Category Archives: Movies

Cartoon of the Day: Bulldozing the Bull

Bulldozing the Bull 1938 Directed by Dave Fleischer Available on: Popeye the Sailor Volume 2 A few years ago, I tried to watch and blog about a different classic animated short each day.  Eventually, it became hard to keep up, … Continue reading

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The Greatest Opening Credits: Catch Me If You Can

This sequence perfectly brings together images and music. The animation is reminiscent of a graphic style that was used in some movie posters of the time this movie is set in. Then there’s John Williams’ music, which set the mood … Continue reading

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Bing!

I think I’ve mentioned before that “Groundhog Day” is a favorite movie of mine. Not only is it a great movie, but it was filmed in my wife’s hometown of Woodstock, IL. The movie was filming there when we first … Continue reading

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The Greatest Opening Credits: Watchmen

A recent film to have a great credit sequence is “Watchmen,” Zack Snyder’s adaptation of the classic graphic novel. There was way too much material for the filmmakers to include in the movie version. It was inevitable that many things … Continue reading

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The Greatest Opening Credits: Superman

It would be cool if there was an Academy Award for the best credit sequence of the year! Some filmmakers really go all out on the credit sequence…and then there’s Woody Allen (black screen, white letters, same font, every movie, … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back 50’s Style

If tomorrow were the 60th anniversary of “The Empire Strikes Back” instead of the 30th, it might have looked something like this…

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Warner Archive – DVD’s on Demand

It’s always fun to discover movies that have been forgotten.  Going back through the nearly 100 years of  moviemaking, there are thousands of movies that have all but vanished from the public eye.  These aren’t lost films like “London After … Continue reading

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