Regular Posts Tagged ‘film’

By Barbara Petty I was raised in Colorado as many of you know, and I never heard of race relations, except with what was happening to the American Indians in our state. My parents had separated and my mother was left raising four children alone. Even as a bookkeeper, her pay did not provide us […]

Tinseltown Talks by Nick Thomas Released in the summer of 1964, Marnie wasn’t a typical Alfred Hitchcock thriller. While a moderate success at the box office, the eponymous psychological mystery was panned by some critics at the time. “People didn’t understand the film when it first came out,” said Tippi Hedren, who starred as Marnie, […]

By Brittany Burchett Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie was one of the most anticipated movies of the summer in the months leading up to its release. In keeping with the current trend of “villain origin stories” that emerged into the public eye with Gregory Maguire’s Wicked, about the Wicked Witch of the West, this movie tells […]

By Greg Petty In honor of this month’s Canadian travel story, we thought it would only be fitting to showcase a famous Canadian on our cover. The search did not take long as we soon realized that Jim Carrey was born in 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. In 2004 he became a U.S. citizen and […]

Tinseltown Talks by Nick Thomas Eighty years ago, 16-year-old Marsha Hunt began her professional career with a prominent New York City modeling agency. But her real love since the age of four was acting. So, the following year in May 1935 she headed to Hollywood. Within weeks of arriving on the West Coast her dream […]