Although often overshadowed by more popular coastal cities, Fremont, California, has a lot to offer. When most hear of a movie being filmed in this state, they think of Los Angeles, San Diego or San Francisco, but believe it or not, there has been a few fantastic movies filmed right here! With stunning landscaping, tree-lined streets and picture-perfect weather, there is no doubt you can plan on seeing a lot more of this city on the big screen. [Read more…]
Insurance employees are in a long list of outstanding movies. Sometimes they are the main character and play a huge role in the development of the plot, while other times they are the missing link that pulls a movie together. There are even times when they are the character that either brings a little or a lot of humor to a film. Then, of course there are movies where someone is simply calling to get a life insurance comparison to add a bit of real life drama. [Read more…]
Have you ever been watching a movie and found yourself screaming at the parent for being such an idiot for their nanny choice? Now, this does not necessarily mean that things always turned out badly, but there were obvious warning signs that they were either not qualified or not a good fit. Of course, sometimes, the poor decision did cause a tremendous amount of grief. If only a thorough interview would have been done or references would have been checked, to avoid all these problems. Then again, what would a movie be without a little drama?
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
If every mother didn’t already have the fear that their nanny would try to steal their husband and baby, they certainly did after this movie. Peyton Flanders, who is actually the widowed Mrs. Mott, terrorizes the family in the effort to replace the mother. She even secretly starts breastfeeding the baby so he won’t feed from his own mother anymore. Fortunately, this movie ends with the bad nanny being destroyed as she is shoved out an attic window and falls to her death. [Read more…]
Movies rock. Especially huge, block-busting, highly anticipated films. 2012 will have no shortage of these types of releases. If the movie industry has been down at all in the past few years, there is a good chance 2012 will help to bring it right back. There will be many, many movies released that will be looked forward to with great anticipation. Here are 5 that we’re sure will break the bank. [Read more…]
Anyone who has lived through the 80s will definitely remember Orion Pictures. The stylized Orion logo is an image that is indelibly marked on film buffs and those who grew up during the studio’s heyday. Even though Orion eventually fizzled out amidst money problems and mismanagement, it will always be remembered as a studio that released some very influential movies that are now part of filmmaking canon.
Oliver Stone’s amazingly shot and visceral take on the Vietnam War reignited the American’s fascination of a chapter in the country’s history that a lot of people tried to forget. Charlie Sheen showed a bravura performance and can still be used to prove to the world that before he went nuts, he was a very promising actor. And who can forget the now famous shot of Willem Dafoe being gunned down and his mistimed jerking that actually made the scene more electric? [Read more…]