From Here to Eternity

  “Actually, what will be shown from here to eternity will be Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr cavorting on the beach.” Manny Farber, The Nation. Is there a  better way to wallow in the post-gluttony induced guilt of a Turkey-day binge then to admire two superbly fit and breathtakingly beautiful… Continue reading

Lancaster/Frankenheimer Team Up!

Lancastic rolls on this weekend and Burt finds himself trapped in two very different situations. In Birdman of Alcatraz, he’s trapped by prison walls. In The Train, he’s trapped between the French resistance and a Nazi train laden with stolen art. Both are directed by John Frankenheimer, whose career was given a… Continue reading

Holiday Movie Calendar!

THE HOLIDAYS! Oh, man, you either love ’em or hate ’em. Love the shopping, trimming the tree, celebrating with family and friends… or not. One thing we can all agree on, the holidays see some dynamite movies coming. Our brother and sister screens here in town have sleigh full of… Continue reading

And the Oscar goes to…Burt Lancaster!

“Elmer Gantry is an all American boy! He’s interested in money, sex…and religion.” Burt Lancaster was nominated four times for a Leading Actor Oscar (From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry, Birdman of Alcatraz and Atlantic City), but only pulled down a win once for Elmer Gantry, screening tonight and tomorrow… Continue reading

Swim With Burt at the Trylon!

“When you talk about The Swimmer will you talk about yourself?” Let’s be honest–that is one weird looking poster. And The Swimmer is one weird, weird movie. And again, to be honest, you probably won’t walk out of the Trylon asking yourself: “Am I like Burt Lancaster’s Neddy Merrill?” This… Continue reading