The revenge drama is an old and timelessly popular story form. Today we’re going to look at a subgenre of the revenge movie—the revenge drama in which the avenging angel is a woman.Read More
Despite an acting career spanning over 70 films, not to mention a varied background of vaudeville, radio, and a bit of Broadway, can you believe he never won an Oscar? Sure, he was nominated for several BAFTAs, Golden Globes, but only a couple of Academy Awards.Read More
Years before Spike Lee and Melvin Peebles featured themes like racial inequality and terrifying facts about the whimsical lives of Black Americans, a young black porter broke the cinematic barrier. The name of this unorthodox influencer was Oscar Micheaux, who turned out to be a pioneer in gaining freedom of speech. Micheaux is known as the “father of Black cinema.”Read More
Dolly Parton is one of those people who immediately is defined by the word SPUNKY! She is celebrating her birthday on January 19th so, in her honor, I thought it would be fun to check out some of her movies.
Of course, she’s not just about movies. Dolly is a singer-songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist. She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999 and has composed over 3,000 songs. Dolly is an eight-time GRAMMY winner and will be honored next month at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute. She is also one of only a few people to have received at least one nomination from the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards.Read More
“Quirky,” “meticulous,” “whimsical” – all words that are continuously used to describe the works of filmmaker Wes Anderson. His films have attracted the attention of critics, fans, and an impressive collection of actors. Among Anderson’s more familiar faces are Bill Murray, who has collaborated with Anderson on eight films, Owen Wilson (seven films), and Jason Schwartzman (six).
The true star of Anderson’s films are the stylized sets and costumes, in meticulous and colorful combinations. The characters are well-developed, often with amazing backstories and unusual personalities.Read More