Movies, Film, Cinema and Motion Pictures

Different words to describe a remarkable sensory experience. The viewing experience has changed as the movie theater is no longer needed. Cable and the internet have made the movie theater unnecessary, or at least not required. The Saturday matinee or date night no longer are confined to “going out.” Prior to the Pandemic, the traditional … More Movies, Film, Cinema and Motion Pictures

Johnny Depp?

The question mark is about his career. His personal life is, well, all over the tabloids. That’s not my focus here. Johnny Depp the actor was hotter than hot: big salaries and top of the list projects. Then his career sprung a leak and it now resembles the Titanic. Somewhere around the time of the … More Johnny Depp?

Mel Gibson is Back

The Lethal Weapon star never really went away, although after some well-publicized personal issues, he lowered his profile and studios distanced themselves, at least temporarily. Between a domestic issue, bitter custody fight, drunk driving arrest and an ugly anti-sematic rant, Gibson had a difficult several years. Those things would have buried most people, but in … More Mel Gibson is Back

Left Field

In popular lore, left field is a region that is removed from the mainstream. To be “out of left field” is not exactly a compliment. According to journalist and speechwriter William Safire: Where in the heavens or on earth is ”left field”? How did that area on the baseball field become the metaphoric epitome of … More Left Field

Belushi (2020)

John Belushi was a complicated person; then again, he wasn’t. His rise to fame was staggering, but short- circuited by raging inner demons that fed off his success. Belushi had an insatiable appetite for all things good and bad. The facts about his life are well-known, so Belushi adds context and personalizes the man behind … More Belushi (2020)