You might be asking yourself — who is this guy? He looks familiar. That’s because he has like a million credit on IMDb.com. I was watching an episode of From the Earth to the Moon on DVD the other day and he had quite a substantial role — and he was great. His name […]
Possessed (1947) A married woman’s passion for a former love drives her mad. Cast: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks Dir: Curtis Bernhardt BW-108 mins, TV-PG. 10:30 AM EST. TCM
This brief description doesn’t do the film justice… Joan Crawford still suffers from the hatchet job that was Mommie Dearest. The […]
After the scandal of the CRU e-mail revelations and the IPCC lies (and vice versa) many wondered if the high priest of the global-warming alarmist movement had permanently retired to his electrified compound to curse, moan, and count his carbon-offset millions.
Alas, we’re not done with Al Gore, yet. If the former […]
Boys in a Pasture by Winslow Homer
This is not a new story, but it’s new on Snopes, where I saw it. (It took them over six months to check this out.)
It appears some bitter clingers—you know, typical white people—in Idaho requested a military flyover at their “God & Country” festival, at which “new military recruits [are] inducted and all military […]
(* my new 3D series: Wankette’s Worth Watching)
PBS, those marketing geniuses, decided to break up Masterpiece Theatre into three “pieces”: Classic, Contemporary, and (adding the previously separate collection to the mix) Mystery!
Classics continues its season tonight with a remake of John Buchan’s The 39 Steps (yes, the same one Hitchcock did). It got […]
It seems the Ghost Whisperer likes to have jewels glued to her special place.
“What’s that?!?” you say.
David Bellavia visits a theme I have discussed here once or twice. The real heroes this nation produces and how we never hear of them or celebrate their stories.
This is the story of Melvin Brown
…PFC Brown was nineteen-years old in 1950. Rosy cheeks and bright eyes. From my assessment of his pictures […]
Ben-Hur (1959) While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ. Cast: Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins. Dir: William Wyler. C-222 mins, TV-PG. 8:00 PM EST. TCM
One area where Wanks and I will always disagree is on which Ben Hur is the best. And while I agree the Roman […]