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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 ….. Sunday February 8th: Gaslight at Midnight EST Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, and Joseph Cotten in Gaslight (1944, George Cukor director) This is one of those movies where … Continue reading

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Five Facts about Cinematographer Gregg Toland

  Five Facts about Cinematographer Gregg Toland Hello, dear readers. I thank you for joining me on this most joyous of days. No, I am not just talking about this lovely lazy Sunday. I am talking about June 29th: National … 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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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Oscar Snubs – Myrna Loy!

  Never Even Nominated: Myrna Loy Award season has begun, which means it’s that time of year, again — the time when the below meme makes its way across the far reaches of the Internet. Leonardo DiCaprio every Oscar night. … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week One (Feb 1)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week One It’s every Movies Lovers’ favorite time of year: Awards Season — when Hollywood’s most ambitious and artistic films are hoping for that Oscar gold. And if you’re a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Myrna Loy

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Myrna Loy, born August  2 in 1905! Supportive yet stern; attractive yet approachable; intelligent yet playful. What am I talking about here? Well, if you guessed the perfect wife, then you would be correct … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: William Wyler

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, William Wyler, born July 1, in 1902! While in college, I read an essay called William Wyler, The Jansenist of Mise en Scene, by famed French film theorist Andre Bazin. And I must … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 8 — The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

8. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Other Nominated Films: Henry V, It’s a Wonderful Life, The Razor’s Edge, The Yearling There’s so much that I could say about The Best Years of Our Lives…and that’s even before I did some background research on it. … Continue reading

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