Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Safety Last!


Today, I'm "falling" into autumn with a celebration of the physical comedy of Harold Lloyd in Safety Last! (1923).

This article is part of the See You in the Fall blogathon hosted by MovieMovieBlogBlog.

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Bad and the Beautiful


Today, I'm celebrating TCM and old Hollywood movies with a look at The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), starring Kirk Douglas and Lana Turner.

This article is part of the TCM Discoveries Blogathon hosted by The Nitrate Diva.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Public Enemy


Today, I'm reviewing the great gangster film, The Public Enemy (1931) starring James Cagney and Edward Woods. 

This article is part of the William Wellman Blogathon hosted by Now Voyaging.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Laurel and Hardy: A Work History


Today, I'm celebrating Labor Day with an article about old Hollywood's two favorite working stiffs, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Above, the boys are a pair of inept fishermen in Towed in a Hole (1932).

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Great Movies: The Bank Dick


Today I'm celebrating W.C. Fields' 100th anniversary with a look at his 1940 film, The Bank Dick. This classic comedy will air at 8 p.m. tonight on TCM.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Overview of 1940 in Film



2015 is the 75th anniversary of the films of 1940. Throughout the fall, I'll be celebrating the diamond anniversary of films like The Philadelphia Story, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart.