November 30, 2011 · 9:50 pm
There have been a lot of movies featuring a lot of politicians. Some ran for president. Some never got that far, as far as we know. Many were on their way. And still other movie politicians didn’t even live in a democracy, and would need to run a campaign of sorts. That’s why I’ve put together these campaign posters for various movie character politicians in their quest for the White House.
EDIT: Probably poor form that I didn’t mention–this is part of the Large Association of Movie Blogs’ wonderful photoshop contests, found here.
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Filed under Humor, Movies
Tagged as Adenoid Hynkel, Emperor Palpatine, Humor, If Movie Characters Ran for President, Jack Stanton, Jefferson Smith, John Blutarsky, John McClane, Movies, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Primary Colors, The Great Dictator
April 13, 2011 · 6:22 am
A few months back, I mentioned my discovery of a book called 1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. At the time, I was at 459 films seen out of the full 1,079 (78 other movies have appeared in updated editions of the book; ergo 1,079 and not 1,001). I’ve managed to tackle a few more since then, hopefully alleviating at least a few occurrences of “HOLY MOSES IN CHOCOLATE UNDERPANTS, YOU’VE NEVER SEEN THAT?!?!” that I hear occasionally. Since the first listing, I’ve seen:
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Filed under Movies, Silent Movies
Tagged as 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, Film, Frenzy, La Roue, Les Vampires, Lon Chaney Sr., Marnie, Movies, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Some Like it Hot, Straw Dogs, The Apartment, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Red Shoes, The Unknown
April 6, 2011 · 6:36 am
When I passed the 100,000 hit marker in November, I honored the event with what became one of my most popular entries- 100 Things I Love About the Movies. As it turns out, my odometer recently rolled over another milestone- the 200,000 hit marker. As logic follows, I’m due for another stroll down 100 Things Avenue. So without further ado, here are 100 More Things I Love About the Movies: Continue reading →
Filed under Foreign Film, French Film, Ingmar Bergman, Japanese Film, Louis Malle, Movies, Silent Movies, Swedish Film
Tagged as 100 Things I Love About Movies, 61*, A Clockwork Orange, A Serious Man, Airplane!, American Beauty, American Movie, Battleship Potemkin, Big Fish, Black Narcissus, Chinatown, Danton, Donnie Brasco, Duel, Fargo, Fatty Arbuckle, Fight Club, Film, Ginger Snaps, Hot Fuzz, Ingmar Bergman, Johnny Dangerously, Kalifornia, La Dolce Vita, Major League, Monsieur Verdoux, Movies, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Peeping Tom, Psycho, Pulp Fiction, Rango, Requiem for a Dream, Reservoir Dogs, Rushmore, Sawdust and Tinsel, Seven Samurai, Silent Movie, Some Like it Hot, Straw Dogs, Sven Nykvist, The Big Lebowski, The Blues Brothers, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Changeling, The Fox and the Hound, The Goonies, The King of Comedy, The Lost Weekend, The Misfits, The Monster Squad, The Pixies, The Seventh Seal, The Shining, The Silence of the Lambs, The Spirit of the Beehive, The Thin Red Line, Thelma Schoonmaker, Tinto Brass, Wall Street