Tag Archives: Rita Moreno

Film Noir Review: Marlowe (1969)

“It would give me great pleasure to see you do something foolish.” The private detective struggled to find footing in the swinging sixties. The occupation, as far Hollywood was concerned, almost went extinct in the decade prior (save for a … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director of ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’

I adore Rita Moreno. I mean, who doesn’t? The 89-year-old actress has it all. I loved her as silent movie star Zelda Zanders in the MGM classic Singin’ in the Rain, I loved her as poor Tuptim in the spectacular … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Two Award-Winning Costume Designers Re-Imagine ‘Rebecca’ and ‘West Side Story’

Costume Designers Julian Day and Paul Tazewell Re-Imagine ‘Rebecca’ and ‘West Side Story’ As classic movie lovers, we can be a very sensitive group when it comes to messing with our favorites. Even movies that seem to get a new … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Rita Moreno

Breaking Barriers Rita Moreno  To quote Barack Obama at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, “[Rita Moreno] is still a leading lady of her era, a trailblazer with courage to break through barriers and forge new paths.” That’s not the only … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month: Breaking Barriers

  Women’s History Month Breaking Barriers When it comes to being a person of color in Hollywood, it’s never been easy. Even today there is still a troubling lack of non-white faces on the silver screen as demonstrated by last … Continue reading

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You Can Say That Again! Classic Movie Quotes: July 4th

In Celebration of America’s Birthday today, July 4, 2012, I am sharing some of my favorite Classic Movie quotes about America and Americans!   Here goes… ….. You see, boys forget what their country means by just reading The Land … Continue reading

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