Category Archives: Movies

Monday Open Thread | Barbara Streisand Week

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is Barbara Streisand. Enjoy your week. Wiki:   Barbara Joan Streisand (known professionally as Barbra Streisand (pronounced /ˈstraɪsænd/), born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. During a career … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, Watchable Villain in ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 69 By DAVE ITZKOFF and KATIE ROGERS JAN. 14, 2016 Alan Rickman, the accomplished British stage actor who brought an erudite dignity to film roles like Hans Gruber, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: Robert Stigwood

Not everyone involved in the Arts is in front of the camera. There are those behind the scenes that work to bring that talent to the world. Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees Manager and Film Producer, Dead at 81 Impresario also … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: David Bowie

How David Bowie Inspired—and Was Inspired by—Black Artists The iconic singer, who died of cancer Sunday, embraced the work of black artists and was an advocate for diversity in the entertainment industry. BY: MIKOL L. CLARKE AND ADRIAN LOVING Posted: … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Memorable Teen Movies: House Party

House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid ‘n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou, and B-Fine from Full Force, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Memorable Teen Movies: Grease

Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures.[2] It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs’ 1971 musical of the same name about two lovers in a 1950s high … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Memorable Teen Movies: American Graffitti

American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips and Wolfman Jack. Suzanne … Continue reading

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