About Movie Treasures Rediscovered

We think there’s room to explore films worth remembering that may have gradually slipped by the wayside.

~ Movie Treasures Rediscovered

All About Movie Treasures Rediscovered

If you’ve gotten this far you’re probably wondering what we do here. Surely there are enough blogs about Hollywood, celebrities and classic films right? How could we possibly need more?

We thought that too. See, as a lifelong cinema fans, we’ve loved learning about all the nuts and bolts of what went in to making a particular film. And the internet is a treasure trove of information. But over time we have gradually discovered an under served part of film history online. That of the picture lost to time.

For example, we are huge fans of Humphrey Bogart’s films. And if we want to explore movies like Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen or The Treasure of the Sierra Madre there’s a load of information to be studied and discovered. But what of The Barefoot Contessa, Sabrina or We’re No Angels? Interesting films all though information about the making of each is somewhat scarce by comparison with Bogart’s best loved classics.

You see what we mean? We think there’s room to explore films worth remembering that may have gradually slipped by the wayside. Every few days, we’ll delve into the details of one such picture, and the subject and content will be completely at our discretion. Should you find this kind of film examination interesting, we invite you to join us for the ride.

Our Staff of Writers – Who We Are

JaceSon P. Barrus has loved the intersection of film appreciation and writing for much of his life. A one-time journalism major in college, he briefly enjoyed writing film reviews for his college newspaper The Utah Statesman before deciding to pursue a different career path. As the founder of Movie Treasures Rediscovered, JaceSon is satisfying a lifelong passion for film appreciation.

Favorite Film Actors: Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Viola Davis, Grace Kelly, Saoirse Ronan, Paul Giamatti, Daniel Day-Lewis, John Malkovich, Mahershala Ali, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Philip Seymour Hoffman
25 Favorite Films: Casablanca, It’s A Wonderful Life, Vertigo, The Age of Innocence, Dangerous Liaisons, Coco, Sideways, Bullets Over Broadway, Get Out, Pollyanna, A Soldier’s Story, Silverado, Miller’s Crossing, School of Rock, She’s Having A Baby, Pride & Prejudice, Enchanted April, Defending Your Life, No Country For Old Men, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Groundhog Day, A River Runs Through It, Some Like It Hot, North by Northwest, Stalag 17


Danny Macchietto has been an avid film buff for over 35 years. Previously he has written for John Garcia’s The Column Newsletter, among other non-profit organizations and The Stephenville Empire Tribune. Over the years, he has led several various film discussion groups and enjoys being a volunteer as the film programmer for an independent senior living community. He strives to see as many films on the big screen as possible.

Favorite Directors: Paul Thomas Anderson, David O’ Russell, Martin Scorsese.
Favorite Films: Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, Boogie Nights, Silver Linings Playbook.


Paul Gibbs is a an independent filmmaker and film enthusiast has been passionate about cinema since he was 7 years old and saw Raiders of the Lost Ark for the first time. In college he hosted a movie review television series called “Slicc Fliccs”, and he has written reviews for thebeardedtrio.com . He currently writes reviews for slcnerd.com . His short films, including Steve From Accounting Vs. The Shadow Dwellers have screened in various film festivals across the United States.

Favorite Directors Include: Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Redford, Joel and Ethan Coen, David Lean, Christopher Nolan, Greta Gerwig, Martin Scorsese, Michael Curtiz, John Ford, Peter Weir
Favorites Films Include: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler’s List, Lawrence of Arabia, The Dark Knight Trilogy,  Jurassic Park, The Fugitive, The Shawshank Redemption, Rear Window, Toy Story, Apollo 13, Back to the Future, Casablanca, Lincoln


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