Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, is a movie with the richest colors, the brightest melodies, and the most vivid illustrations.
Sleeping Beauty is a must for a Disney fan. Most unforgettable character: The witch Maleficent. Compared to her, Dracula’s daughter was a social worker.
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy TV series, reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
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.
This story is about the father of rock 'n' roll music. In a decade of American history condemned for its small-mindedness, blandness and apathy, Chuck Berry set the spark. Chuck Berry kindled the flame.
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.
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.
Ulcers bothering? Try Silly Putty by Glenn Williams Well, sir, I'm here to tell you that in the past couple of days I've had more fun than the o... Click to read more...
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.
For six years, the NBC series St Elsewhere literally set the standard for network programming, offering a consistently high level of realistic writing, ensemble acting, narrative experimentation and outrageous humor.
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!
The Jimi Hendrix Experience was too much for the ushers who have managed to confine spectators to their seats during the summer series of rock concerts in the Hollywood Bowl. Hendrix heads one of the best trios in rock music, a trio dominated by his screaming guitar and dry husky voice.
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...
The first 'children's liberation' album, 'Free To Be... You And Me' - featuring stars like Marlo Thomas, Mel Brooks, Harry Belafonte, Alan Alda, Diana Ross and Shirley Jones - was catchy, upbeat, and like nothing else, and by 1976, had sold half a million copies.
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.
Here's a look at the newest SF on TV, including Babylon 5, seaQuest, Highlander, Star Trek: The Next Generation, X Files, Time Trax and others.
'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.
For the new comedy series that debuted in 1969, Sherwood Schwartz created the character of Mike Brady, the father of three boys. Next, he brought to life the very feminine Carol, mother of three girls. All together, they comprise 'The Brady Bunch.'
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.
Bambi is pure Disney, with all that means to lovers of the world of fun, beauty and imagination which Disney has made his own.
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 th... Click to read more...
To say Bruce Springsteen is a singer would be like saying Roberto Clemente was a baseball player.
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 ... Click to read more...
Mel Brooks' Spaceballs may not be quite in the league of Blazing Saddles, it is sharp enough to make it clear that Brooks is back in fine form.
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.
A 17-year-old, bored high school youth teams up with a zonked out inventor to fly a DeLorean car back in time. That’s the original, charming concept of Back to the Future, the latest pleasantry on the summer fantasy trail.