Celebrating Black History Month – Oscar Micheaux, Pioneering Film Maker

Oscar Micheaux was born January 2nd, 1884, in Metropolis, Illinois. In his early life, he worked several jobs – coal miner, stockyards worker, and Pullman porter, before he settled in Gregory County, North Dakota, after acquiring more than 300 initial acres of land in 1905. His experiences working the land, which he had to learn […]

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G’s Ten Favorite Movies

When first asked by my Hubby to create a list of 10 favorite movies I was daunted by the prospect. I didn’t really think I had 10 favourite films that I could name. In actual fact, I found it was truly difficult to limit myself to only 10! But – I’m gonna try… Giant (1956) […]

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Kens Top 10 Favourite Movies

Here’s my Top 10 Movie list – in no real order – 10 out of the many movies that in some way or another I consider to be (my) must-see classics: TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967) – starring Sidney Poitier *[ this IS actually my #1film! ] Dealing with issues of racism, sexism, class struggles […]

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