Archive for Good Movies

John Singleton Movies

Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 4:33 pm

Films Directed by John Singleton John Singleton exploded over Hollywood like an inner-city atomic bomb, specifically one that looked like Ice Cube and talked like Laurence Fishburne. His debut film, Boyz n the Hood made him the youngest person even nominated for a Best Director Oscar, as well as the first African-American to earn such [...]

George Lucas Movies

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Films from George Lucas George Lucas movies have made the bearded geek a billionaire in spite of himself. While he’s turned out some of the most iconic films in motion picture history, he’s also proven himself to be maddeningly inconsistent. The same guy who wrote the scripts for Star Wars and Indiana Jones also managed [...]

Good Labor Day Movies

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 5:52 pm

Films to Watch on Labor Day Labor Day is observed on the first Monday of September, and its impact on Americans can be measured in a number of different ways. For many, it’s a day to relax and maybe throw a party. For others, it’s time to enjoy the kickoff of the NFL and NCAA [...]

10 Entertaining History Movies

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 11:30 am

Great Historical Movies History movies provide plenty of opportunities to learn, not to mention sweeping romance and violence galore. The films listed below are among my favorites, as they cover a wide range of historical events that impacted multiple nations. So if you’re looking to be entertained and educated at the same time, give these [...]

Hard to Find, Rare, & Collectible DVDs, Blu-rays, Films, and Movies

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:32 am

I’ve never been too keen on collectible DVDs or hard to find Blu-rays, but I have a friend who’s nuts about the subject. He spends several hours each week scanning the Internet for out-of-print movies that are sure to increase in value over the coming years. And when he’s not doing that, he’s lurking on [...]

Movies about Terrorism – Films with Terrorists

Friday, June 3, 2011 at 7:44 am

The definition of terrorism is wide ranging, with one study finding more than 100 different interpretations around the globe. In most cases, however, it refers to violent acts designed to advance a specific political, religious, or ideological goal. Movies about terrorism are equally murky, with thinly-veiled pieces of propaganda often listed alongside more thoughtful (and realistic) [...]

Movies Based on Books

Friday, June 3, 2011 at 12:01 am

Films Adapted from Novels There are more movies based on books than you might imagine, and this article is devoted to ten that I believe to be worth your time. Whether you’re interested in vampires, unruly and sometimes murderous schoolchildren, or mountain men, our list should have something for you. To purchase any of the [...]

10 Good Ron Howard Movies

Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Films Directed by Ron Howard Ron Howard has directed Oscar-winning films and starred in such pop culture icons as Happy Days and The Andy Griffith Show, but let’s get one thing clear: younger brother Clint Howard is the real talent in the family. In fact, the only reason Clint hasn’t captured Oscar gold is that [...]

Movies with Jennifer Aniston

Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 12:01 am

Films Starring Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston gained national exposure by playing Rachel Green on TV’s Friends from 1994 until 2004 (turning down a role on Saturday Night Live in the process). Since then, she’s influenced hairstyles, married Brad Pitt, divorced Brad Pitt, and launched a successful film career. Our focus is on the latter, delivering [...]

Movies in the 1920s

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Films Made from 1920 to 1929 The 1920s gave us the National Prohibition Act, the Great Depression, the emergence of jazz, and the rise of communism. Known as the Roaring Twenties, the period also saw motion pictures come into their own, and by the beginning of the ’30s it was an artistic force to be [...]