There have been some real flops in cinema history! Who can forget when Gigli completely bombed at the box office, or the total train wreck that is Howard the Duck? I asked substitute library clerk Diane Creed what is the worst movie that she has ever seen? Kiss of a Spider Woman she said, "It was just horrible. I tried to watch it twice and it sucked!". What makes a film a flop? She said, "Bad dialog, bad casting, and a horrible storyline; the script is important, and editing is very critical.
If you are a Facebook user and a movie fan, the movie The Social Network may be for you. The film features an ensemble cast, and is a drama about the founding of the internet social networking website Facebook.
I don't usually read mysteries, and as stated in a recent blog, I don't have a consuming passion for genealogy as some of the Blue Ridge staff members do. But I love moviess, so, the book on my nightstand is Quinlan's Character Stars, a fat and totally fun volume that briefly describes the careers of 1200 character actors. The book includes a photograph of each actor, a list of all the movies
People love to be scared, that tingle racing along our spine as we wait for something to spring out at us. We scream even though we know it was coming. To commemorate Halloween this week, here are the most scary-licious movies around (at least according the staff at Blue Springs North Branch):