Archive for September, 2010

Film Noir Femme Fatales

Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 6:42 pm

It’s time to salute some of the greatest film noir femme fatales in the history of cinema. Whether they’re speaking in a husky voice, wielding a pistol, or convincing an amorous dupe to break the law, these sultry vixens have provided decades worth of gentle eroticism and cautionary tales. For those who are unfamiliar with […]

Sad Movie Scenes

Friday, September 17, 2010 at 4:31 pm

I have a love/hate relationship with sad movie scenes. On one hand, I love a well-crafted tearjerker and the emotions it can bring bubbling to the surface. On the other hand, there’s all the unmanly crying, weeping, and wailing. I really hate that part, especially if there’s anyone else in the room. While some of […]

Best Movie Soundtracks Ever

Friday, September 17, 2010 at 10:33 am

So what are the best movie soundtracks ever? Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friends. In the following article, I proudly present my selections for the best overall movie soundtracks ever committed to vinyl or CD. From gritty urban funk to swirling classical pomposity, this list will present hours of aural entertainment in […]

Famous Film Directors

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 11:14 am

If you’re serious about cinema, this list of famous film directors should serve as a guide the next time you’re ready to stock your Netflix queue. For fans of motion pictures, the men listed below are, at the very least, household names. They’ve won Oscars, influenced future filmmakers, and turned out consistently high-quality products. Along […]

10 Good Mob Movies

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 1:05 pm

If you’ve ever fantasized about “whacking” a potential witness or operating a Tommy Gun, then this list of 10 good mob movies should be right up your alley. There’s long been a fascination with mobsters in the movies, largely because they flaunt the rules of society and seem willing to issue a beatdown at the […]

Good Scary Movies to Rent

Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 3:53 pm

If you like your movies with an extra helping of horror, then be sure to take a look at this list of good scary movies to rent. There’s something here to please fans of every horrifying sub-genre, from little girls puking up pea soup to lethal flying silver orbs. If you can weather all of […]

Coolest Movies of All Time

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 9:27 am

The coolest movies of all time are certainly subject to debate. Ask a hundred people their opinion on the matter, and you’re likely to receive the same amount of differing responses. Never one to back away from controversy, I decided to put together my own list of the coolest movies ever made. From vigilante cops […]

Best Films to Rent

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 5:46 pm

If you’re looking for some of the best films to rent, you can stop your search right here. The following list is dedicated entirely to good movie rentals, with selections ranging from the 1950s to just a few years ago. While hardly meant as comprehensive, it should provide you with a few weeks (or few […]

Angela of The Hollywood Revue – Critical Juncture

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 8:12 am

Each week we present a segment known as Critical Juncture. In it, we discuss cinema with either a film blogger or a movie critic, submitting the same list of questions every week so our readers can compare and contrast the answers of each participant. Our guest this week is Angela, the creator of a blog […]

Good Classical Music Movies

Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 9:49 pm

September is Classical Music Month in the United States, so let’s celebrate by taking a look at some good classical music movies. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not my favorite musical genre, due in large part to the fact that I can’t keep up with all the song titles. “Yankee Rose” is […]