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The 2015 Favourite Classic Movie Actress Tournament Round One part 2

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Mar 5, 2015

The first round  of The 2015 Favourite Classic Movie Actress Tournament continues  with a new set of incredible actresses! This is an actress competition to elect your favourite actress of the 30’s, the 40’s, the 50’s and the 60’s, organized read more
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It’s Called The ULTRON Program – Here’s The Brand New Trailer For Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Mar 4, 2015

Yeah, I’m just gonna get out of the way and let ya watch this one. If this is any indication, it looks like this one’s gonna be at least as much fun as the first. read more
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[Stopped Buttons] Day 13 | March 4

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 4, 2015

Nobody’s the Greatest (1975, Damiano Damiani) 2008 I may have been hesitant to watch NOBODY’S THE GREATEST; I got it from Nicheflix. Lovely Paramount Italy DVD. At the time–and maybe still–both NOBODY films only had grey mar read more
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Abbott & Costello Meet the Frankenstein Monster...and Dracula...and the Wolf Man*

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 4, 2015

Lou sits on the Frankenstein Monster. Ask a classic movie fan to name their favorite comedians and I suspect only a few would list Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. More likely answers might be Chaplin, Keaton, and the Marx Brothers. And yet, the legacy read more
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First set of matches are in the books

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 4, 2015

The first set of the first round matches in the 2015 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tourney are either complete or near over. So here are all the numbers of the first matches. The second set of matches will begin shortly this evening. 30's era: read more
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Second set of matches are now underway...

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 4, 2015

With the first two brackets just wrapping up a few minutes ago, we continue on with the other two brackets of first round play. Here are the brackets and matches that are scheduled to begin immediately. The polls to vote on are the sidebar to the ri read more
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Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Mar 4, 2015

Today I’m serving murder. Following is a list of memorable movie murders – for fun.  I’m not sure what that says about me, but I hope you enjoy revisiting the scenes I describe – as disturbing as some of them are.  Feel free read more
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Rendezvous With Yesterday - Time Tunnel - Unaired Pilot

The Old Movie House Posted by Tom on Mar 4, 2015

"Don't get logical with me. This is a running and jumping show."                                 read more
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Unconquered (1947)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 4, 2015

Unconquered Directed by Cecil B. DeMille Written by Charles Bennett, Fredric M. Frank, and Jesse Lasky Jr. from the novel “The Judas Tree” by Neil H. Swanson 1947/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental There is something w read more
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Video of the Week: “What’s the Matter with Helen?” trailer

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Mar 4, 2015

This week’s video is the trailer for Curtis Harrington‘s favorite of all of his films, What’s the Matter with Helen? (1971). Timothy is briefly glimpsed as the panhandling bum who gives Debbie Reynolds quite a scare. Also featured a read more
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Review: P Like Pelican (1972)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Mar 4, 2015

The opening screening of I for Iran: A History of Iranian Cinema by its Creators is a programme of short films including 1972’s P Like Pelican, directed by Parviz Kimiavi. In just 25 minutes, P Like Pelican is a rich introduction to the nation read more
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That's no clown dress, bro

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Mar 4, 2015

Every now and then, I wonder just how differently people in Carole Lombard's time viewed things. By that, I'm not referring to stuff that happened later that they could not have foreseen, but merely perceptions that would seem obvious to us in 2015 b read more
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News From the Lake for March 3rd, 2015

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

  News in a nutshell: Frank Sinatra gets a Centennial celebration, Bruce Lee and Veronica Lake are receive the biopic treatment, we say goodbye to another star (of the small screen), more TCM Film Fest stars, what’s playing on television, read more
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Anatomy of a Scene: Angels with Dirty Faces

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 4, 2015

The electric chair sequence in Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) is one of the most famous scenes in old Hollywood films. Above, James Cagney (center left) walks the last mile with Pat O'Brien. We'll break down the scene -- and what makes it work -- bel read more
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Animals on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Mar 4, 2015

Animals on Hollywood's Walk of FameFamous Dogs, Character Costumes : Muppets, Godzilla Walk of Fame Animals: Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Strongheart, The Muppets, Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Godzilla The only actual animals with stars on the Hollywood&nbs read more
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The Decalogue: One (1989, Krzysztof Kieslowski)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 4, 2015

