Airplane! uses disaster movie conventions as platforms to interject humor at every turn. Like a streamlined club act, it’s all over before the welcome gets worn. Stars Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hayes. Also: See the Airplane movie trailer!
NYC 1938: The dramatic entertainment most widely discussed for the past four weeks has been Walt Disney’s first full-length movie, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’
America’s highest-paid film star in the 1930s was a Swedish-born woman we know as Greta Garbo. A legend during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Garbo was one of the most popular actresses of the silent film era, as well as very successful in the early talking films.
Willy’s Chocolate Factory is for all “With his wavy orange mane and glazed fish-green eyes, Gene Wilder conveys a beguiling look of incipient madness. In
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to have lived a century ago, or to have wandered the streets of a much younger Manhattan, you will be amazed by this footage from New York in 1911!
“Safety Last!” was one of the best-known movies of the silent film era — not only because people found it hilarious, but also because of the iconic image of the Harold Lloyd, dangling off the edge of a building — his grip on a clock hand the only thing keeping him from falling.
Adrian Lyne’s ‘Flashdance’ widens the eyes. Equal pans of shamelessness, brainlessness, and perverse energy have been scrambled into a movie that’s laughable, preposterous and truly awful.
Catchphrases have a way of enlivening our lives. Catchphrases become code words for some not-so-secret organization of people whom the catch-phrases have hooked.
In the cautious movie business where everyone is looking for sure-fire hits, “Grease” is one of the surest. lt cashes in on two fads — nostalgia and John Travolta.
‘The Sound of Music,’ thanks to superior handling and affectionate care, has made the tricky transition from stage to screen with all its virtues intact. If anything, there is an extra glow of magic to this operetta in its movie offspring.
Walt Disney’s ready to spring his latest full-length animated movie, Cinderella, on the world. And the face-lifting it got in Hollywood may have the original author rattling in his grave.
The Year Without a Santa Claus: When old Santa takes a year off Have you been told. Did you ever hear, Of that curious, furious
Seven new Christmas songs in Rudolph fantasy “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the shy little buck who emerges as a hero after being humiliated by his
Alice had her Wonderland. Dorothy found her Oz. And Charlie — in 1971 — has his chocolate factory.
Look! Up in the sky! It’s The Last Starfighter’s Lance Guest! Picture yourself playing your favorite video game then suddenly watching it come to life
These tongue-in-cheek ads, presenting child star Shirley Temple as a fashionable Hollywood screen siren with lots of cash, were a humorous way to introduce the 6-year-old girl’s new film, “Baby Take a Bow.”
So this is Hollywood! (1922) It they hadn’t improved on the 1890 model bathing suit, Mack Sennet wouldn’t be where he is today. But if
I married a Hollywood movie star. Everyone called it an ideal match. Yet, I ended up learning the true and — perhaps shocking — reason why celebrities get divorced.
Not too long ago, Joan Crawford was merely a dancing girl with ornamental legs. Recent pictures prove that she is acquiring a vivid and distinctive quality in her acting.
The Wizard is here to delight the kids Oldsters, too, should enjoy Dorothy’s adventures with the scarecrow, Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion in the Wondrous Land
Modernism reigns in house situated at ‘The Crossroads’ Promptly at 7 tomorrow night, the doors of the new Orinda Theater will swing open for the
Movie review: Carousel “Carousel” is CinemaScope’s “answer” to Todd-AO and its “Oklahoma!” — and, on the strength of the rough cut we caught, a pretty
What sets ‘Star Wars’ apart from its predecessors are the special effects (some 365 separate shots) and the extraordinary richness of Lucas’ imagination.
How does Michelle Phillips see herself? ‘Well, I’m likable, charming, 5’7”, I’m very good-natured and I’m clean.’
In “Young Frankenstein” Mel Brooks does for the horror movie what he did earlier for the Western in “Blazing Saddles.” The result is a very, very funny movie.