Michael’s Movie Mentions: The Film Director’s Job

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a movie? Whenever we watch movies, we usually don’t think of what goes into the making of it. We enjoy talking about and watching the actors, alot of the time, of course, as they are in the spotlight. But what about the camera man, the guy who does the music, the stunts, who made the set, the props? Who, especially, is the ‘man upstairs’–the guy who planned everything?

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Characters and Actors: R. I. P. Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee

Five days ago on June 7, 2015 at 8:30 A.M., renowned movie actor Christopher Lee passed away at the ripe old age of 93 years from heart failure. Many of us know him as the villain from the epics Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit, Star Wars, and Dracula, and played in 206 films in his acting career including a couple Sherlock Holmes films, The Three Musketeers, Spielburg’s 1941, 1979’s Captain America II, 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, and Hugo as well as six of Tim Burton’s films. He set the record for the most films with a swordfight by an actor. He is also the oldest video game voice actor and was a heavy metal vocalist (who would have thought?).Read More »