The Rocket Man and Me(9/4/08) Years ago, in 1954, when I was 7 or 8, I saw a little film called “The Rocket Man,” at the Columbia Theatre in the small town where I grew up. I was about the same age as the young boy, played by George “Foghorn” Winslow, known for his gravelly voice.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Times Four(9/4/08) Quite a few movies about invading aliens scared us during the collision of the Atomic Era with the Space Age in the 1950s.
Only one, however, transforms like some space creature to fit the zeitgeist of each new generation. Several of those original 50s films about aliens have been remade once.
Popular movie poster sizes(9/4/08) Movie paper refers to cinema promotional material printed on paper. Movie display art also appeared on more durable card stock (LobX cards, half sheets, and insert cards, for instance).
Common popular sizes (in inches) include the following:
27” X 41” before the 1980s, thereafter, 27” X 40”
Star disses “My Best Friend’s Girl” poster(9/4/08) Dane Cook is not happy with the new poster for his upcoming film, “My Best Friend’s Girl,” and posted a rant about its design and bad Photoshopping on his MySpace page.
He says “the left side of my face seems to be melting off my skull.”
He adds, “It looks like I’m wearing Maybelline Water Shine Diamonds Liquid Lipstick.”