Category Archives: Random

Oh, 3D, ye had such humble beginnings….


This old RETROCRUSH piece is really cool. I have several sets of the glasses, still, and I do have some VHS movies in 3D. I should hook up the ol’ VHS player. Kids, a VHS player is how we used to watch movies at home.

retroCRUSH: The World’s Greatest Pop Culture Site.

When The Real Mafia Tried To Stop Filming Of ‘The Godfather’


Now, I know The Godfather… but I had never heard this awesome behind-the-scenes tale before:

When The Real Mafia Tried To Stop Filming Of ‘The Godfather’.

LA’s New LED Streetlights are Changing the Way Movies Look


Love this: LA swapped out its old sodium streetlights for LEDs. Sounds mundane, but then you realize that a buttload of filmsand TV shows are shot there. They’re all gonna look different.

LA’s New LED Streetlights are Changing the Way Movies Look – StumbleUpon.

Mara Wilson on being a former child star


Mara Wilson, from Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire and others, deals in truth.

7 Reasons Child Stars Go Crazy by the girl who played Matilda – StumbleUpon.

24 Short Films Of Famous Directors


These are all available on the YouTubes, too. Ridley Scott in 1956? Wow. Early shorts from famed directors:

24 Short Films Of Famous Directors You Can Watch On Youtube – StumbleUpon.

Famous Guns by Federico Mauro


I’m so uncool. I had to look up some of these guys. The guns of famous characters:

Famous Guns by Federico Mauro – FreeYork – StumbleUpon.

20 Best ‘When You Watch X Backwards, It’s Really About Y’ Memes


When you watch X backwards…

20 Best ‘When You Watch X Backwards, It’s Really About Y’ Memes.

A Nursing Home Made A Calendar Of Residents As Famous Movie Characters


A Nursing Home Made A Calendar Of Residents As Famous Movie Characters.

Analysis of the chess match in The Seventh Seal


I haven’t seen The Seventh Seal (I know!), but I do know it has nothing to do with aquatic creatures. Anyway, this is a quick look at the chess match and its plausibility.

The Seventh Seal’s Chess Match Analyzed.

The Godfather movies … and oranges.


Yeah, what’s the deal with oranges?

THE GODFATHER: What’s With the ORANGES?.

The Pixar Theory


I did not know that all these movies were connected! Ok, so I did notice that pizza van all the time and John Ratzenberger’s voice…

The Pixar Theory.

Funny stuff to get you through the day


Celebrities who served military duty (Bankrate.com) [Harvey Keitel in 1958?!?]

Remains of Star Wars sets in Tunisia (Mashable)

Famous people just hangin’ out (Daily Lazy)

One of the dumbest things Leo DiCap said (early in his career) (Pajiba)

Stanley Kubrick’s fave films (Criterion)

Just for giggles, ratings!


Yes, seriously, I joined the crowd and am “allowing” – as if there was a big demand for it – the rating of individual posts and comments and pages. You’re welcome. No, really.

Famous Movie Quotes as if Spoken by a Proper Englishman


I say!

Famous Movie Quotes as if Spoken by a Proper Englishman – StumbleUpon.

Daniel Craig: Kristen Stewart Can’t Be a Bond Girl on Cambio


Daniel Craig, right as always.

Daniel Craig: Kristen Stewart Cant Be a Bond Girl on Cambio – StumbleUpon.