Monthly Archives: September 2019

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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Cooking With the Stars: Claudette Colbert’s Cheese and Olive Puffs

Cooking With the Stars: Claudette Colbert’s Cheese and Olive Puffs If you’re a Cooking with the Stars devotee, you might have noticed that I attempt to curate the recipes and honorees with a specific theme or date in mind each … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway – Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache

Celebrating Women Pioneer Filmmakers!We’re Giving Away 5 Alice Guy-Blache Documentary DVDs this Month! A scrupulously well-researched documentary about one of early cinema’s greatest pioneers and the world’s first woman filmmaker – The Hollywood Reporter This month we kick off our … Continue reading

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