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Daily Archives: July 26, 2014

Comedy is a very popular genre of film. When we go to the movies, we want to laugh as well as cry. Thus, within this plethora of films, some gems can go unnoticed – or forgotten. Here is a list of films that you may not have heard of. A few on this list always been “sleepers”; but most were… Read more »

26 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists

Once in a while, a film comes along that affects the viewer on a deep and emotional level, while it can also leave others completely cold. The 1971 Hal Ashby film “Harold And Maude” is one of those ‘crazy diamonds’. The original black comedy about suicide, it is, in fact, an incredibly positive, joyous and life affirming film. Described as… Read more »

26 July 2014 | Features, Reviews

There will never be another like Marilyn Monroe. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson in 1926, Marilyn started her career modelling, followed with tiny, often not speaking parts, in films for 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures. But it wasn’t until her appearance in John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle in 1950 for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that people started to take note of her. Her… Read more »

26 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists