Stealing Heaven: A Valuable Gem

Many movies are made that tell stories from history.  Think Queen Margot and Schindler’s List.  Many of these movies get wide release and much attention.  Many win Academy and Emmy awards.  In 1988, the late Simon MacCorkindale and his beautiful[…] Read More

Little Women: Movie Review by Brandy Isadora

Since its publication in 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, remains one of the most read novels for young readers. The book, which is loosely based on Alcott’s life, shows the coming of age of four sisters: Meg, Jo (who[…] Read More

Freaks: Movie Review

When Freaks was originally released in 1932, the movie was banned and director Tod Browning’s career was irreparably destroyed. MGM initially considered Myrna Loy as Cleopatra and Jean Harlow as Venus, but in the end the studio chose less high[…] Read More

Janice Rule: When Janice Ruled

Actually Janice didn’t rule.  She should have ruled.  She could have ruled.  She had the beauty and talent to make her one of the most successful actresses of her time.  She also had a certain chutzpah or spunk that could[…] Read More

Heaven Can Wait: Movie Review

Director Ernst Lubitsch’s 1943 comedy Heaven Can Wait is a witty and, at times, surreal film starring Don Ameche and Gene Tierney. I’ll note now that the 1978 Heaven Can Wait with Warren Beatty is not a remake of Lubitsch’s[…] Read More

The Best Years of Our Lives: Movie Review

When The Best Years of Our Lives was released in 1946, the movie became one of the highest grossing American films and it won a total of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The movie could not have come at[…] Read More

Metropolis: Movie Review

If I were to make a list of films that accurately reflect the current social climate, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis would certainly be on that list. Released in 1927, the movie explores the gap between the extremely wealthy and the working[…] Read More

Introducing Brandy Isadora, FFF Movie Posters’ Classic Film Reviewer

Classic films and the iconic actors and actresses who brought them to life are as popular today as they were in their day, when their posters graced the marquees. Turner Classic Movies and American Movie Classics are just two of[…] Read More

Gardner McKay: His Adventures In Paradise

Have you ever felt like you were on the wrong path?  That you were working in a field that wasn’t right for you or meant for you?  Gardner McKay was quoted for saying “He had felt like he opened an[…] Read More

From Godzilla to Perry Mason: The Triumph of Raymond Burr

Godzilla, the original movie, debuted in 1954 and it became one of my all-time favorite movies. Raymond Burr, as the reporter and narrator, did a great job and his voice helped carry this movie to success. In the 1940’s, Raymond[…] Read More