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Essential Tony Curtis

In the 1950s and 60s, Tony Curtis was one of the best-looking actors decorating the Hollywood landscape, and he knew it, but Tony did take his acting career seriously. He...

Birdman: 2014 Best Picture

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony were held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 22, 2015, honoring the best films of 2014. The Best Picture Oscar went to “Birdman...

Far From the Madding Crowd Films

Thomas Hardy’s classic novel “Far from the Madding Crowd” has once again been made into a film. Hardy fans know there are two prior versions. The 1967 film won 2...

AFI Top 100 Films Facts and Trivia

Recently, they had a Final Jeopardy question and the category title was “The AFI’s 100 Greatest Films” when a much better title would have been just “1940s Film Favorites”. (If...

AFI Top 100 Films by Year

This is the AFI Top 100 Films by year, not rank, based upon the AFI’s 2007 update which eliminated a number of films from the original 1998 list. Years with...

Bela Lugosi and Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek often imitates Bela Lugosi’s Dracula on Jeopardy. He even used a Lugosi voice to say both Frankenstein and Dracula on the December 8th show, when they came up...

TCM Auction includes Cowardly Lion Costume

… and the original piano from Casablanca that Sam played “As Time Goes By” on. These are just two highlights of the classic movie memorabilia Bonhams is auctioning off at...