Tag Archives: Judy Garland

Cooking with the Stars: Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken with Avocado and Mushrooms

Cooking with the Stars: Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken with Avocado and Mushrooms It may be freezing outside, but here I am with the perfect dish this month to warm you back up again! February is all about Elizabeth Taylor, the darling … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Meet Me in St. Louis” (Giveaway runs now through Nov 24)

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Meet Me in St. Louis (75th Anniversary)” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 8 and Wed Dec 11 “But the main thing is, Tootie, that we’re all going to … 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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Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Danny Miller)

Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel Judy Garland and Dottie Ponedel always found time for laughs on set. Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Judy Garland, by any measure one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Classic Movie Hub! Ah, Halloween. That beautiful time of a year when I eat an entire bag of Milky Way mini bars while dressed up in lobster costume, and no one will judge me for it! Anyway, we … Continue reading

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Majestic Hollywood: Interview with Mark A. Viera

  Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 (Running Press)  An Interview with author Mark A.Vieira As pretty much every classic movie fan knows, the year 1939 is considered special, well, extraordinary really. Film historians refer to it as the greatest … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Two (Feb 8)

Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two Saturday February 8: Auntie Mame at 5:30PM EST 6 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Cinematography Color, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Film Editing 1959 “Life is a banquet and most … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Seven): The Freed Unit

  The Freed Unit: MGM Musicals, the Evolution of Integration. There’s a saying you might know – it’s pretty popular among classic film buffs, and it goes a little something like this  “MGM has more stars than there are in heaven.” Well, I’m … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Two): Integrated vs. Backstage Musicals

  Movie Musicals 101: Integrated vs. Back Stage Musical, a formal difference.  Just like the other “big kid” genres, the movie musical can be divided into separate sub-genres based on their structural differences. The two main sub-genres of the musical … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part One): An Introduction

  Movie Musical 101: A (semi) crash-course towards a more enlightened view on the most misunderstood genre. The movie musical is , in my opinion, a very misunderstood genre. Because the  musical is so innately unrealistic and its aesthetic is so utterly … Continue reading

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