On This Day: The Godfather premiered 46 years ago

It’s been 46 years since its premiere, and The Godfather is still arguably the greatest mafia film of all time. Not that we believe its depiction of mafia. (Not that it even matters.) Back at its beginnings, it was important for Paramount Pictures to find an Italian-American director to adapt Mario Puzo’s mediocre novel into […]

Remembering Lawrence Tierney

On this day, 16 years ago, Lawrence Tierney died. So let’s pay him some due respect. What’s your favourite role of his? One of ours is the one from Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs. In this cult movie from 1992 Lawrence Tierney was Joe Cabot, the boss. Joe Cabot is a mastermind behind a diamond heist. […]

Happy birthday Anthony Daniels AKA C-3PO!

Today we would like to wish a very happy birthday to Anthony Daniels, who has just reached the age of 72! Or should we say to C-3PO? Remember that funny complaining droid made by Anakin Skywalker? Of course you do. Daniels has helped a lot in developing C-3PO’s character present in eight Star Wars movies. […]

Happy birthday, John Travolta!

On this day, February 18th, 1954, John Travolta was born. Even though we are not too fond of mega-famous film stars, we have to pay homage to this one. This man has had so many movies, many of them super famous, like Saturday Night Fever. Or Pulp Fiction. Yeah, let’s talk about Vincent Vega – […]

Happy birthday, William Katt!

Some time ago we remembered Sissy Spacek and her role in Brian de Palma’s 1976 movie “Carrie”. Well on this day, back in 1951, the man who played Carrie’s inauspicious prom date was born. Tommy Ross was the guy’s name, if you have trouble recalling. It’s a horror story, but William Katt’s memories related to its making […]

45 years ago, Marlon Brando got Golden Globe for his role in The Godfather

On this day, 45 years ago, the great actor Marlon Brando got an offer he couldn’t refuse. (Or could he?) Namely, on the 30th Golden Globes ceremony, he got the Best Actor award, thanks to the legendary Vito Corleone, whom he impersonated in The Godfather. The first part, of course. (Are there more? Oh yeah, […]

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