This week celebrates a momentous moment in art deco history: the day that the Golden Gate Bridge officially opened on May 27th, 1937. From symbols of America’s resilience from sea to shining sea, to her disastrous cameo appearances in films like Planet of the Apes and Godzilla, the Golden Gate Bridge remains a fixed icon… Read More The Golden Gate Bridge Turns 83: Happy Birthday to Our Grand Lady of the West!
By Leticia Lopez Actors had dazzled movie theater goers with their performances, but at Ciro’s they impressed fellow costars and actors from other movie studios. Ciro’s nightclub was a hive buzzing with the kings and queens of the silver screen. The club’s history involves sparkling nights of entertainment, romance, and mobsters. A location where the… Read More See You at Ciro’s!
By Paris Kim, Marjorie Magazine Staff If there’s ever an old film to watch on the big screen, let it be the behemoth that is Casablanca. The sweeping war and romance film has been considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Hollywood since it first premiered in 1942, even back then a film that emerged… Read More Casablanca: It’s Still the Same Old (Wonderful) Story
When Rudolph Valentino died unexpectedly from ulcer complications at age 31 in 1926, thousands joined across the nation in mourning one of Hollywood’s pioneer stars. A major heartthrob on the silent silver screen, the sensuous and delicate demeanor of the first “Latin Lover” foiled the more masculine and domineering adventure flicks of fellow star Douglas… Read More Rudolph Valentino and the Lady in Black: A Silent Love Story
With the release of the widely acclaimed The Shape of Water on HBO earlier this fall, fans and new viewers of Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi love thriller can treat themselves to the film with the new fascinating and sad knowledge that within one scene lies a lost recording by Marilyn Monroe herself. “How Wrong Can I… Read More Watch The Shape of Water with a Lost Song by Marilyn Monroe this October
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Classic, black and white films perfectly capture the Holiday Season. They’re perfect in their cheesy, simple, and heartwarming feel-good presentations set in a world completely ascending our own tech-laden, fast paced and commercial way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. We escape from the things meant to make the time easier into… Read More The Bishop’s Wife: A Favorite and Forgotten Classic Holiday Film
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Set aside the differences and let’s all agree– soda is sinfully delicious. And as long as there’s soda there will always be the bitter(sweet)ness between fans of Coca-Cola and Pepsi, brewing since both brands were conceived in the late 1800’s as treatments to addiction and body aches. Coca-Cola is the quintessential classic soft drink, whereas Pepsi’s… Read More There IS a Difference in the Pepsi vs. Coca-Cola Debate