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  • Interesting Movie Starring Lauren Bacall and Herbert Lom

    12/08/2019 10:23:18 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 36 replies
    YouTube, The Rank Organization ^ | 7 October 1959 | Patrick Ford, Will Price
    This is a movie about the history of India and the events that led up to the splitting off of Pakistan from India in 1947. In it, British Army Captain Scott is tasked to rescue a Hindu child-prince from a "Muslim uprising" and convey him to safety at the Governor's residence in Haserabad (it is not clear whether "Haserabad" is a real place, or a renamed version of "Hyderabad). They journey across the "North West Frontier," which is territory in what is now Pakistan, into India, which is more firmly controlled by the British. This journey takes place by means...
  • Hallmark Execs Say Channel Working To Fix Lack of Gay Christmas Movies

    12/06/2019 12:13:15 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 121 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 12/06/19 | Stephen Kokx
    News that the Hallmark Channel is looking to add LGBT-friendly movies to its lineup is yet another stab in the back for conservative Christians, many of whom are still reeling from Chick-fil-A’s recent betrayal of traditional family values.According to The Wrap, executives at Hallmark’s parent company, Crown Media Family Networks, admitted the network is seeking to air more stories focused on LGBT characters.“We are continuing to expand our diversity,” Michelle Vicary, Crown Media’s executive vice president of programming, told TheWrap for a story published last week. “We are looking at pitches for LGBTQ movies“Like the industry, there is a lot of work to...
  • Rocketman: Vatican funded explicit film of Elton Johns life

    12/05/2019 3:03:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    The Times ^ | December 5, 2019 | Tom Kingtom
    Rocketman: Vatican funded explicit film of Elton Johns life The biographical film about Sir Elton John, which contains a gay sex scene, was partly financed by an investment fund backed by the Vatican, an Italian newspaper has reported.The use of money donated by Roman Catholics to help to fund Rocketman emerged during a Vatican inquiry into where the cash, which is officially used for good works, has been invested.Researchers were looking into the Vatican secretariat of states backing of Centurion Global Fund, the Malta-based company that invested 1 million in the films production, Corriere della Sera reported
  • The next Chick-fil-A? Hallmark Channel CEO signals openness to gay Christmas films

    12/03/2019 2:27:31 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 88 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3rd December 2019 | December 3rd
    While many are still reeling from recent revelations that Chick-fil-A has opportunistically traded the Christian principles upon which it was founded for woke, pro-LGBT social justice causes, the head of the Hallmark Channel famous for its family-friendly Christmas movies indicated that Hallmark will likely begin to produce holiday films which include gay characters and themes. This year, Hallmark's legendary Countdown to Christmas will feature two dozen new, original movies produced by the channel. They will be shown 24 hours a day during the weeks leading up to Christmas. Bill Abbott, CEO of Hallmark parent Crown Media Family Networks (CMFN), said...
  • Why Charlies Angels Flopped

    11/24/2019 7:04:49 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 134 replies
    WFB ^ | 22 Nov 2019 | John Podhoretz
    You may not have noticed, but movies no longer open on Fridays; almost all major releases begin their runs in theaters with a 7 p.m. showing on Thursday. (Until the late 1970s, by the way, most movies opened on Wednesdays, for no good reason other than that they had always opened on Wednesdays.) This meant that Sony Pictures knew by the time midnight rolled around on November 14, only five hours after its first showings, that they had a monumental turkey on their hands with the new version of Charlies Angels. Nobody went to see it on Thursday night, and...
  • FILM REVIEW: 5 Things You Should Know about A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    11/24/2019 8:04:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    CROSS WALK ^ | 11/23/2019 | Michael Foust
    Lloyd Vogel a is hard-nosed magazine reporter who makes the movers and shakers of the world flee.He asks the tough questions that undercover corruption. He finds out what the politicians and the businessmen are reallydoing behind closed doors. In other words, hes the type of journalist no one wants to talk to.But then Vogel is given a nightmare assignment interviewing Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers Neighborhood fame.You hired me as an investigative journalist. I dont do puff pieces, he tells his editor at Esquire.His editor, though, wont relent.I think this could help you, Lloyd, she says, referencing his view...
  • Eastwoods Richard Jewell is a Jewel of a Film, a Grand Flourish for the 90 Years Young Director

