Articles written in 2001

  • December 16th, 2001

    The Top 50 Movie Hits

    Written by Scott

    The current top 50 all time box office champs (as of 12/16/2001).

  • December 9th, 2001

    History Vs. Hollywood

    Written by Eric

    In my opinion movies are a fascinating place to view history. It's all right there in front of you. The battles, the costumes, the settings and all of the inaccuracies.

  • November 25th, 2001

    Opening Weekends

    Written by Scott

    Harry Potter's record breaking opening weekend made me stop and think about an argument that has bounced around Hollywood since they first started tracking box office receipts. Is too much emphasis placed on those opening numbers?

  • October 28th, 2001

    Halloween Triple Feature

    Written by Patrick

    Since Halloween is the perfect occasion for a late night movie-fest, I have compiled a list of six different triple features appropriate for almost any group.

  • October 21st, 2001

    The Views of Hollywood do not necessarily represent....

    Written by Eric

    In my opinion Hollywood has become the most narrow minded place in the world.

  • October 14th, 2001

    On With the Show

    Written by Scott

    Hollywood seems to have forgotten the very adage upon which it was built, "The Show MUST Go On".

  • October 7th, 2001

    Hollywood's Reaction to 9/11

    Written by Eric

    Like the Hollywood of old, I have no doubt that todays entertainers will do there part in attempting to create some bright spots in all the darkness to come.

  • September 23rd, 2001

    All Star Benefit

    Written by Eric

    At the beginning of Friday's 2 hour, nearly every station, telethon Tom Hanks said "We are not heroes..... We are entertainers." In my opinion there was little entertainment to be found on this telethon.

  • August 26th, 2001

    Awarding Stars

    Written by Scott

    Deciding how many stars to give a movie is often the hardest part of reviewing.

  • July 29th, 2001

    Great Romances

    Written by Patrick

    The movies that I would place in a time capsule or in a rocket sent to inform interplanetary intelligence of the human condition.

  • July 22nd, 2001

    Hollywood on Hollywood

    Written by Eric

    In my opinion Hollywood does some of its best work when it turns the camera around and tells stories about itself.

  • July 15th, 2001

    Movie Theater Pet Peeves

    Written by Scott

    There are good movies. There are bad movies. There are so-so movies. But the one constant are the theaters where we watch these movies.

  • June 17th, 2001

    Actors Vs Movie Stars

    Written by Eric

    There are actors and then there are movie stars. They are not the same thing.

  • June 10th, 2001

    Suspension of Disbelief

    Written by Eric

    The biggest mistake a film-maker can make, is to ruin the fantasy for the audience.

  • June 3rd, 2001

    Three Movie Buffs: One Year Anniversary

    Written by Eric, Patrick, Scott

    Our one year anniversary on the web.

  • May 20th, 2001

    What Makes a Movie Great?

    Written by Eric

    There are several factors that make up a movie. They are characterization, plot, acting, dialogue, direction and effects/setting.

  • May 13th, 2001

    The Movie that Almost Was, and Might Still Be...

    Written by Scott

    On May 11th, 2001, the world may have lost the chance for one of the greatest books ever written to be turned into a film. That is the day that Douglas Adams, the author of the five part, Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy, died unexpectedly of a heart attack.

  • April 22nd, 2001

    Barbra Streisand: A Tribute

    Written by Patrick

    In honor of "The Greatest Star's" 59th Birthday April 24th I figured it was the perfect time to write a tribute to the most amazing career in show business history.

  • March 4th, 2001

    Silent Movie Tribute

    Written by Patrick

    The birth of the art form known as The Motion Picture Industry occurred during the closing decade of the 19th century, also called the Gilded Age.

  • February 18th, 2001

    Aging Actresses

    Written by Eric

    Michelle Pfeiffer, as well as many other actresses, have publicly complained of age discrimination in Hollywood.

  • February 11th, 2001

    Julia Roberts: A Tribute

    Written by Patrick

    I am confident that this amazing star will continue to interest and entertain countless people around the world.

  • February 4th, 2001

    The Missing Genre, is it a Fantasy?

    Written by Scott

    So, will there ever be a Classic Fantasy Movie?

  • January 21st, 2001

    Cary Grant: A Tribute

    Written by Patrick

    The epitome of sophistication, charm and dashing good looks, Cary Grant was also one of the screen's funniest men as well as an underrated dramatic actor.

  • January 14th, 2001

    The Nuclear Family in Movies

    Written by Eric

    Hollywood has something against the traditional nuclear family.

  • January 7th, 2001

    Amateur Moviegoers

    Written by Scott

    Walk into any lobby, of any Movie Theater, on any weekend, and you will see at least one couple standing directly in front of the ticket booth, holding up the line by staring at the sign with the movie times.