Saturday, August 27, 2016

A Viewer's Guide for Week 5 of Summer Under the Stars


Spartacus (1960), starring Kirk Douglas, is one of the classic movies TCM is airing during the 2016 Summer Under the Stars film festival.

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness


Today, I'm reviewing The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) starring Ingrid Bergman as missionary Gladys Aylward.

This article is part of The Second Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Boris Karloff: The Man as Monster


Today, I'm writing about the monsters played by Boris Karloff in the horror films of the 1930s. The photo above shows Karloff as Frankenstein's monster in The Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

This article is part of the 2016 Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Spiral Staircase


Today, I'm reviewing the classic film noir The Spiral Staircase (1946), starring Ethel Barrymore (left) and Dorothy McGuire.

This article is part of The Second Annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Old Hollywood Villains: Eve Harrington in All About Eve


Today, I'm writing about the character of Eve Harrington as played by Anne Baxter in the classic backstage drama, All About Eve (1950).

This article is part of The 2016 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film.