December 18, 2014
After making “The Great Dictator” in 1939 with his own money, Charlie Chaplin faced a major problem. No Hollywood studio was willing to release his film because it greatly lampooned not only Hitler, but Mussolini as well. They had two fears. One was business. Throughout the 30s, studios were very careful not to make films that were critical of Hitler or the Nazi party so as not to disrupt the lucrative German film market.
December 17, 2014
To all of you who are longing to be home for Christmas, this article is dedicated. I wish you the best in this holiday season. Have a great one.
November 26, 2014
From all of us, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. I hope you all have a wonderful and safe holiday season.
October 31, 2014
Actually Halloween is one of the oldest holidays still celebrated. As I said its origins can be traced back to the Celtics almost 2000 years ago. The Druids regarded November 1 as New Year’s Day. It was known as Samhain, (pronounced sow’-en), which literally meant the end of summer. It was a time for celebrating the year’s harvest and for honoring the dead. The Celts believed that all laws of time and space were suspended during this time, allowing spirits to roam the earth and intermingle with the living, so they built raging fires and made offerings to appease these restless spirits.
July 23, 2014
Long time TV and Movie star James Garner passed away at his home in Los Angeles Saturday from natural causes. Best remembered for his TV series “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files” James Garner’s acting career spanned both Television and Motion pictures. Garner had more than 80 movie and TV credits in his 50 year career. […]
July 4, 2014
“America – The Movie” opens this Fourth of July weekend across the country. It is a great way to explore the greatness that is the United States.
June 24, 2014
In a Playboy interview out this month, Gary Oldman puts political correctness to the test and comes out as a Libertarian.
June 13, 2014
Actress, playwright, civil rights activist, journalist, poet, all these and more combined to make Ruby Dee a force to be reckoned with. Born Ruby Ann Wallace in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1922, her family moved to New York’s Harlem when she was a child. She began acting in New York in the 1940’s Her first onscreen […]