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  • Moe Howard
    Moe Howard and the Three Stooges
    Harry Moses Horwitz (Moe Howard) was the fourth of five sons born to Solomon Horwitz and Jennie Gorovitz. Arriving in Brooklyn, New York on June 19, 1897, he received the nickname ‘Moe’ at a very young age. In time, Moe, his older...
  • Walt Disney Statue - Disney's California Adventure
    Disney’s Hollywood Studios name change rumor is correct
    The latest rumor out of Disney suggests that Disney's Hollywood Studios will be renamed Disney’s Hollywood Adventure. Without any inside knowledge, but knowing how the Mouse thinks, this Examiner believes that rumor is true. This article...
  • Micky Dolenz's MGM Singles release
    Monkees' Micky Dolenz's MGM singles to be reissued in limited vinyl package
    The first-ever reissue of Micky Dolenz's “The MGM Singles Collection” was announced June 6 by 7A Records. The limited edition 180G blue transparent vinyl gatefold set, which will be out on July 13, includes all of Dolenz’s...
  • Dusty Harrison is eager to fight for a title
    Dusty Harrison is back in action
    This will be the second fight for welterweight contender, Dusty Harrison, as a member of the Roc Nation promotional team, led by JZ, the music mogul. The fight will take place on Friday April 17 and will be shown on Fox Sports 1. It is unknown if...
  • Gen. Lewis "Lew" Wallace
    Gen. Lewis "Lew" Wallace saved MGM Studios from bankruptcy
    The son of former Indiana Governor David Wallace and his wife Esther F. T. Wallace, Lewis "Lew" Wallace was born on April 10, 1827 in Brookville, Indiana. Prior to his career in politics, Governor Wallace graduated from the United States...
  • KING VIDOR'S "THE CROWD," THE MAKING OF A SILENT CLASSIC
    “Crowd”-pleaser
    When I received a review copy of fellow Facebook pal and Examiner co-staffer Jordan R. Young's newest book, KING VIDOR’S THE CROWD: THE MAKING OF A SILENT CLASSIC, I expected it to be a well-written, exhaustively researched and...
  • Michigan J. Frog
    “One Froggy Evening” – A Classic Gift for the Cartoon Connoisseur
    Need a really special gift for the animation freak in your life? Look no further than the Warner Bros. cartoon classic from 1955, One Froggy Evening. This Looney Tunes / Merrie Melodies six-and-a-half-minute short is now playable on any size...
  • MGM HD airing Vincent Price movies for Halloween
    MGM HD airing Vincent Price movies for Halloween
    If you the MGM HD channel, you're in for a treat then, the channel is going to airing nine Vincent Price movies on Halloween, which the holiday is on a Friday this year. MGM is calling it the "Price of Fear." The marathon starts at...
  • Check out the fight in Vegas
    Mayweather vs Maidana 2 is a great opportunity for date night in Las Vegas
    Are you or your significant other a fight fan?If so it's not to late to make your way to Las Vegas to check out the fight at the MGM Grand Hotel.On Saturday September 13, 2014 the Vegas strip will be full of couples and singles looking to hook...
  • The Screenwriters of Oz: Edgar Allan Woolf, Florence Ryerson, and (in inset) Noel Langley.
    Oz on Film, Part Twenty-three: The Script Takes Shape
    MGM's The Wizard of Oz can boast of having twenty creative minds going into its final script. All told, they are Victor Fleming, William H. Cannon, Herman J. Mankiewicz, poet Ogden Nash, John Lee Mahin, Irving Brecher, Herbert Fields, Arthur...
  • The Moguls and Minds of Oz
    Oz on Film, Part Twenty-two: MGM's Oz
    Had it not been for a certain European fairy tale and its American adaptation, the all-American fairy tale might not have attained quite the worldwide pop culture status that it has (it would have been better known in its original form, to be sure...
  • Tom Hiddleston
    Tom Hiddleston offered lead role in 'Ben-Hur' remake
    It seems MGM is serious about that “Ben-Hur” remake.Deadline reports today that “Avengers” star Tom Hiddelston has been offered the lead role in the remake.The report notes that the Hiddleston is not set to get behind a...
  • On this Day in Movie History, July 31, 1928: MGM s Leo the Lion Roars His First
    On this Day in Movie History, July 31, 1928: MGM s Leo the Lion Roars His First
    On this day, July 31, 1928, MGM’s Leo the lion roared for the first time. He introduced MGM’s first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas,” (released domestically November 10, 1928) the first MGM picture...
  • CLASSIC SHORTS FROM THE DREAM FACTORY, VOLUME 2 (1929-1946)
    Brief Encounters
    It's astonishing to me that it has taken so long for Felix Feist's 1936's Every Sunday, one of 36 (count 'em 36) MGM shorts, to finally be showcased in a DVD assemblage; after all, isn't anything with Judy Garland attached a...
  • 'Stargate' movie trilogy is a go according to MGM and Warner Brothers and to be directed by Roland Emmerich
    'Stargate' trilogy moving forward with director Roland Emmerich
    According to The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, MGM and Warner Brother's will be launching a "Stargate" trilogy based off the original 1994 film which starred Kurt Russell and NBC's "The Black List" James Spader....
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