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The Sadistic Spouse: Charles Boyer in Gaslight

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Apr 23, 2014

This post is part of the Great Villain Blogathon cohosted by Speakeasy, Shadows and Satin, and Silver Screenings. Check out other entries on one of their sites! When it comes to villains, Gregory Anton in Gaslight lacks the theatricality of The Joker read more
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A Few Final Thoughts on TCMFF 2014

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Apr 23, 2014

TCMFF is more physically demanding than I expected. As I was leaving the airport to come home, there were some employees standing near the entrance to the baggage claim area saying things like, “Have a nice day!” and “Enjoy your vis read more
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By Any Means Necessary: Tracking Titles

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Apr 22, 2014

This is a follow-up to a recent post where I revived this idea and made it a theme. Flixsie is a Roku channel that I just gave a litmus test. It purports to be a search engine for titles available on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. After havi read more
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‘Try to say Robert Osborne without smiling’:Celebrating 20 years of Osborne, TCM

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

“I love my husband first, and then Robert Osborne second,” said Eva Marie Saint during a surprise guest appearance. Friday afternoon during the second day of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival turned into a sort of surprise party of TCM’s read more
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Pic of the Day: “Head” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Apr 22, 2014

Today we celebrate the 77th birthday anniversary of legendary Hollywood madman Jack Nicholson. As one of the scriptwriters of Bob Rafelson‘s Head (1968), he is at least partially responsible for the creation of Lord High ‘n’ Low, on read more
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Book Review: Room 1219

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Apr 22, 2014

You know Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, that impossibly agile fat man who, at one time, was almost as popular as Sir Charles Chaplin. You also know the scandal that shattered his reputation and destroyed his film comedy career. Hell, you may e read more
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#TCMFF 2014 Highlights – Why Worry?

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Apr 22, 2014

A film with a simple premise enchanted me at the Egyptian Theater at this year’s TCMFF. Harold Van Pelham, a rich hypochondriac sails off  to an island paradise for his health.  He travels with his nurse who watches him like a hawk and ensures read more
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Tumultes, Happy Anniversary! Premiered April 22, 1932, in France

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Apr 22, 2014

    This Film-Noir was an alternate version of the German production of Stürme der Leidenschaft, same story, simply different languages (German and French) and a different cast (Leidenschaft starred Emil Jannings, while Tumultes had Charle read more
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HOLLYWOOD DAYS AND NIGHTS

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on Apr 22, 2014

A FIRST-TIMER'S NOTES ON THE 2014 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL  Mid-day Thursday, April 10, as I waited for my repeatedly delayed flight to depart SFO for Burbank, I had to admit to myself that I'd made a miscalculation in planning my trip to the read more
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TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 - Press Conference with Ben Mankiewicz

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Apr 22, 2014

"You want to make them a little uncomfortable in their seat but you don't want to knock them off the chair." Ben Mankiewicz on interviewing Here are some highlights from the press conference with Ben Mankiewicz at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festiva read more
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The Frozen North (1922) A Silent Film Review

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Apr 22, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on April 22, 2014 in Blog, Feature, Silent Movie Review Buster Keaton delivers a slice of demented wackiness in this snow-bound comedy. Keaton is a lusty would-be bandit with a large dose of William S. Hart mannerisms. It’s de read more
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Hot Docs 2014: Fourteen Days in May (1987)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Apr 22, 2014

Edward Earl Johnson was executed in a Mississippi’s gas chamber on May 20, 1987. In the lead up to the execution, filmmaker Paul Hamann was granted unprecedented access to the prison, the guard, Johnson and his family and the result is Fourtee read more
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Hot Docs 2014: The Homestretch

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pam on Apr 22, 2014

Since I’m lucky enough to always have had a roof over my head, it’s difficult to fully understand what it is to be homeless. To wonder where you’ll sleep that night, where the next meal is coming from, how to access health services read more
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Tribeca Film Festival 2014: Starred Up (2014)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Lesley Coffin on Apr 22, 2014

It’s a rare cinematic experience that a movie leaves the viewer haunted, needing to talk over what they’ve just seen in some thoughtful detail.  Starred Up, the new prison drama by English director David Mackenzie, starring Jack O’Connell, Rupert read more
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TCM Fest 2014 Diary: Day 4

