Assorted Film Reviews

  2,000 MANIACS! [1964]"This is gonna be the best centennial we ever had. Dogged if we don't!" The southern town of Pleasant Valley was totally wiped out by Union troops during the…

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Crumb

"You must thank the gods for art, those of us who have been fortunate enough to stumble onto this means of venting our craziness, our meanness, our towering disgust .…

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Crispin Glover

"If there is still one hellish, truly accursed thing in our time, it is our artistic dallying with forms, instead of being like victims burnt at the stake, signaling through…

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Dead Poets Society Trivia

Scenes of “Welton Academy” in Vermont were filmed at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware.Dustin Hoffman, Liam Neeson, Mel Gibson, Mickey Rourke and Bill Murray was all reportedly considered for…

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Bill Murray Trivia

A WORK IN PROGRESS ... Murray was reportedly considered for and/or rejected the roles of “Han Solo” in Star Wars (1977), “Batman” in Batman (1989), “Allen Bauer” in Splash (1984),…

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Elton Casey

I used to work at this small weekly newspaper called The News of Orange County in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and one of my coworkers was this legendary sports editor named Elton Casey…

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Trivia Wasteland

ART TRIVIA The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.Vincent Van Gogh was able to sell only one painting (The Red Vineyard) during his lifetime.  LITERATURE TRIVIA Samuel Beckett wrote a play…

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