    11/23/2019 12:52:42 PM PST · by conservative98 · 115 replies
    SHOWBIZ 411 ^ | - November 22, 2019 4:39 pm | Roger Friedman
    A friend of mine called this morning whod seen Clint Eastwoods Richard Jewell last night in Hollywood. She knew I was seeing it this morning in New York. Its going to upset your apple cart of an Oscar list, she said. She was right. Eastwood, at 90, has made a jewel of a film in Richard Jewell, a real masterclass in filmmaking. Eastwood will have to be nominated for Best Director. The screenplay and music (by Arturo Sandoval) will have to be nominated. And the actors, the actors now roll right into the top 5 in their respective categories. Paul...
  • RICHARD JEWELL PAINTS PRESS AS RECKLESS, CORRUPT, IMMORAL

    11/23/2019 4:02:46 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 28 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 21 Nov 2019 | Christian Toto
    Timing is everything for living legend Clint Eastwood. The actor/director served up American Sniper after Hollywood stopped firing cinematic shots at the U.S. Military. The results? Sniper earned $350 million at the U.S. box office. Two years later Eastwood directed Sully, just when movie goers craved a true American hero story. That movie hauled in $125 million domestically. He may have topped himself with Richard Jewell. The film, out Dec. 13, recalls how the FBI and media unfairly painted the portly security guard as the main suspect in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. The blast killed one and injured 111...
  • Frozen 2s Storyline About Reparations, Explained

    11/23/2019 6:20:35 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 6 replies
    Slate ^ | November 21, 2019 | Inkoo Kang
    When Anna discovers that her royal ancestors, just like probably every royal ancestor ever, committed brutalities against their neighbors, the newly radicalized princess decides to destroy the dam to make things right with the tribeeven though it means flooding Arendelle.
  • Charlies Angels (2019) Review: Man-Hating Woketards Kill Another Franchise

    11/16/2019 6:48:18 PM PST · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/15/2019 | John Nolte
    The Woketards have destroyed the Charlies Angels franchise, just like they did Ghostbusters, Terminator, and Men in Black. We now have four lucrative franchises that were originally created to appeal to everyone men, women, young, old Then the strident feminists goosestepped in, took over, and abused their power to exclude men, demean men, humiliate and mock men. And each time, the result is the same: box office catastrophe, the death of a golden goose franchise. Based on a dismal opening night, and the fact that at the first screening of Charlies Angels in my local theater I was the...
  • Ford v Ferrari Jumps To $30M As Charlies Angels Is Kicked Out Of Heaven With $8M+ Start

    11/16/2019 11:11:35 AM PST · by Drew68 · 64 replies
    Deadline ^ | 11/16/2019 | Anthony D'Allesandro
    Wave a flag for original movies at the box office, as Disneys release of 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainments Ford v. Ferrari is racing to a $30M win after a $11M Friday (including $2.1M Thursday previews). That buried Sonys franchise reboot of Elizabeth Bankss Charlies Angels, which dropped well below $12M-$14M expectations with a $8.2M debut in 3rd place. James Mangolds Ford v. Ferrari gets an A+ CinemaScore, and 4 1/2 stars and a 68% definite recommend on PostTrak. With a boost like that, its a great blast off for FvF in a fierce awards season and Thanksgiving holiday, which is...
  • How Charlies Angels Fell From Grace At The Box Office With An $8M+ Opening

    11/16/2019 9:18:49 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 169 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 16, 2019 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    In the wake of Terminator: Dark Fates failure at the B.O., and Paramounts recent decision to make Beverly Cops 4 for Netflix, we have the further breakdown of cinema IP in Sonys Charlies Angels reboot, which is tanking with a God-awful $8.2M opening, 3 Stars on Screen Engine-Comscores PostTrak, and a B+ Cinemascore. The Elizabeth Banks-directed-written and produced pic is also opening in 27 offshore markets, China being one where its also bombing, with a $6M two-day take in second place behind local title Somewhere Winter ($8.8M). All of this is primed to further spur a WTF reaction and anxiety...
  • Disney+ Warns Users of Movies With "Outdated Cultural Depictions"

    11/14/2019 5:46:51 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Bay News 9 ^ | 11/13/19 | Ashley Carter
    NATIONWIDE – Disney recently launched its new streaming service Disney+ in the U.S. Disney+ launched on TuesdayWarnings have been added to some older moviesMany include "outdated cultural depictions" And while many are talking about all the new shows and movies they can watch, others are taking a closer look at the company's classic offerings.Disney's classic movies like Dumbo, Lady and the Tramp, The Aristocats, Peter Pan and The Jungle Book now come with disclaimers, warning users of "outdated cultural depictions."The disclaimer is included in the plot description for the films. It reads: "This program is presented as originally created. It may...
  • Midway 2019 #1 at the Box Office!

