Frank Capra was born in Sicily in 1897. When he was five, his family emigrated to America. In 1918, he graduated from the Caltech with a degree in chemical engineering. World War I was still ongoing when he graduated so he was commissioned as an officer in the Army, where he taught mathematics to...(more)
Dalton Trumbo was born in Colorado in 1905. He attended the University of Colorado and the University of Southern California. He began his career with various journalism positions, while using his free time writing short stories and novels that he couldn’t get published. His entry to Hollywood wa...(more)
A few days ago (3rd of June, 2016), the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passed away. Ali elevated boxing to cinematic levels and was the subject of a 2001 biopic. Thinking about Ali led me to thinking about the many great films that have been made about boxing.
10. Fat City (1972) - This is the kind ...(more)