Friday, December 23, 2016

High Sierra


Today, I'm reviewing the gangster film, High Sierra (1941), starring Humphrey Bogart.

This article is part of The Humphrey Bogart 117th Birthday Blogathon hosted by Sleepwalking in Hollywood and Musings of a Classic Film Addict.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon


Today, I'm reviewing the Western, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), starring John Wayne as a retiring cavalry officer.

This article is part of The John Wayne Blogathon hosted by The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Lust for Life


Today, I'm reviewing Lust for Life (1956) starring Kirk Douglas as painter Vincent van Gogh.

This article is part of the Kirk Douglas 100th Birthday Blogathon hosted by Shadows and Satin.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Magnificent Ambersons


Today, I'm reviewing director Orson Welles drama The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), starring (from left) Richard Bennett; Joseph Cotten; Dolores Costello; Don Dillaway; Agnes Moorehead, and Ray Collins.

This article is part of The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Holiday (1938)


Today, I'm reviewing the romantic comedy, Holiday (1938), starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.

This article is part of The Cary Grant Blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

James Cagney and Pat O'Brien in Angels with Dirty Faces


Today, I'm writing about the friendship of Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) and Jerry Conolly (Pat O'Brien) in Angels with Dirty Faces (1938),

This article is part of the You Gotta Have Friends Blogathon hosted by Moon in Gemini.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Green Fire


Today, I'm reviewing Green Fire (1954), starring Paul Douglas, Grace Kelly, and Stewart Granger.

This article is part of The Second Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Anna Karenina (1948)


Today, I'm writing about the 1948 version of Anna Karenina, starring Viven Leigh as Leo Tolstoy's tragic heroine.

This article is part of The Second Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon hosted by Wolffian Classics Movies Digest.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Costume of the Wicked Witch of the West


Today, I'm writing about the costume for The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz (1939). Here's Margaret Hamilton, who portrayed the Witch, menacing Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland).

This article is part of the Characters in Costume Blogfest: Fiction and Film hosted by Christina Wehner and Into the Writer Lea.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Oct. 24, 2016


The Mummy (1932), starring Boris Karloff, is one of the classic movies airing on TCM this week.

New on DVD: The Leopard Man


Today, I'm reviewing the Val Lewton-Jacques Tourneur horror film, The Leopard Man (1943), about a bizarre serial killer who is stalking the New Mexico desert.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Five Things I Learned from Double Indemnity


Today, I'm writing about the lessons I learned from the classic film noir Double Indemnity (1944), starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, and Edward G. Robinson.

This article is part of the Things I Learned from the Movies blogathon hosted by Speakeasy and Silver Screenings.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Thing from Another World


Today, I'm reviewing the science fiction classic The Thing from Another World (1951), which stars James Arness as an alien who menaces a polar research station.

This article is part of Keep Watching the Skies! Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s Blogathon hosted by Cinematic Frontier.