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Supporting Players: Jules Munshin

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Apr 24, 2015

Character actor Jules Munshin delighted audiences with comic roles in many old Hollywood musicals, including our movie of the month, Easter Parade (1948). Jules Munshin is best known today for his role in On the Town (1949) as a sailor on 24-hour read more
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REMAKE ALLEY: Goodbye Again (1933) and Honeymoon for Three (1941)

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Apr 24, 2015

Movie:  Goodbye Again Genre:  Comedy Sub-genre:  screwball, romance, trains Allan Scott and George Haight's play Goodbye Again had a successful run of 216 performances in the Broadway season of 1931/32 starring Osgood Perkins.  read more
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Pic of the Day: “What’s the Matter with Helen?” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Apr 24, 2015

We close the week with another look at the handout-seeking tramp of Curtis Harrington‘s What’s the Matter with Helen? (1971). It’s a very brief appearance for Timothy, but Harrington imagined no one else in the role and insisted he read more
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PHANTOM EMPIRES II - The Revenge of Phantom Empires

Phantom Empires Posted by Clayton on Apr 24, 2015

PHANTOM EMPIRES II - The Revenge of Phantom Empires 4/24/2015 0 Comments   Hello to my friends (and others,  hehehe),  I am back on the blogging trail after a read more
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The Nicholas Cage Syndrome: Is Taste More Crucial than Talent?

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Apr 24, 2015

I was outraged by the choice of Keira Knightley to play Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice. “That woman,” I complained to my sister Rachel, “is known for her toned midriff, not her acting talent.” Although Knightley did a passable job in read more
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Just Whose Story Is It? – Quickie Review: A Soldier’s Story (1984)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Apr 24, 2015

The problem with Norman Jewison‘s 1984 film A Soldier’s Story is that while it tries very hard to be a movie with a message, and while it works for the most part on that level, it forgets one of the most basic characteristics of  film mak read more
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Mystery Train (1989, Jim Jarmusch)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 24, 2015

Mystery Train is a comedy. It’s many other things–an examination and comparison of various kinds of differentness–but it’s also a very funny comedy. In fact, Jarmusch keeps characters around for nothing else. Train is the int read more
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Central Park (1932)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Apr 24, 2015

(Image via Doctor Macro) Dot (Joan Blondell) and Rick (Wallace Ford) are both unemployed transplants, having moved to New York from small, fly-over towns. They meet in Central Park one day, when they share a meal of two stolen hot dogs from a lunch s read more
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Classic Links

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Apr 24, 2015

Image Source I wonder what happened to the original versions of these paper caricatures made for film advertisements? They're gorgeous! This is a fascinating article about how Elizabeth "Tippy" Walker, the actress who played one of the young girls read more
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Star 80 (1983)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Apr 24, 2015

The last film directed by acclaimed choreographer and director Bob Fosse, is a a bleak tale of obsession, both for fame and romance, swathed in questions regarding public persona and the exploitation of women. Watching Star 80 is even more dour, beca read more
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Alfabeto do cinema clássico

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Apr 24, 2015

Alfabeto do cinema clássico Algo aconteceu quase um ano atrás: recebi o prêmio ABC – Awesome Blog Content – do meu amigo Rich do blog Wide Screen World. Mas só descobri isto semana passada! Por isso, sem mais demora, coloco meu read more
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[Stopped Buttons] Day 64 | April 23

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 23, 2015

Parenthood (1989, Ron Howard) 2008 PARENTHOOD was a big deal when it came out in 1989. It was a grown-up movie while still accessible to kids. I saw it in the theater at least once with my summer camp (Summer Adventure Club) and constantly on VHS a read more
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A 'Pic' of the Smiths

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Apr 23, 2015

Carole Lombard's return to comedy in "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" was well-dcoumented in the press. For example, check out this two-page photo spread from Pic magazine of Jan. 7, 1941:You can purchase this magazine, one of the many clones of Life magazine from read more
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Coming Soon: Robert Young’s Films Marathon

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Apr 23, 2015

After an Olivia de Havilland, a William Holden and a Dolores Hart’s film marathon, I’ll start a Robert Young’s film marathon soon. I haven’t seen Robert Young in many movies: two (Secret Agent and Crossfire), plus some episod read more
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Dolores Hart’s Films Marathon: Review and Feedback

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Apr 23, 2015

I think it was about time for me to write my feedback for the Dolores Hart’s Films Marathon. It was a short marathon as I watched seven of her films, but it seems to me that it lasted forever! The best thing I discover about Dolores Hart when read more
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Hot Docs 2015: Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Apr 23, 2015

