Amazing sights to see! The tornado – Munchkinland – Horse of a Different Color – Startling balloon ascent – Flying monkeys – Trees that talk and throw apples – More, more, more!!! It's all in "The Wizard of Oz."
Silent movies were not part of a primitive style of filmmaking, but an alternate form of storytelling - with artistic triumphs equivalent to or greater than those of the sound films that followed.
If you haven't heard of 'Rocky' or Sylvester Stallone, welcome back from Mars - about the only place where you could not see or hear about this movie about a boxer, and the rags-to-riches story of the guy who wrote it.
With a cast headed by Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, and a script by Aykroyd and Harold Ramis (who helped script 'Animal House'), the 1984 movie 'Ghostbusters' had blockbuster written all over it.
You liked the side action upstairs in the bedroom during the wedding from the book The Godfather? In the movie, you got it. Liked the horse-head bit? You got it. The restaurant caper with the crooked police captain? You got it, you got it.
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have seemingly boundless energy, and that energy is unharnessed in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' - a startling spectacle, starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones.
Another look at the story covered in the Tom Hanks movie, Saving Mr Banks!
Released in the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg's Jaws single-handedly drove more Americans away from the beaches and into the theaters than any storm or other force of nature ever possibly could have.
E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial, with his oversized, glowing heart, has been capturing the fancy of moviegoers since he touched down in earthbound theaters to the tune of about $3 million a day.
How were the Wizard of Oz costumes created for the classic movie, starring Judy Garland? See some of the original sketches of the fairylike, frolicsome and sprightly costumes that were an outstanding feature of this fantasy.
There's a lot of magic and humor practiced in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Written and directed by John Hughes, this energetic and offbeat comedy captures the best feelings about being young.
Technically superior, if overly sentimental, 'Somewhere in Time' stars Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour, and takes viewers back in time to 1912. The movie was shot primarily at Mackinac Island's impeccably genteel Grand Hotel.
Now 29, Spielberg is ready with his encore, an $18 million extravaganza about UFOs and aliens who come to earth in them, called 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind.'
Very probably the choicest role for an actress in many years has fallen to Ali MacGraw, who plays Jenny, the romantic-tragic girl of 'Love Story,' a movie also starring Ryan O'Neal.
If "The Outsiders" looks polished, there's good reason. The movie was made by the practiced hand of Francis Ford Coppola, responding to a petition sent to him by seventh and eighth graders in Fresno, California.
In a spangled vest and elbow-length gloves, black bikini, black opera hose and steep ankle-strap wedgies, Tim Curry as Dr Frank N Furter, makes his grand entrance in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an outrageous camp musical based on the stage hit.
Walt Disney hosted the big party at Grauman's Chinese Theater to introduce everybody to a grand lady, 'Mary Poppins,' a personality and a movie which should be ranked among Hollywood's finest. It certainly is high on Disney’s list of favorites turned out by his studio.
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!
When I was a kid, we had the same desire to loot and pillage and rape as these kids today, we were as savage as kids always are, but at the same time, we knew that our parents and all other grownups were unalterably opposed to it, and we didn't do it.
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 madne... Click to read more...
"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.
A Louisiana boy with the fervor of a music with-the-modern-beat is burning up the radio, television and film industries. He is 21-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis, of Ferriday, Louisiana.
The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.
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.
What were the top movies of 1970? Here's a list of the top ten films released in 1970, ranked by their box office gross earnings in North America. Below this list, you will also find the Academy Award nominees and the year's Oscar winners.
The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.
Alice had her Wonderland. Dorothy found her Oz. And Charlie -- in 1971 -- has his chocolate factory.
Believing there is a great need for wise counsel in this troubled world, Photoplay-Movie Mirror has persuaded Bette Davis, Hollywood's famous advice star, to act as consultant to its readers.
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 ... Click to read more...