Category Archives: Movies / TV

John ‘Wabbit’ Wayne

In 1969 John Wayne appeared on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In as a pink rabbit. His performance got plenty of laughs, but not as much as Sean Connery for his he-man throng outfit in ZARDOZ. The things actors do for their art. Hairy balls alert.

Arnold’s Hamlet

Some movies beg to be made for a star’s public. HAMLET with Arnold Schwatzenegger in the starring role as the Danish Prince. “To be or not to be….(explosion)…Not to be.” To view Arnold’s Hamlet, please go to the following URL

Cassavates’ HUSBANDS

Movies were more than movies in the 1970s. Producers and directors sought to change the audience with films about life rather than escapism. John Cassavetes was the king of American realism and in 1970 released HUSBANDS about three suburban family men waking their dead friend with a Manhattan drinking bout. Upon their return to their […]

The Searchers – Ending Scene

Without a doubt the ending of John Ford’s THE SEARCHERS is one of the best closing scenes in a western movie or any movies when John Wayne bringing his niece home from years of being a Comanche captive. She is free, but Uncle Ethan is haunted by his ghosts. Perfection. To view this scene, please […]

The Whites Of Mayberry

Several years ago Andy Griffith, star of stage and screen, passed away years after Marilyn Monroe with whom he shared the same birthdate. The North Carolina native debuted as a hick comedian from the wrong side of the tracks and Griffith parlayed this success into a film career with critical hits in A FACE IN […]