Film Talk

National Board of Review Announces Awards

By John H. Foote The awards race is up and running! The National Board of Review, one of the oldest film awards organizations in America announced their award winners today, two days before the New York Film Critics announce. Green Book won Best Picture, continuing its path towards Oscar. Viggo Mortensen won Best Actor for…

Ann-Margret – An Appreciation

By Alan Hurst I have been a fan of Ann-Margret’s since my introduction to her one Saturday afternoon watching Bye Bye Birdie (1963) on television. I remember thinking parts of the movie were quite silly, but Ann-Margret’s singing, dancing and overall volcanic presence as a “typical” American teenager were mesmerizing to a 10-year old. Of…

Remembrance Day/Veterans Day RETROSPECTIVE

November 11th is Remembrance Day here in Canada. For our American neighbours, it is Veterans Day and is also known as Armistice Day. We here at Foote & Friends On Film decided to offer a few recommendations for films that shine a spotlight on war times and those to whom we owe our freedom. Please…