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To Kill a Mockingbird: The Casting of Atticus Finch

  The Filming of To Kill a Mockingbird: The Casting of Atticus Finch Exclusive Excerpt from “Why to Kill a Mockingbird Matters” A Big Thank You to author Tom Santopietro for hand-picking this excerpt about the casting of Atticus, from … Continue reading

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Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters, Book Giveaway (now through August 18)

Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee’s Book and the Iconic American Film Mean To Us Today Book Giveaway Meticulous attention to detail… Readers not familiar with the stories behind the novel and film will find much to … Continue reading

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The Big Country 60th Anniversary Blu-Ray Giveaway (now-Aug 4)

The Big Country 60th Anniversary Special Edition Blu-Ray Giveaway “Kino Lorber’s majestic Blu-ray presentation of The Big Country is nearly an essential presentation of William Wyler’s masterpiece, on a disc loaded with enough extras to satisfy casual and rabid collectors … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Summer — and the Stars!

  Just for Fun: Summer and The Stars It’s finally here! Yes, June 21st has arrived and with it the first official day of summer. So get out your bathing suits, fishing poles and get ready to run for the … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day: A Celebration of Classic Movie Father’s

  A Celebration of Classic Movie Fathers In terms of days dedicated to parents, Father’s Day is the one that pretty much gets the shaft. With Mother’s Day we are consistently inundated with content on our TVs, laptops, tablets, smart … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Three (Feb 15)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two Saturday February 15:  Talk of the Town at 8:00AM 7 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Writing Original Story, Best Writing Screenplay, Best Cinematography Black-and-White, Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration Black-and-White, Best Film Editing, Best … Continue reading

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Atticus Finch: Classic Movie Characters with Kickass Confidence

Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, played by Gregory Peck (Academy Award for Best Actor) I saw To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time 40 years ago. To this day, it still moves me to tears when I … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Gregory Peck

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gregory Peck, born April 5th, 1916! Sometimes I can’t help but wonder if Gregory Peck is actually human. I can’t help it. He is almost too perfect to be of this world. Is … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness: A Very Special ‘Vacation’ Magnet (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness is winding down… This particular magnet is very special to me because I bought it while I was on vacation last summer… drum roll please…  In order to win today’s SPECIAL Classic Movie Magnet, be the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Rhodes, Greece (Lindos)

And, continued from my last blog post, I was fortunate enough to see yet another film site, this time — in Greece… On Rhodes Island (and yes, I saw where the Colossus once stood — which was mind-boggling), they did … Continue reading

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