Monthly Archives: September 2019

Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Godfather Part II” (Giveaway runs now through Oct 26)

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Godfather Part II” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Nov 10, Tues Nov 12 and Wed Nov 13 “My father taught me many things here – he taught me … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director Rupert Goold on Renée Zellweger’s Remarkable Transformation into ‘Judy’

The new film is bound to cause controversy among classic movie fans but Zellweger’s performance is Oscar-worthy. Winter 1968: Showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London to perform in a sell-out run at Talk of the Town. It’s … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Preview of the 2019 Lone Pine Film Festival

Western RoundUp: Preview of the 2019 Lone Pine Film Festival Last fall I shared some of the history of Westerns filming in Lone Pine, California, along with a look at five movies filmed in the area. Those five films were just a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd

Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd If we can credit a single figure for being a silent comedy legend, a gifted performer, a pioneer of the cinema, and the very personification of the can-do spirit of the 1920s, it’s … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Just the Facts on Double Indemnity

Noir Nook: Just the Facts on Double Indemnity Not long ago, I was interviewed on a podcast about my very favorite film noir – Double Indemnity (1944). I had an absolute ball talking about the superb writing and direction, the … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford

Silver Screen Standards: Margaret Rutherford The 2018 documentary, Truly Miss Marple – The Curious Case of Margaret Rutherford, is currently available for streaming on Amazon Prime, so this is a perfect time to learn more about the iconic character actor … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Alien 40th Anniversary” (Giveaway runs now through Sept 28)

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Alien 40th Anniversary” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Oct 13, Tues Oct 15 and Wed Oct 16 “This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off.” CMH continues … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)

“Things have been awfully dead around here.” I am forever indebted to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. The duo were my entry point into classic film as a kid, and many of their comedies (Buck Privates, Rio Rita, Abbott & … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: The Best of Harpo

The Funny Papers: The Best of Harpo “If things get too much for you and you feel the whole world’s against you, go stand on your head. If you can think of anything crazier to do, do it.” — Harpo … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Adriana Caselotti

Classic Movie Travels: Adriana Caselotti – Los Angeles and Burbank When one reflects upon voice actors and the many animated features in which they have worked, some individuals and their characters are iconic or inseparable from one another. Some vocal … Continue reading

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