10 Things Robin Williams Has Taught Me. (R.I.P.)

R.I.P. to one of the true modern Hollywood legends, Mr. Robin Williams. Robin Williams wasn’t just an actor, he was a true comedic artist that inspired an entire generation. He was brilliant in his long career cut short by this tragedy, but his memory still remains. For the millions of people who didn’t know Mr. Williams…

R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

It’s been two days since Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment, from an apparent heroine overdose, and many of his fans still feel the pain of loosing a true screen legend (if not feel even worst). I am one of those fans. Throughout Hoffman’s career in…

R.I.P. Peter O’Toole

Film legend, Peter O’Toole, died yesterday from longtime health problems after one year of announcing his retirement from acting, he was 81. O’Toole was a familiar face in cinema, and rests in heaven as one of our gone “GREATS”. He made a splash in film history with 1962 as the title role of the Best Picture winning “Lawrence…

R.I.P Eleanor Parker

Three time Best Actress Oscar nominee Eleanor Parker died Monday, due to complications from pneumonia. She was 91. This is an unfortunate lost, as Parker is one of the most underrated classic movie actresses of all time. She is most popularly known playing the Baroness Schieder in 1965’s “The Sound of Music”. Which she was superb in. When I…

R.I.P Paul Walker

Shocking news this morning, actor Paul Walker dies in a car accident during a charity event. He was 40. My favourite Paul Walker movie memory would definitely have to be in 1998’s “Pleasantville”. Walker played Skip Martin, Witherspoon’s temporary love interest in Gary Ross’ visionary masterpiece. Skip Martin was an interesting character to see Walker play, being that…

Coca-Cola in the Movies: Retracing Happiness on Film

Because of the Coca-Cola event I just went to, I got inspired to trace back “Coca-Cola” in the movies. This beloved brand has been as part of my life as it has been in movie history. Go through this short list of movie stills and see if you can spot the Coke can, bottle, poster,…

Gene Kelly: The Dancing Cavalier

If you haven’t heard of “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952) or its movie star Gene Kelly, then you’re missing half of your life. Fact. Gene Kelly defines a certain era of Hollywood song and dance men with his all around acting, dancing, directing, producing and choreographing. He was the only musical man that did all…

The Great Leo: A Tribute to Leonardo DiCaprio

With the release of “The Great Gatsby” and the upcoming “The Woolf of Wall Street” with Martin Scorsese this year, Leonardo DiCaprio has two very highly anticipated movies of 2013 under his wing as the leading man. But this movie star has known the pressure of being in “some of the biggest movies ever made”…

THE Nicole Kidman: A Tribute

I’m not going to pretend that I’ve seen all of Nicole Kidman’s movies in her long prolific career. As a film fan, I’m actually ashamed that I haven’t seen one of her most praised works in 1995’s “To Die For” and also her early movies with ex-husband Tom Cruise. But if there’s something I can…