What you see above are the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets the night that he was assassinated. These items had not been until recently on display to the public for over 100 years.
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Source: Michael Beschloss.
Kevin Wada gives us his version of Justified’s Raylan Givens!
How about 50 Facts You Didn’t Know About Breaking Bad?
John Wick: Chapter 2 will be released on Blu-ray on June 13th and can be pre-ordered now.
Special features include…
Jack the Ripper is one of those legends that lives on and new info turns up from time to time. Mental_Floss UK presents 5 People Who Were Suspected of Being Jack the Ripper.
Rob Hunter and Film School Rejects present 20 Things We Learned from Ben Affleck’s Live By Night Commentary. Here are three of my favorites…
7. The falling snow is done via CG, and when one of the guys compliments its look and how it even appears to land and melt. “Yeah, the first time it didn’t,” says Affleck suggesting he had words with the effects folk, “but by the time it was finished it landed.”
14. He says shooting a scene with a burning cross and Klan members in their hooded uniforms made him realize how terrifying the real thing must have been.
20. This is Affleck’s favorite of his own movies. “Everything about it was so much harder to do and required so much more elaborate work.”
Here’s the poster and trailer for Black Butterfly.
I think (unless there is a real twist at the end) that watching the trailer is like watching the movie.
Alex Maidy and JoBlo.com posted their choices for the Top 10 Comic Books That Should Become R-Rated Movies. By now you know how this game is played. Using just their list I present my top three choices…
Other series that didn’t make the list but would be excellent candidates: 100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso; Sleeper by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips; Gravedigger by Chris Mills and Rick Burchett, Polar by Victor Santos and Scout by Tim Truman.
Wow! Baby Driver looks like a great ride. Check out the official trailer below and the international trailer even farther down.
Film Noir fans are going to love TCM’s Noir Alley. Each week at 10am Eddie Muller will introduce a classic film noir that will then run on TCM. Fans will live tweet as enter “a shadowy cinematic world populated by tough guys, femmes fatales and assorted thugs and slugs.”
First up is the Maltese Falcon staring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet in the classic adapted (from Dashiell Hammet’s novel) and directed by John Huston.
Click here for the full TCM Noir Alley schedule.