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Daily Archives: May 28, 2017

“I put my glass on the table, sat down facing it, and complained: This damned burg’s getting me. If I don’t get away soon I’ll be going blood simple like the natives… I’ve arranged a killing or two in my time, when they were necessary. But this is the first time I’ve ever got the fever. It’s this damned burg…. Read more »

28 May 2017 | Features, Other Lists

It all started with a superhero in search of a paramour. During the preproduction phase of 2002’s “Spider-Man,” director Sam Raimi was looking for someone to play Mary Jane Watson, the copper-haired aspiring actress whose toughness and compassion make her the love of her knight in shining spandex’s life. It wasn’t going well, co-producer Grant Curtis later wrote in his… Read more »

28 May 2017 | Features, Other Lists

When one makes a subject a vocation or merely an avocation, there is a danger that the individual may start feel that they pretty much know all there is to know about said subject. That danger seems to happen to those who love, study, and work in or with the film world to any great degree. It’s so easy look… Read more »

28 May 2017 | Features, Other Lists