On July 13 “Ghost” was released…

On July 13, 1990 “Ghost” was released starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg.  The film is about a young woman (Moore) who finds herself in trouble after her lover is murdered (Swayze), who then receives some help by her lover (as a ghost) with the help of an unwilling psychic (Goldberg).  One of the most…

On July 9 “Anchorman” was released…

On July 9, 2004 “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” was released. The film takes place in the 1970s at a San Diego TV station, depicting the rivalries of various newscasters. The film starred Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, and Steve Carell. The film was a critical and commercial success. It was listed as…

On July 4 Angelina Jolie was born…

On July 4, 1975 Angelina Jolie was born. Jolie is best known for being an actress, film director, screenwriter, as well as a humanitarian. Throughout her career she has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as three Golden Globe Awards. Furthermore, she is one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, ranking…

On June 28 Kathy Bates was born…

On June 28, 1948 Kathy Bates was born. Spanning a career of over 40 years, Kathy Bates has become an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy Award-winning actress. Arguably, her breakthrough film was 1990’s “Misery,” the film adaption of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The horror film, as well as Bates, received acclaimed,…

On June 23 Disney’s “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” was released…

On June 23, 1989 25 years ago, Disney released “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” The science-fiction family film focused on an inventor who accidentally shrunk both his kids, and his neighbor’s, using a shrinking ray. They subsequently find themselves the size of 1/4 of an inch, lost in their backyard, and facing various dangers (i.e.…

On June 19 “Batman Returns” was released…

On June 19, 1992 “Batman Returns” was released. The film, directed by Tim Burton, starred Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Danny DeVito as the Penguin, Michelle Pfeiffer as Selina Kyle / Catwoman, as well as Christopher Walken as Max Shreck . The film is the follow up to 1989’s “Batman,” which was also…