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Noir Nook: Top Films Noir – Part 1

Noir Nook: Top Films Noir – Part 1 Every film noir lover has their best-loved features from this shadowy era of filmmaking. As we begin another year, I’m taking a look at my favorite films noirs. One of the reasons … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951)

Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951) Some of the earliest Westerns I watched and loved as a child were Joel McCrea films for Universal Pictures.  In fact, I credit those films with helping to develop my love of classic films in … Continue reading

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Cinemallennials: Some Like It Hot (1959)

Cinemallennials: Some Like It Hot (1959) For those of you who are unfamiliar with Cinemallennials, it is a bi-weekly podcast in which I, and another millennial, watch a classic film that we’ve never seen before, and discuss its significance and … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959)

The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959) There are classic comedies that capture the perfect blend of superior direction, cast, writing, and appealing aesthetics. You can tell that it works well when we find ourselves forming nostalgic bonds to such films. … Continue reading

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Some Like It Hot

Marilyn: Behind the Icon –A Comedic and Pregnant Monroe Triumphs inSome Like It Hot and Wins the Golden Globe In 2000, the American Film Institute honored Some Like It Hot as the “Best Comedy of All Time.” In the six … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

“Match me, Sidney…” Hollywood loved their exposés in the early 1950s. Films like Sunset Boulevard (1950), Ace in the Hole (1951), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) showed audiences the ugly side of show business with exacting clarity. It … 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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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Valentine’s Day: Some Gifs for You!

Some Valentine’s Day Gifts (oops I mean Gifs) for You! Just a few of my favorite Classic Movie Kisses in celebration of Valentine’s Day… Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea from The More The Merrier (GIF from Bellecs Tumbler) ….. Tony … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Elaine Stritch Part 2

Known more for her work on the stage than on the big screen, Elaine Stritch was born February 2, 1925 to Mildred and George Stritch in Detroit, Michigan. Born into a wealthy family, Stritch had the opportunity to pursue her … Continue reading

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