Category Archive: Spotlight

Spotlight On: Bruce Campbell

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“Hail to the king, baby!” because among fans of horror and B-movies, actor Bruce Campbell is nothing short of royalty. As a young man, Campbell befriended aspiring filmmaker Sam Raimi, and their friendship… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Cloris Leachman

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Recently we mourned the loss of a beloved veteran of film and television, Cloris Leachman. A former beauty pageant contestant, Leachman trained in the art of acting under the tutelage of legendary filmmaker… Continue reading

Sean Connery’s Most Memorable 007 Moments

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This past weekend saw the passing of the original canon James Bond, Scottish actor Sean Connery. With this in mind we’re going to take a look back at the James Bond moments that… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Natalie Wood

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One of the most tragic tales in Hollywood history was that of the short life of Natalie Wood. Her acting career began while she was a child and landed a high profile role… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Bette Davis

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From a young naive woman with distinctive eyes to a full-fledged Hollywood icon the career of Bette Davis is full the stuff of legend. With a whopping 10 Oscar nominations and a filmography… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Hedy Lamarr

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Sadly today, most people know hew name due to the genius running gag in Blazing Saddles. But in her time Hedy Lamarr was known as one of the biggest movie stars in the… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Peter Straub

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His mother wanted him to be a wholesome minister, but Peter Straub became something else entirely. He had a passion for writing which he pursued but did not find much of note. That… Continue reading

Tribute – The Best Ian Holm Roles

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On the 19th June acting legend Ian Holm passed away at age 88. Ian Holm was a true professional, managing to stand-out among an ensemble cast without feeling like he was hogging the… Continue reading

Tribute: Top 10 Max Von Sydow Roles

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This week we received the news that Swedish actor with more than a hundred credits to his name Max Von Sydow passed away at age 90. Von Sydow is a film industry legend,… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Kirk Douglas

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Recently one of the all-time great leading men Kirk Douglas passed away at 103. After a stint in the navy during World War II, Kirk Douglas made his way to Hollywood looking for… Continue reading