Next, MTR will take a closer look at the 1958 western that starred Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston and Jean Simmons in The Big Country. Everything about the epic western is big including the name. Come back next week to read all about it.
Like most movie lovers, I have a few that I refer to as guilty pleasures. These are the films I return to again and again just for fun even though, in some cases, I know the movie isn’t really that good and that it just appeals to me. So, while I do number the 1988Continue reading “Without A Clue – A Sherlock Holmes Story Turned On Its Head”
Next from MTR we’ll be offering one of our guilty pleasures for rediscovery – the 1988 comedy Without A Clue starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley. This picture fits perfectly into our plans to highlight films that have fallen into obscurity. Join us next week for a fun look at this very funny film.
It’s been 17 years since Matchstick Men played the big screen and though it has fallen somewhat into obscurity, I still return to it on occasion longing for the thrill of being tricked again. What is it about a movie with a twist? In Matchstick Men, the good guys never saw it coming. Do youContinue reading “Matchstick Men – Nicolas Cage And The Art Of The Con”
Our next submission for Rediscovery from MTR will be 2003’s Matchstick Men starring Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell and Alison Lohman. Join us the week of January 4th, 2021 for Five Reasons why this thriller directed by Ridley Scott deserves another look.
Mixed Nuts boasts an impressive cast that even now, 26 years later, looks like an all-star lineup of screen legends. Steve Martin was in the midst of a run of middling Box Office successes when he made Mixed Nuts with Nora Ephron in 1994. Featuring established stars including Martin, Rita Wilson, Madeline Kahn, Garry Shandling,Continue reading “Mixed Nuts – Steve Martin Leads A Cast For The Ages”
Ginger Rogers! But instead of her longtime co-star Fred Astaire, a bouncing baby boy. Ginger Rogers wasn’t sure that the script for Bachelor Mother was going to make a very good movie. See, she had just wrapped filming her ninth picture alongside her beloved co-star Fred Astaire (a real snoozer called The Story of VernonContinue reading “Bachelor Mother – Ginger Rogers Says Who Needs Fred Astaire?”
After our look at Bachelor Mother we’ll jump forward to 1994 for a dive into Mixed Nuts with an all-star ensemble cast headed up by Steve Martin.
“I think there’s room to explore films worth remembering that may have gradually slipped by the wayside.”
Next week we’ll bring you our first post from Movie Treasures Rediscovered with Bachelor Mother starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven and Charles Coburn. It’s a fun 1939 film from RKO Pictures set during the busy holiday season.