Saturday, April 28, 2012

CINEMATICOLOGY's Midnight Matinee: Judge Priest

Will Rogers stars as William Pitman Priest, a plain-talking, sharp-minded judge in 1890s Kentucky.


You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll kiss three bucks goodbye! A parody of Star Wars, presented as a movie preview.

CINEMATICOLOGY Recommends: Of Human Bondage

A classic tale of deception and redemption.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

CINEMATICOLOGY's 60th Blog Post: Jane Fonda on What's My Line?

Actress/activist-turned-fitness guru Jane Fonda appeared in this black-and-white episode of What's My Line?, a CBS prime time guessing game moderated by the late broadcast news journalist John Charles Daley. On my 60th milestone post on the CINEMATICOLOGY Blog, I have posted this classic segment of What's My Line? featuring Miss Fonda on YouTube, furnished by FremantleMedia North America.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

CINEMATICOLOGY Featurette: It's Tough to Be a Bird

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: They Went That-A-Way and That-A-Way

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: Grand Theft Auto

Before Night Shift, Splash, Willow, The Da Vinci Code and The Dilemma, Ron Howard directed and starred in this 1977 New World Pictures action comedy about a motorist who gets in big trouble with a private dick and a corpse of drivers maneuvering their motor cars on the freeways of the West Coast.

Monday, April 16, 2012

CINEMATICOLOGY Featurette: Dad, Can I Borrow the Car?

The 1970 Walt Disney Pictures short-subject film Dad, Can I Borrow the Car? is a fun documentary focusing on motoring, narrated by film veteran Kurt Russell.

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: The President's Man (2000)- Starring Chuck Norris

CINEMATICOLOGY Featurette: Don't Talk

This installment in the Crime Does Not Pay series of short-subject films was produced for the War Department by MGM.

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: Misbehaving Husbands (Harry Langdon, Betty Blythe, Ralph Byrd, Este...

CINEMATICOLY Recommends: Boston Blackie - Minuet For Murder

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: The Invisible Boy

Let's get invisible! The 1957 science fiction exploitation film The Invisible Boy depicts a teenager who is sent to a top-secret laboratory and develops an experiment that allows him to disappear and re-appear in the blink of an eye.

Watch The Invisible Boy at and see if you can search for clues to the teen who vanishes quickly!

CINEMATICOLOGY Featurette: Switchin' Kitten

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: Videodrome

Friday, April 13, 2012

CINEMATICOLOGY's Movie of the Day: Dead End Kids - They Made Me a Criminal

The Dead End Kids' 1939 big-screen cult favorite made audiences criminals and theater operators their biggest enemies.

CINEMATICOLOGY'S Movie of the Day: Dead End Trailer

William Wyler's adaptation of the award winning Broadway hit drama starring Humphrey Bogart. This marked the feature acting debut of the Dead End Kids, which would go on to star in an Allied Artists franchise that attracted a cult following of movie-theater goers and Dead End Kids fans across the country and internationally.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Cinematicology's Movie of the Day: The Man with the Golden Arm

Nelson Algren's critically acclaimed and highly controversial novel The Man with the Golden Arm became a riveting, suspense-filled drama in which Frankie Machine, portrayed by Frank Sinatra, tackles heorin and falls in love with a beautiful woman who has had met Frankie while not playing a compulsive game of high-stakes poker.

The Man with the Golden Arm can be viewed at