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A Brief History On October 27, 2017 the new major motion picture, Goodbye Christopher Robin, will make its premier at theaters across the United States, bringing humanity and realism to the beloved characters associated with Winnie-the-Pooh, the characters created by author A.A. Milne based on his real life son and his son’s beloved plush animals, characters and children’s books that have become the most cherished of all children’s stories.  We had the privilege of previewing this excellent movie before release, and will try to avoid spoilers as we describe the film. Digging Deeper As the title of the British produced…

A Brief History On April 23, 1953, Shane premiered in New York City at Radio City Music Hall.  This American Technicolor Western film from Paramount Pictures is noted for its landscape cinematography, editing, performances, and contributions to the genre. The picture was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer. Its Oscar-winning cinematography was by Loyal Griggs. Shane stars Alan Ladd and Jean Arthur in the last feature (and only color) film of her career. The film also stars Van Heflin and features Brandon deWilde, Jack Palance, Emile Meyer, Elisha Cook Jr., and Ben Johnson. Digging Deeper You can rent or buy this film on YouTube below: If you liked this article and would like to…

A Brief History On October 20, 2017, the eye popping new disaster film from the people (Jerry Bruckheimer) that brought us Flashdance, Top Gun, Armageddon, The Rock, Beverly Hills Cop, National Treasure, and Pirates of the Caribbean, will open tonight across the US.  With a pedigree of such popular films, you would expect Geostorm to be seriously entertaining eye candy, and it is! Digging Deeper We got the opportunity to watch a pre-screening of the film, a movie that was actually shot in 2016 and had several scenes re-filmed because of negative reaction to the original print.  The reworking of…

A Brief History On October 18, 2017, in honor of the month that brings us Halloween, perhaps the greatest of all holidays, we list our 10 favorite horror themed television series that are airing this month, some of which may have finished their season in October and others that are just starting.  (See our list, 10 Greatest Sci-Fi and Horror Television Shows from October 2.) Digging Deeper 1. Channel Zero, SyFy. Another anthology series, this one has a unique approach where the “season” is only 6 episodes long.  Currently in its 2nd season (ending October 25, 2017) a 3rd season will…

A Brief History Crime comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland to see Suburbicon before it opens in theaters on October 27, 2017. Digging Deeper Suburbicon is a peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns…the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) must navigate the town’s dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad…

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