On October 14 “Pulp Fiction” was released…

On October 14, 1994 “Pulp Fiction” was released. The black-comedy crime film was directed by Quentin Tarantino, and starred John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bruce Willis. The film, written by Tarantino and Roger Avary, has been cemented in pop culture due to its eclectic dialogue, and blend of humor and violence. The…

On September 29 “Girlfight” was released…

On September 29, 2000 “Girlfight” was released. The sports drama starred Michelle Rodriguez (in her first and breakout film role) as Diana Guzman, a trouble teen who turns to boxing to channel her aggression, while facing various obstacles in the male-dominated sport. Trailer for “Girlfight”: The film was critically acclaimed, winning a slew of awards…

On September 20 Sophia Loren was born…

On September 20, 1934 Sophia Loren was born. The international film star, hailing from Italy, began her career in the world of beauty pageants at the age of 14, before achieving stardom with a movie contract deal with Paramount Studios in the 1950s. Further acclaim occurred with Loren won the 1962 Academy Award for Best…

On August 25 Tim Burton was born…

On August 25, 1958 Tim Burton was born.  The director and producer is best known for his theatrical work that include elements of goth, horror, as well as fantasy. Some of his most notable films include but not limited to: “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Batman” and its sequel “Batman Returns,” “Sleepy Hollow,”…

On August 15 Jennifer Lawrence was born…

On August 15, 1990 Jennifer Lawrence was born.  She began her acting career in 2007, appearing on the “The Bill Engvall Show,” and subsequently appearing in the 2008 film, “The Burning Plain.” She attained further critical success by appearing in 2010’s “Winter’s Bone,” for which she received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.…

On August 10 Antonio Banderas was born…

On August 10, 1960 Antonio Banderas was born. The Spanish actor broke into mainstream success in the 1990s with a slew of successful films such as: “Assassins,” “Evita,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Desperado,” and “The Mask of Zorro.” Most recently, Banderas’ career reached new heights thanks to his voice work in the “Shrek” movies as…