    11/11/2019 10:47:29 AM PST · by Calif Conservative · 161 replies
    Box Office Mojo ^ | 11-10-2019 | Box Office Mojo
    Heading into the weekend we were anticipating a top ten that would deliver around $110 million, as it turns out the top ten currently falls just short of a combined $100 million as Lionsgate's Midway delivered a surprise #1 finish, topping WB's Doctor Sleep, which slipped to second and well below expectations. [...] At the top of the weekend box office is Lionsgate's Midway, finishing ahead of expectations with an estimated $17.5 million from 3,242 locations. The film also scored an "A" CinemaScore from opening day audiences and should expect a strong performance over Veteran's Day tomorrow that should push...
  • Saw the Midway Movie yesterday...

    11/10/2019 5:56:14 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 96 replies
    10 Nov 2019 | US Navy Vet
    Very will done and presented. Was kind of disappointed the they didn't cover the Sinking of the USS Yorktown very much. Didn't really demonize any side (US OR Japanese) just showed Military Men doing their jobs. All in all at great movie. Really showed what war is really like.
  • Just saw the movie Midway - Awesome movie !!

    11/08/2019 10:58:08 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 90 replies
    Nov 8, 2019
    Imagine, you know someone who doesnt know anything about WW2, and you had to explain how the US was attacked at Pearl Harbor, the significance of Doolittles raid, the odds the US was up against the Japanese, how Intel helped us win the battle of Midway, and just how crazy, non-politically correct, and determined the Greatest Generation was - all in 2 hours. Thats the movie Midway in a nutshell.
  • Delta responds to backlash over in-flight film censorship of 'homosexual content'

    11/02/2019 11:51:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/02/2019 | Gerren Keith Gaynor
    Delta Air Lines will show unedited versions of Booksmart and Rocketman in its in-flight film offerings after critics called out the airline for censoring sexuality, including same-sex love, in previously deleted scenes. The company said in a statement Thursday that it did not ask for any homosexual content to be removed from the films. We value our in-flight entertainment options as a means to reflect the diversity of the world, the company said. We are reviewing the processes of our third-party editing vendors to ensure that they are aligned with our values of diversity and inclusion. The issue of censorship...
  • Gene Tierney, the ethereal movie star (film clips set to Liebestraum, by Franz Liszt)

    11/01/2019 6:55:48 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/9/2012 | Monique Classique
    Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed as a great beauty, Tierney was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the film Laura (1944), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Ellen Berent Harland in Leave Her to Heaven (1945). Tierney's other roles include Martha Strable Van Cleve in Heaven Can Wait (1943), Isabel Bradley Maturin in The Razor's Edge (1946), Lucy Muir in The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Ann Sutton in Whirlpool (1949), Maggie Carleton McNulty...
  • Scenes from "Just Imagine" [1930 Sci-Fi film set in 1980]

    11/01/2019 6:43:49 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/20/2015 | antaresrichard
    Just Imagine is a 1930 science fiction musical-comedy film, directed by David Butler. The film is known for its art direction and special effects in its portrayal of New York City in an imagined 1980. Just Imagine stars El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick and Marjorie White. The film starts with a preamble showing life in 1880, where the people believed themselves the "last word in speed". It switches to 1930, with the streets crowded with automobiles and lined with electric lights and telephone wires. It then switches to 1980, where the tenement houses have morphed into 250-story buildings,...
  • Horror Express (1972)

    10/30/2019 9:46:53 AM PDT · by NRx · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 02-25-2018 | Classic Movies Memories
    Classic horror film from the early 1970's starring the late Sir Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Telly Savalas. My contribution to the seasonal celebrations. Enjoy.