What happens when one family’s desperate search for a missing brother and son collides with a national tragedy? Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi, a new doc from filmmaker Neal Broffman, finds a troubling answer to the question to our brave new age read more
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Top Picks: The Ox-Bow Incident

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Apr 23, 2015

This week, we're celebrating Anthony Quinn's 100th birthday with a look at one of his most underrated films, The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). Here he is at far left with Dana Andrews; Henry Fonda; Frank Conroy, and Jane Darwell. Anthony Quinn was on read more
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Classic Television Thursday #031 – The Soupy Sales Show

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Apr 23, 2015

Last time we looked at the classic panel game What’s My Line, and in the featured episode the “mystery guest” was Soupy Sales, so I thought this week we’d take a look at Mr. Pie-in-in-the-Face himself, Soupy Sales. Born Milton read more
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Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 16 – 20

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Apr 23, 2015

A man with two dogs and 75 cats asks Rob to handle a dispute with his neighbor, who thinks all of his pets are too noisy. (Screen capture by Lindsey for TMP) Season 5, Episode 16: “I Do Not Choose to Run” Directed by Jerry Paris Written read more
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‘The Beyond’

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on Apr 23, 2015

While he may not have the name recognition of George Romero or Wes Craven, Lucio Fulci has had a singular impact on the horror genre. And though his work doesn’t lend itself to the sort of pop culture familiarity that unites these and other read more
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It’s my body and I’ll ‘Fly’ if I want to: Cronenberg’s scientific cautionary tale

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on Apr 23, 2015

As diverse as his career has been, there is arguably one key feature that best defines a David Cronenberg film. There are, of course, exceptions (in some cases, great exceptions: A History of Violence [2005]), but from Rabid (1977) to A Dangerous read more
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‘Odd Man Out’

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on Apr 23, 2015

Directed by Carol Reed and presented by the legendary J. Arthur Rank, both of whom were at the height of their careers with still more great films to come, Odd Man Out is one of the pinnacle achievements in post-war British cinema. And with James read more
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Media Matters: David Cronenberg’s ‘Videodrome’

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on Apr 23, 2015

It’s not uncommon for a science fiction film to prophesy the future, in terms of technology, the social state of humanity, or even certain global scenarios. It is, however, relatively rare for a film to have as its basic premise particular read more
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‘Imitation of Life’ (1934/1959)

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on Apr 23, 2015

Imitation of Life Written by William Hurlbut Directed by John M. Stahl USA, 1934 Written by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott Directed by Douglas Sirk USA, 1959 The debate about the necessity and worth of continual remakes rages on every year. Wi read more
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The Mark of Zorro (1940) with Tyrone Power

Classic Film Freak Posted by on Apr 23, 2015

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Two Classic Shows, Two Unusual Takes on Jack the Ripper

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 23, 2015

Numerous TV series and films have offered imaginative twists on the mysterious murderer that terrorized the Whitechapel district of London in the late 1880s. Two of my favorite big screen versions are the time travel fantasy Time After Time (1979), w read more
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Dream Home (aka: Wai Dor Lei Ah Yut Ho)

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Apr 23, 2015

(2010) Directed by Ho-Cheung Pang; Written by: Ho-Cheung Pang, Kwok Cheung Tsang and Chi-Man Wan; Story by: Ho-Cheung Pang; Starring: Josie Ho, Juno Mak, Eason Chan and Norman Chu; Available on DVD. Rating: *** ½ “Do we need read more
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[Stopped Buttons] Day 63 | April 22

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 22, 2015

Equus (1977, Sidney Lumet) 2008 I’m a little young to have a Richard Burton prejudice. I’d heard he was a ham, but never really seen it. I was reading about Richard Burton somewhere and it said EQUUS was a great performance in a bad spo read more
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'Godfrey" is going Broadway...er, Chicago

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Apr 22, 2015

Carole Lombard's cinematic triumph, "My Man Godfrey," may soon wind up adapted along the same lines as another Lombard gem......"Twentieth Century," whose musical adaptation "On the Twentieth Century" has been revived this spring in New York with Kri read more
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News From the Lake for April 22nd, 2015

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Apr 22, 2015

  News in a nutshell: getTV announces additional programming over the next month, celebrate 100 years of Technicolor at an upcoming Los Angeles event, and what’s new on DVD and Blu. getTV wants to honor mother’s everywhere with spe read more
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