As you may have seen, Milos Forman has died. Ultimately, his career is defined by a couple of great movies, followed by a series of solid but not spectacular Hollywood productions. Nothing wrong with
This is the grave of Bruce and Brandon Lee. Bruce Lee was born in 1940 in San Francisco. His actual name was Lee Jun-Fan, but from birth, he was known as Bruce. His father was a well-known Chinese ope
This is the grave of Hal Roach. Born in 1892 in Elmira, New York, he traveled around as a young man and ended up in Hollywood in 1912. He got involved in film and appeared in some silents. Then he got
This is the grave of Hugh Marlowe. Born Hugh Hipple in Philadelphia in 1911, Marlowe moved to California as a young man. He got quite a bit of theater and stage work in the late 30s and into the 40s.
I’ve done a little (ok maybe not so little) vlogcast with Aryeh Cohen Wade over at Culturally Determined on Bloggingheads.tv based on my earlier post about When Its Okay To Dress Like Hitler. &n
The difference between “good” Nazi humor and bad is about who gets to be the butt of the joke. “There can be no poetry after Auschwitz,” said Theodor Adorno. One can only imagi
In tonight’s film, we have Stan Laurel wearing a metric ton of makeup (which he did in all his early films)! A setting in the Arab world! The British Army! It’s gold, I tell you, gold! Fro
Since today has unfortunately been dominated by Americans’ obsession with guns and violence, might as well make tonight’s film perhaps the first gun scene ever placed on film, a demonstrat