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Apr 22, 2014

Somehow, throughout these last four days, time had continued progressing in a forward motion to the point that we now reached the LAST day of TCM Fest, a thought that seemed unimaginable on Thursday, or even still today. But we festival-goers now read more
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Review: "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer"

Curtains Posted by Janelle Vreeland on Apr 22, 2014

Ben Model has done it again. Today marks the official release of Model's most recent Kickstarter venture, "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer," and this latest offering is every bit as entertaining as the last. Musty Suffer is the title character in a ser read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Apr 22, 2014

Eddie Albert (1906-2005) Vivian Dandridge (1921-1991) Image Source read more
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Top 250 Tuesday #070 – Blade Runner (1982)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Apr 22, 2014

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #070 on the list, Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click her read more
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The Great Villain Blogathon: The Spider Woman

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Apr 22, 2014

Something scary is happening.  Speakeasy, Shadows and Satin and Silver Screenings have pooled their considerable talents to bring us The Great Villain Blogathon, running April 20th to 26th. Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce first embodied Sherloc read more
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TCM Fest 2014 Diary: Day 3

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Apr 22, 2014

Saturday was a bit of an odd day for me, as I only ended up watching one, single film! If you’re wondering how that’s even possible: while, yes, there are slews of amazing films to see every day at the festival, there’s also a bevy read more
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The Great Villain Blogathon: C. Aubrey Smith, 'No More Orchids'

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Apr 22, 2014

Once Carole Lombard received a seven-year contract from Paramount in 1930, her days cast as villainous roles were more or less over. Not that Lombard had ever played an out-and-out "boo-hiss" type -- she was probably too pretty for such parts -- but read more
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Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood (2000)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

Regulars to the site know of my tendency to discuss the roles of women in cinema, and the classic film era simultaneously marginalized and provided opportunities for women in Hollywood.  Frances Marion is one of the preeminent female screenwriters of read more
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Remembering Mickey Rooney at TCMFF 2014

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Apr 22, 2014

Photo courtesy Getty Images. That’s me in the second row with a flower in my hair. Jessica of Comet Over Hollywood is to my left, Carley of The Kitty Packard Pictorial is on my right. Just a few days before the Turner Classic Movie Classic Film read more
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Day 3: The Great Villain Blogathon

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Apr 22, 2014

Originally posted on Silver Screenings: The chronicles of the dastardly and the contemptible continue on Day 3 of the Great Villain Blogathon. We have some terrific Villains featured today! Brought to you by Karen of Shadows & Satin, Kristina of read more
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Photos, 'Now And Forever'

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Apr 21, 2014

Above are Carole Lombard, Gary Cooper and Shirley Temple in one of two promotional photos from their 1934 Paramount film "Now And Forever." It's being auctioned at eBay, as is this photo of Shirley performing in front of a bunch of kids:That may or m read more
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John Wayne: The Life and the Legend — Enter-to-Win (Facebook Giveaway, week of April 21)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 21, 2014

I am very happy to say that CMH has one more copy of  John Wayne: The Life and Legend to giveaway via Facebook!  All you have to do to enter is answer the following question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog post: Who is your favorit read more
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TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 - Press Conference with Robert Osborne

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Apr 21, 2014

"I didn't know being a nurse was going to be part of the job." Robert Osborne Here are some highlights from the press conference with Robert Osborne at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival. Note that this is paraphrasing and not direct quotation. On read more
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Here we go again …

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 21, 2014

I will be out of town until April 30.  My brother’s family rented a house near the Sundance Resort in Utah for a family reunion . On the way there, we will stop in Moab, Utah to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.  Stops in Sin City, read more
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“I’M HUNGRY, I WANT MY PANTS!” Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Apr 21, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on April 21, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor Sometimes silent movies have a title card that just makes me lose it. This is one such card. It’s from the 1925 Harry Carey western comedy vehicle entitled Beyond the Border. The whole mov read more
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Big Bad Wolves (2013)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Apr 21, 2014

Big Bad Wolves features a sadistic killer who targets young girls. He cathches them, tortures them, then decapitates them with a rusty saw, sometimes while they’re still conscious. Israeli police officer Mickey is hot on his trail, but after a read more
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