Jazz music was the soundtrack of the period of American history affectionally known as the great orgy. This, of course, is more commonly referred to as the roaring 20s or just the 1920s. This period was, up until that point, the most prosperous time in American history. The rich were extravagantly rich and they were extravagantly bored. This boredom was filled with outrageous parties with blasting jazz music and going out on the town to see a movie. The first of these films with sound was 1927′s The Jazz Singer. The musical starring Al Jolson featured six Read the rest of this entry »
These following movies have great actors and interesting story lines as well as some of the best music ever written.
â€œAmadeusâ€ is an intriguing movie told from the point of view of, not of Mozart himself, but of Salieri who was Mozartâ€™s musical and professional rival.
â€œThe Pianistâ€ is a heart-wrenching story of Szpilman, a Jewish pianist who exhibits amazing musical skills while enduring hardships.
In â€œHilary and Jackieâ€ tells of the struggles of Jacqueline Du Pre with multiple sclerosis and other circumstances while becoming a world famous cellist.
â€œThe Red Violinâ€ tells of a wonderfully Read the rest of this entry »
Disney movies are loved by all. People both young and old enjoy a Disney animated film. They are filled with everyone’s favorite characters and have an element of innocence and a great plot line in every film. Disney has released many animated films but some stood out from the others. Here is a list of Disney’s top ten movies of all time.
1. 101 Dalmatians
Great Disney movie with a happy ending.
Magical movie that everyone loves.
6. The Lion King
Great movie. You will laugh, cry and be fully entertained by Read the rest of this entry »
If you are looking for war movies, you have come to the right place because I have made a short list below of the top ten war movies.
1. 300 – This movie is about 300 Spartans who are willing to risk their lives to fight against millions of Persians.
2. Braveheart – Mel Gibson plays the role of Scott. He leads Scotland to fight for their freedom and rights.
3. Kingdom of Heaven – It is about a young man who winds up in Jerusalem during the Crusades’ battle. This is a must-see movie.
4. Enemy At Read the rest of this entry »
Movies take us away and some present “love stories” that we want to see. Remember Scarlett O”Hara and Rhett Butler, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall? These and many other love stories take our breath away and we enjoy watching over and over. Some movie love affairs are based on real life and there are those that come to life when the actors portray them on the big screen even thought they are fiction.
There are classics throughout movie history that keep up coming back again and again to relive their stories. Maybe you Read the rest of this entry »
Great classics only come around so often and if you’ve got DIRECT TV you may be missing reruns. Here are a few of our favorite great films we suggest you look out for on your scrolling channels the next time you’ve got a couple hours to spare.
Ben Hur: The original Roman chase film, Ben Hur is a classic in many ways. It had direction far beyond its time and sets that would put a modern set designer to shame. If you liked 300 or Gladiator, you’ll love this movie.
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Cinema prices these days are outrageous! I can remember back when movies were very cheap to watch and not to mention worthy of ones time. Now these days movies are priced at extremely high sums that are bound to break ones wallet or purse. What ever happened to movies being cheap and affordable instead of costing movie goers an arm and a leg? I remember when an entire family could go to the movies with a mere thirty dollars; twenty for the family and ten for any drinks and condiments. Now it Read the rest of this entry »
This is an interesting question. If you watch a lot of movies, then you already know the answer. Well, let’s rephrase that. If you watch a lot of random movies, then you strongly feel that too many movies are being made.
Back in the day when video stores were all the rage, you could go in there and pick all kinds of movies based on enticing covers and blurbs. Unfortunately, this often led to Read the rest of this entry »
With the recent increase in services that bring the movies straight into our homes, it brings up the question: is the cinema going to stick around?
If we take a look back through the decades we will see a trend that has kept our cinemas up and running: adaptability and ingenuity. The cinema has survived numerous advancements: from color to the release of DVD’s. Like Hollywood, the cinemas keep finding ways to keep us Read the rest of this entry »
Space movies have amazed us and made us laugh. Some of the most significant advances in movie-making technology have been developed for space movies. The top 10 space movies of all time offer us a sense of adventure and fantasy that few other movies can touch.
10) “Star Trek” (2009) – This re-boot of the popular space series is rapidly being considered one of the best space movies ever made. The visual effects are incredible and the acting Read the rest of this entry »