RANDOM QUOTES – PT28.

RANDOM QUOTES – PT28.

July 17, 2020 Alan Royle 2

ANDIE MACDOWELL:                             [On Marisa Tomei turning down the lead in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)] ‘They saw a lot of other people for the role. Not only did Marisa Tomei lose out as an artist for not taking the opportunity to work with wonderful people on this amazing movie, […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT149.

December 31, 2019 Alan Royle 2

Keira Knightley & Ralph Fiennes in The Duchess (2008) The Duchess (2008) is an interesting period piece about the marriage of the 25 year-old William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, to 17 year-old Georgiana Spencer in the late 18th century. Keira Knightley (23) portrays Georgiana opposite Ralph Fiennes (46) as the […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT146.

November 28, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  Jonathan Harris of Lost in Space fame Jonathan Harris played Dr Zachary Scott in the popular sci-fi series Lost in Space (1965-8). While he became the acting mentor and lifelong friend of Bill Mumy (Will Robinson in the series), he did not get along at all with the star of the […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT11.

November 4, 2019 Alan Royle 5

DICK VAN DYKE:                                                 ‘I was an alcoholic for about twenty-five years. In the fifties and sixties, everybody had their martini, everybody smoked incessantly. The funny thing is that all through my twenties and early thirties I didn’t drink at all. Then we moved to a neighbourhood full of young families […]

War Pictures Worth Watching – Pt1.

February 10, 2019 Alan Royle 2

  There have been a lot of very good war pictures churned out over the past 100 years or so. Here is an alphabetical list of those I believe to be worthy of watching. I have every one in my collection and have watched most of them several times. Aldo […]

The Romances of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco.

June 24, 2017 Alan Royle 2

    The stunning American actress Grace Kelly only made eleven movies in her brief but spectacular career. By most accounts she made hay with most of her leading men while the sun shone. But not all of them. Her supporters argue that she was basically seeking a father substitute […]

Did you know? Points of interest Pt. 24.

November 11, 2015 admin 9

  Yesterday I stole 203 minutes out of the remainder of my life and watched the Liz Taylor, Rock Hudson and Jimmy Dean 1956 blockbuster Giant. I have certainly seen worse movies, but two hundred and three minutes! I found Rock and Liz to be far better than I expected, […]