Archive for December, 2009

Midnight in the Cellar – Dr. Strangelove – (1964)

Posted in mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker, midnight in the cellar with tags , , , on December 30, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar



Fearful that the Russians are flouridating America’s drinking water, General Jack D. Ripper unleashes a B-52 H-Bomb attack on the Soviets, and a frantic President and Joint Chiefs of Staff must somehow find a way to stop it. A Stanley Kubrick classic film masterpiece, however, please don’t start with his early works in identifying cinematic genius.

Cellar Laughter – Cheech & Chongs Up in Smoke (1978)

Posted in Cellar Laughter, mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker with tags , , , , , on December 30, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar



Cheech and Chong’s first “hit” film is a popular comedy for the red-eyed generation. The outrageous pair begin their search for green pastures and good grass. After several wacky adventures and close shaves ensue, the comedic duo end up at L.A.’s Roxy Theatre to perform a hilarious final scene. Without giving away too many clues, it can be said that a pink tutu and a red quaalude fill the silver screen with cinema magic.

Directed by, Lou Adler

Midnight in the Cellar – A Christmas Stroy (1983)

Posted in mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker, midnight in the cellar with tags , , , on December 24, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar


A Christmas Story is a 1983 American/Canadian Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, including material from his books “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash”, and “Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories”. It was directed by Bob Clark. The film has since become a holiday classic and is known to be shown numerous times on television during the Christmas season (TBS 24-hour marathon) DO IT!

Cellar Laughter – Ace Ventura (1994)

Posted in Cellar Laughter, mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker with tags , , , , on December 22, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar


Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey. It co-stars Courteney Cox, Tone Loc, and Sean Young among others. Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino also portrays himself in a major role.

The Karate Kid (2010) Trailer

Posted in mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker, Trailers with tags , , , on December 22, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar


The Karate Kid – June 11th, 2010

Starring: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson
Directed by: Harald Zwart

RIP Brittany Murphy

Posted in Bay Area News, mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker with tags , , on December 20, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar

Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32. FULL STORY

Midnight In The Cellar – La Dolce Vita (1960)

Posted in mattsfilmcellar, mcvicker, midnight in the cellar with tags , , , , on December 20, 2009 by mattsfilmcellar

“La Dolce Vita” (Italian for “The Sweet Life”) is a 1960 film by the critically acclaimed director Federico Fellini. The film is a story of a passive journalist’s week in Rome, and his search for both happiness and love that will never come. Cited as the film that signals the split between Fellini’s earlier neo-realist films and his later art films, it is considered as one of the great achievements in world cinema.