Mary Poppins apparently was close to never getting made as author, P.L. Travers was very particular about everything and pushed back against the Disney adaptation, as detailed in the upcoming movie, Saving Mr. Banks.
One of the most popular movie soundtracks of all time, Pulp Fiction reintroduced a number of 60’s and 70’s bands back into the popular consciousness, especially “surf rock” bands like Dick Dale and The Tornadoes and helped launch the career of the band Urge Overkill, who famously covered Neil Diamond’s “Girl, You’ll be a Woman Soon”
Mad Men is back for it’s sixth season this Sunday and AMC has a helpful video to let you know where we left off (which you can also refresh yourself on by reading all of Brian’s “Have a Seat” articles)
Henry Mancini was one of the major film and television composers of the 60’s and 70’s and is responsible for some of the best known themes ever such as The Pink Panther Theme, Peter Gunn Theme and Baby Elephant Walk from Hatari!
Michael Shannon stars as real life mafia hitman Richard “Iceman” Kuklinski, who potentially murdered over 100 people starting in the early 60’s to 1986.
The MIB return after 10 years as Agent J time travels back to 1969 to prevent K from being killed by a vicious alien hitman and to stop an alien invasion in the present.
Summer 2012 got off to a bang last week with The Avengers and this week Tim Burton and Johnny Depp return for their latest collaboration, an adaptation of the 60’s Gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows.
After an excruciating 18 months off the air, the king of AMC, Mad Men is back this coming Sunday and here’s brief overview of what went down in Season 4 to get you caught up.
The MIB are back next summer as Agent Jay has to time travel back to the 60’s to prevent young Agent Kay from being murdered by an evil alien.
This week in movie news we found out about possible and definite projects for a number of directors, another classic movie getting remade and the inventor of movie trailers passes away.