Bloggers in April have done themselves proud with this absorbing collection of think pieces, interviews and unabashed celebrations of movies that range from oddball cult items to the pinnacles of artistic and commercial achievement:

Dick Cavett continues to reminisce about a starry-eyed (and ultimately heart tugging) visit with John Wayne during the filming of the Duke’s last picture. Read more

April 18, 2010 · Posted in Legends  


April 11, 2010 · Posted in SideBlog  

So-called purists howled like mastiffs on the moors when director Guy Richie’s high-octane Sherlock Holmes hit the big screen – too violent, they said, too much action and too little cozy armchair detection – but those deerstalker-worshiping fanboys should just lower their pinkies and relax. This is one of the most entertaining and, yes, most authentic film versions of Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved sleuth in years.

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April 11, 2010 · Posted in DVD