Posted: January 3, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, France | Tags: 1990s, Cinema, Jean Reno, Léon The Professional, Luc Besson, Movies, Natalie Portman, New York, The Professional
Jean Reno in Léon (1994)
French postcard, no. PP 122. Photo: publicity still for Léon/Léon: The Professional (Luc Besson, 1994).
Posted: December 11, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Guns and Gadgets, Mediasphere, Self Defense | Tags: 1990s, American Film Institute, Conceal Carry, Gangsters, Goodfellas, Guns, Henry Hill, Joe Pesci, Karen Hill, Lorraine Bracco, Mafia, Martin Scorcese, Martin Scorsese, Michael Imperioli, Movies, Nicholas Pileggi, Panties, Pistol, Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
“I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriend gave them a gun to hide. But I didn’t. I got to admit the truth. It turned me on.”
Lorraine Bracco as Karen Hill in Martin Scorsese‘s Goodfellas, 1990
Posted: June 16, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment | Tags: 1990s, Cinema, Double Indemnity (film), film noir, Movies, murder, My Sweet, Mystery, Neo-noir, Noir, Out of the Past, The Maltese Falcon (1941 film), Thriller
Neo-noir is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other forms that prominently utilize elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s.
Posted: May 12, 2015 Filed under: Entertainment, History, Mediasphere | Tags: 1990s, Advertising, America Online, AOL, dot com boom, Internet, TV
“Did you know I can even send email on the internet?”
Television commercial for American Online, which came at the birth of consumer internet usage (“dot com boom”) in the mid-90’s. (1995)