I went missing. Yep, when you buy your first home you tend to be a little preoccupied. And in honor of that big move, I’m bringing back one of my personal favorite posts here on the blog. Here are 25 more film-based real estate investments (see part one here). Sure, some of them are fixer-uppers and some are somewhat haunted, but who wouldn’t want to get into this structural gloriousness? Let’s dig in…
24. Madeline Ashton’s Mansion, Death Becomes Her (1992)
22. The Whitaker House, Far From Heaven (2002)
18. Norma Desmond’s House, Sunset Blvd. (1950)
The cast listing continues with the second half. Here are my top 25 best casts in film – not by quantity alone but quantity of quality!
Going through my plethora of lists on this blog (I just can’t help myself – sue me), I discovered that one integral part of a successful film has not been covered here. So in order to honor the casts with them mostest, I give you a two-part rundown of the all-time best movie casts.
Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant,
Gemma Jones, Tom Wilkinson, Emilie Francois, Elizabeth Spriggs
33. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie Dewitt, Debra Winger, Bill Irwin,
Anna Deavere Smith, Tunde Adebimpe, Carol Jean Lewis
32. The Color Purple (1985)
Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Danny Glover,
Willard Pugh, Desreta Jackson, Dana Ivey, Akosua Busia
31. Steel Magnolias (1989)
Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis, Dolly Parton, Julia Roberts,
Shirley MacLaine, Darryl Hannah, Tom Skerritt
30. In America (2003)
Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Djimon Honsou,
Emma Bolger, Sara Bolger
29. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Maggie Smith, Pamela Franklin, Celia Johnson, Diane Grayson,
Jane Carr, Shirley Steedman
28. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings (2001)
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin,
Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean, John Rhys-Davies, Christopher Lee
Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Liv Tyler, Cate Blanchett
27. Sneakers (1992)
Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Dan Aykroyd, Mary McDonnell,
David Strathairn, River Phoenix, James Earl Jones
26. Casablanca (1942)
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre,
Paul Henreid, Joy Page, Dooley Wilson
Check back soon for Part 2!
Seeing as though the senior crowd is all the rage in Hollywood of late, it’s only fitting that a 25 best be dedicated to the all-time best performances by actors 70 and over. In my searching, I found that it’s a rare feat that Hollywood allows this magic to happen, but on the rare occasion non-twentysomethings garner some spotlight, magic can happen – peruse away!
We all know Hollywood is known for its glamour and glitz, but in the fictional venue, it’s time to muse over which gals could rock the best wardrobes. Here are my 20 favorite – which costume donner got left off most heinously??
Okay, so since I’ve been MIA of late, I thought I had some ‘splaining to do. It turns out when you’re in career limbo you find yourself bouncing from residence to residence until the big take-off comes. And in honor of that lovely experience, I present to you my 25 most optimum film residences. Pardon me while I contact my realtor…