Eric D Snider
Joined: Jul 16, 2014
Eric D. Snider has been a writer since childhood, a film critic since 1999, and a beard wearer since 2008. He holds a degree in journalism and used to work in "the newspaper industry," back when that was a thing. He lives in Portland, Ore., and moved there before it was trendy.
Tom Cruise earned his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for Oliver Stone's star-spangled Vietnam War flick, but the role of Ron Kovic was supposed to be Al Pacino's.
Oscar-winning horror flicks. Best Picture-nominated cartoons. Emerging independent filmmakers. Moviemaking legends creating some of the best work of their careers. The 1990s had it all.
The world changed in the 2000s, and not just because the years started with “2” now (although that was huge).
Sting's wife found it, Tom Cruise sold it, Brad Pitt loved it, and Madonna married the director of this quirky crime film, which is turning 20 years old.
The Oscar-nominated musical is also a history lesson about Hollywood in the late 1920s, when silent pictures were giving way to talkies.
'The Fog,' John Carpenter's eerie 1980 crowd-pleaser, overcame its tiny budget and DIY production to become a huge hit, earning 20 times what it cost to make.
George Lucas's iconic ode to the early 1960s arrived in theaters 45 years ago today.
It was 25 years ago that Harrison Ford swore he didn't kill his wife. Tommy Lee Jones didn't care.
You take the good, you take the bad, you take 'em both, and there you have these 15 facts about the ladies of Eastland.
6. Leonardo DiCaprio had 100 wardrobe changes.
Martin Scorsese’s ode to old-timey criminals, which was 32 years in the making, was released in theaters 15 years ago today.
The disco drama that turned John Travolta into a superstar premiered 40 years ago.