Join The Family Business: Acting with Your Relatives–Marcia Gay Harden & Daughter, Eulala Scheel in “Home” (I) (2008)

Joining the family business. For most people, it means working for your father in his small business in town or tagging along during board meetings in an office building. For children of actors, they have another option: act with their parents (and/or relatives in the business.) Did you know that Blythe Danner and Gwenyth PaltrowContinue reading “Join The Family Business: Acting with Your Relatives–Marcia Gay Harden & Daughter, Eulala Scheel in “Home” (I) (2008)”

Two By Two: Time Travel Edition (Somewhere in Time & Peggy Sue Got Married)

I could have gone the typical route in comparing time travel movies and done this with Back to the Future and something else; however, I think the comparison between these two movies is an interesting one.  Somewhere in Time deals with a man who deliberately tries to go back in time and use time travelContinue reading “Two By Two: Time Travel Edition (Somewhere in Time & Peggy Sue Got Married)”

VHS Vault: Brighton Beach Memoirs

Back in the day, the motto of every video store yes, VIDEO store, was “Be Kind. Rewind.” Embracing the current movement to be “retro” I’m going to talk about a little movie called Brighton Beach Memoirs. Adapted from the play by Neil Simon of the same name, Memoirs chronicles the life of Eugene Jerome as heContinue reading “VHS Vault: Brighton Beach Memoirs”