Redstone Theatres are hosting Flashback Cinema every Sunday and Wednesday. March 17 & 20 The Quiet Man (1952) March 24 & 27 The Godfather Part II (1974) March 31 & April 3 The Philadelphia Story (1940) Regular admission price applies. Please see the theatre website for show times.
By Lonnie Knabel ~ Many of us remember Jerry Lewis’s many films, but it is important to remember that he was part of one of the greatest comedy teams ever to grace a stage, Martin and Lewis. In 1945, Jerry Lewis was performing his nightclub comedy routine that mostly involved lip-synching to records. He first […]
by Lonnie Knabel ~ I could say this 1968 police thriller stars Steve McQueen as San Francisco Police detective Frank Bullit, but in the 50 years since this film came out, an even bigger star has emerged, the 1968 Highland Green 390 V8 Ford Mustang GT Fastback. Two of these cars were used in the […]
by Lonnie Knabel ~ The Odd Couple is one of the funniest movies ever made. The American Film Institute (AFI) rates it #17 on its list of Funniest American Movies. Walter Matthau as sloppy Oscar Madison and Jack Lemmon as super neat-freak Felix Ungar are the main reasons for the success, along with Neil Simon’s […]
The Sean Connery years of the James Bond films were all preposterous, but fun. Under Roger Moore’s tutelage, they were equally preposterous, but silly. All the later Bond films starring Dalton, Brosnan, and Craig returned to a gritty realism where the preposterous somehow seemed marginally possible. One of the silliest scenes in Moonraker is when […]
By Lonnie Knabel ~ “Bond, James Bond,” Quick. Whose face comes to mind? That is probably your favorite actor who portrayed the legendary British spy. Let’s have some fun and talk about it. Most folks think of Sean Connery as 007. Surprisely, Ian Fleming, the author of the James Bond novels, was appalled at this […]
Who among us does not remember the unforgettable “Lara’s Theme” from the film Dr. Zhivago? The producers felt Maurice Jarre wasn’t appropriate to write the score as he had scored David Lean’s previous film, Lawrence of Arabia, and they felt he was best scoring movies about sand and not about snow. And, of course, Jarre […]