was released on VHS, and I already had […]

Michael Myers: The Boogeyman

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When the character of Laurie Stode asks Dr. Sam Loomis at the end of the first “Halloween” film if the horror she had just faced was the boogeyman, he responds with “As a matter of fact, it was.” The thing that is so terrifyingly effective about the character of Michael Myers in the original film […]

The Sound of Music: A Beautiful Musical

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The Sound of Music burst on the movie screen in 1965 starring Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp.  It was a beautiful musical film based on the stage play of the same name with songs written by the legendary Rogers and Hammerstein. Before Maria left the convent to come and […]

Gone With The Wind, A Historical Film

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In 1936 Margaret Mitchell wrote the award winning novel “Gone With The Wind”.   The story is a white Southern point of view of the American Civil War and the period thereafter.   The book was made into a movie of the same name in 1939 starring Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett […]