Category Archives: funny names in movies

Netflix And Chill Wills

Actually, there’s no need to “Netflix and chill” when a Chill Wills flick is on the tube. It demands your full attention. The colorful, guitar-strumming character actor above was a 43-year film veteran, whose career was defined by numerous cowboy roles, including Giant, The … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day from Punxsutawney Phil

How many of you have gained all of your knowledge about the big holiday Hoo-ha today from the movie? You know, Groundhog Day, the Lay’s Potato Chip of a flick starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell from 1993 that you … Continue reading

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Ji-Tu Cumbuka

When you see the name Ji-Tu, your brain probably checks its card catalog for best matches and then pulls up the sport jujitsu. But he is not jujitsu; he’s a veteran actor. You may recognize Ji-Tu Combuka from his acting roles in Roots, … Continue reading

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The B’s Have It for Beulah Bondi

Beulah Bondi—an actress with the alliteration we love—grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana. A town chock full of funny name goodness, take Orville Redenbacher for instance. Arto covered him cleverly here. The stars aligned in Valparaiso with famous actors and popcorn … Continue reading

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I Hope Hearing about Bennet Omalu Doesn’t Make Your Head Hurt

A movie about concussions is coming to a theater near you on Christmas Day. Will Smith figures that the subject is important enough that he hung his star on it. I’ve seen the trailers for Concussion on the big screen. … Continue reading

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