Archive for May, 2010

Dennis Hopper Quotes – R.I.P., Man

Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 6:31 pm

Sad news out of Hollywood, as the legendary Dennis Hopper has passed away at the age of 74. An important figure in the cinematic counter-culture movement, Hopper would find success in film, television, and the world of art, although battles with drug addiction plagued him for two decades. Married five times, he’s survived by four […]

Cheap Blu-ray Movies

Friday, May 28, 2010 at 9:53 am

If you’re looking for cheap Blu-ray movies, Amazon is the place to visit. They’re running a special on Blu-ray movies right now, with 82 being offered for under $9.99. So for less than what you spend on a night out at the movies, you can own a Blu-ray disc to watch as many times as you want. Plus, […]

Shaun Huhn – Movie Critic Interviews

Friday, May 28, 2010 at 9:32 am

We love to interview film critics and bloggers, which is why the segment known as Critical Juncture was created. Not only will you get to read the thoughts of some of the brightest minds in the business, but you’ll also be exposed to motion pictures you’ve never heard of. This week’s guest is Shaun Huhn, […]

Declan Burke (Professional Writer) – Movies and the Masses

Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 5:09 pm

This week on Movies and the Masses, we’re honored to welcome aboard professional writer Declan Burke. He’s an Irish freelance arts journalist covering film, books and theatre. He is also the author of three novels: Eightball Boogie (2003), The Big O (2007) and Crime Always Pays (2009). He lives in Wicklow with his wife Aileen […]

Good Memorial Day Movies

Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Observed the last Monday of each May, Memorial Day is a U.S. holiday honoring the men and women who’ve died in military service. Since it’s right around the corner, I’ve put together this list of good Memorial Day movies. Just be warned: all of these films feature either the death of the lead character, or, […]

Good Christian Movies

Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 9:36 am

Good Christian movies aren’t always easy to find, and those of quality are especially rare. That’s why I’ve put together this list for devout moviegoers, with all of the films listed below either dealing directly with events in the Bible or teaching important moral lessons. Grown-ups will find plenty to keep them entertained, but younger […]

2010 Indy 500 – Racing Movie Links

Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:23 am

The 94th annual Indianapolis 500 race will be taking place Sunday, May 30th, at 1pm on ABC. Considered one the three major motorsports events, the Indy 500 draws an average attendance of 400,000, with millions more watching around the world. Jack Nicholson will be the honorary starter this year, and Jewel will attempt to sing […]

10 Vampire Novels That Deserve a Movie

Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 12:41 am

I recently read that Blood Oath, a novel about a vampire secret agent who’s protected the U.S. presidents for the past 140 years, has been fast-tracked for the big screen. That got me to thinking about 10 vampire novels that deserve a movie, and so this list was born. The quality of writing varies wildly […]

Worst Movie Titles

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 5:50 pm

The worst movie titles manage to confuse and often repel potential customers, resulting in poor box office receipts and diminished careers. I’ve scoured my memory (and the Internet) in order to make this list, but feel free to chime in if you can think of any titles I’ve overlooked. Not coincidentally, most of the films on […]

A Star Is Born Remake – Choose Your Cast!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm

It’s been over 30 years since the last A Star Is Born remake, so you can bet that Hollywood is feeling the itch to turn out another one. Always a favorite with the industry crowd, the 1954 version with Judy Garland was recently chosen to kick off the first annual Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. […]