Film History Lesson– February 20th

By Jordan Peterson | @movieminreviews On February 20th in film history... 1927– Sir Sidney Poitier is born. Poitier is the first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. He did so in 1964 for his role in Lilies of the Field.   1952– John Huston's African Queen hit theaters. The film, based … Continue reading Film History Lesson– February 20th

Film History Lesson– Feb. 12th

By Jordan Peterson | @movieminreviews On February 12th in film history... 1914– The Squaw Man is released. The film marks the directorial debut for legendary director Cecil B. DeMille (The Ten Commandments, Cleopatra) and is credited with being the first feature-length film shot in Hollywood. 1968– Josh Brolin is born. Brolin is an Academy Award … Continue reading Film History Lesson– Feb. 12th