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The Directors’ Chair: Rear Window

The Directors’ Chair: Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954) “REAR WINDOW” (1954) – CURIOSITY KILLED THE… Holed up in his apartment with a broken leg, a photo journalist played by James Stewart, whiles away his recuperative time watching his neighbors in the … Continue reading

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – The Misfits

Marilyn: Behind the Icon –Monroe is Forlorn Perfection in The Misfits Producer Frank Taylor announced that The Misfits, an independent film, would be the “ultimate motion picture,” the joint vision of a leading American playwright and an internationally prominent actress. … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter

  5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 115th Birthday to the legend Thelma Ritter! 1.) She was a born romantic The face of romantic… Well, perhaps she wasn’t … Continue reading

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Oscar Losers – And the Nominees are…

Oscar Losers – And the nominees are… Actors that Never Won February 28th, 2016: a day that will live in infamy. After years of struggle and loss – a lifetime of being denied what seemed to be his over and … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies: Summer Under the Stars

  TCM: Summer Under The Stars August should be a time of outdoor fun. With only one month left of summer, trips to the beach, the park, or the country should be as frequent and as they are carefree. Then … Continue reading

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CMBA Blogathon: Fabulous Films of the 50s – A Hole in the Head (1959)

Fabulous Films of the 50’s: Frank Capra’s A Hole in the Head “Today I may not have a thing at all except for a dream or two, but I’ve got lots of plans for tomorrow, and all my tomorrows belong … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Thelma Ritter

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Thelma Ritter, born February 14th, 1902! Friendship is something most people strive for. Humans are naturally social, pack-like animals. We like to be in groups, we like to play on teams, and in … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 6 — All About Eve (1960)

6. All About Eve (1960) Other Nominated Films: Born Yesterday, Father of the Bride, King Solomon’s Mines, Sunset Boulevard 14 Academy Award nominations. Four female acting nominations. #28 ranking on AFI’s Top 100 films. One of the first 50 films to be … Continue reading

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