For the first episode of “The Decalogue,” director Kieslowski and co-writer Krzysztof Piesiewicz go straight for the jugular. Kieslowski fills the episode with foreshadowing until it spills over. And no symbolism is too obvious. One is a read more
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Collection Update: February 2015

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Mar 4, 2015

Movies/TV A much greater number of acquisitions this month than last! Let’s get into the list. DVD 22 Jump Street – Amazon I’m not a huge fan of new-release comedies but I enjoyed this one a lot. Definitely my favorite comedy relea read more
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I for Iran: A History of Iranian Cinema by Its Creators Launches at TIFF

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Mar 4, 2015

It’s long been rumored that Iran has a rich and robust national cinema. That “rumor” is not meant to be sarcastic, because despite a body of critical literature on Iranian cinema, the work itself has been remarkably difficult to se read more
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Classic Movie Travels: Jack Benny Plaza and Statue

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 4, 2015

Celebrating Waukegan’s Favorite Son… On a 1959 episode of the television game show What’s My Line?, Jack Benny quipped the following line to host John Charles Daly: “They say that I put Waukegan on the map. But it’s not true. Waukegan read more
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DVD Review: Before Nanook of the North, There Was In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 4, 2015

At the turn of the twentieth century, photographer Edward S. Curtis made his name documenting Native Americans, striving to preserve memories of a culture that he saw slipping away. Feeling these static images were not enough to capture the richness read more
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The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

The universal nature of cinema is best illustrated through tributes by other directors. Acclaimed French director Francois Truffaut, part of the French New Wave, was directly influenced by the work of Alfred Hitchcock when he created The Bride Wore B read more
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In Service of Nothing (2015, Tyler Gibb)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 4, 2015

In Service of Nothing doesn’t have a writer credit, which is unfortunate. Even though the narration is occasionally too heavy-handed, it still has its effect moments. Nothing is an unlicensed James Bond “potential” short film. Dire read more
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[Stopped Buttons] Day 12 | March 3

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 3, 2015

Sabrina (1995, Sydney Pollack) 2008 By 1995, I was tracking upcoming releases–through Entertainment Weekly mostly–and was excited for SABRINA. My dad and I saw it at a sneak preview. I think a week early. My mom and sister didn’t read more
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Highlights From My DVD/Blu-ray Collection--Part One*

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Mar 3, 2015

*Or: Why I Never Have Any Money Today I am going to start a new series showing some--some--of my vast and head-scratching home video collection. What I will reveal to you is only the tip of the iceberg. You may ask, "How can I build my own f read more
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To Catch a Prince Grace Kelly Costume Barbie Princess

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Mar 3, 2015

The Bride, The Movie Star: Grace Kelly Costume Mattel Barbie Doll : May 1955, Grace Kelly was working on the Alfred Hitchcock movie To Catch a Thief with her costar, Cary Grant. She visited Prince Rainier at his palace in Monaco. Mattel Grace Kel read more
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Monsieur Vincent

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 3, 2015

Monsieur Vincent Directed by Maurice Cloche Written by Jean-Bernard Luc and Jean Anouilh 1947/France Edition et Diffusion Cinematographique/Office Familial de Documentaire Artistique/Union Generale Cinematographique First viewing/Netflix rental Th read more
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The Art of Keye Luke

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 3, 2015

Keye Luke, who is best known for his portrayal of Number One son Lee Chan in the 20th Century Fox Charlie Chan series, was one of the first Asian film stars to have a successful career in Hollywood, a career which lasted for over 50 years. Becoming a read more
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Pic of the Day: “The Velvet Jungle” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Mar 3, 2015

It’s National Pancake Day! What better way to celebrate than with a nice hot stack of “super pancakes” served up by Danny, the (unfortunately racist) diner dude from the Starsky and Hutch episode “The Velvet Jungle,” fir read more
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Classic Films in Focus: COVER GIRL (1944)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Mar 3, 2015

Rita Hayworth gets top billing in director Charles Vidor’s musical romance, Cover Girl (1944), but most modern viewers will be drawn to the picture as an early Gene Kelly vehicle, and it’s true that the movie would be a lot less memorable read more
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Mini Tribute: Child Star Bobby Driscoll

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 3, 2015

Born March 3, 1937, Child Actor Bobby Driscoll! In his 22-year career (1943-1965), Bobby Driscoll appeared in over 50 films and television shows, but is probably best known for his Disney roles as Johnny in Song of the South (1946), Jim Hawkins in read more
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