Tidbits of Trivia: Lea Thompson & Christopher Lloyd

This inaugural Tidbit Trivia Tuesday is inspired by my brother’s current fixation with 1993’s Dennis the Menace. In this film, Lea Thompson plays mom to young Dennis, while Christopher Lloyd plays the creepy neighborhood vagabond who eventually kidnaps Dennis. This makes for Thompson and Lloyd’s fourth collaboration together, as they both starred in all three…

Tidbit Challenges: Could You Watch This Many Movies in a Year?

Last year, I challenged myself to watch 50 new (to me) movies within a year’s time span. I was honestly surprised at the fact that I accomplished this goal, seeing as I have a tendency to re-watch the same things over and over. So, I figured if I could do 50, why not up the ante and…

Nine Flicks For A ’90s Movie Night

Now that it’s November, the dreaded cold weather is just around the corner. Since going out on the weekends in the cold is a lot less fun, you need to get creative with staying-in plans. However, nothing beats a good old-fashioned movie night. For your next movie marathon, add a throwback element to the mix with…

Happy “Back to the Future” Day!

Today is October 21, 2018. This is three years after Marty and Doc traveled to the future in Back to the Future Part II, and The Tidbit is going to take you back to what went down on that day… Rarely does a film come along that captures the hearts of audience members of all…

The Master of Horror: Wes Craven & the Red Herring Fallacy

Remembering Wes Craven In 2015, the cinematic world lost a key player with the death of horror director, Wes Craven. Craven, best known for directing A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and the Scream franchise, died at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer. The Internet was flooded was outpourings of sadness…

Fives Flicks to Frighten This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner which means it’s the perfect time to marathon movies about serial killers. While there are many great horror films out there, I am a firm believer that the best scary movies came out in the ’70s and ’80s. Iconic killers including Michael, Jason and Freddy, haunt our screens each…

The Original Ending of “Scream 3” Revealed by Matthew Lillard

The Tidbit firmly believes that the Scream is the greatest and smartest horror film ever made. The franchise it created is decent, but doesn’t hold a candle to the original. Many would argue that the worst of the franchise was the third installment, where a film is being made about the Woodsborro murders and the…

Actress and PR Maven, Laura Orrico, Shares Tidbits of Her Success

Everyone has a dream. We all grew up wanting to be firefighters or doctors or artists, but how many of us actually followed those paths? For most of us, our dreams become a distant thought as we take the more practical route – and there is nothing wrong with that. However, there is something to…

“La La Land” Choreographer Talks Creating Movie Musical Magic

Note: This interview was originally conducted by Taylor Leddin for Fan Fest in February of 2017. La Land Land has been the talk of the town this awards season and has danced its way into the hearts of audiences across the globe. Choreographer Mandy Moore, whose body of work includes Dancing with the Stars, American Hustle, and Silver Linings Playbook,…

Film and TV Actor, Gary Ray Moore, to Receive Courage Award

Tonight, film and television actor, Gary Ray Moore, will be presented with the Stephanie Digeno Courage Award from the Asheville Film Festival. Moore, best known for his role as Jack Warton on Netflix’s House of Cards, recently overcame his battle with cancer and is the first recipient of this Courage Award. The Tidbit spoke with…