Saturday, February 27, 2016

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Feb. 29, 2016

Spartacus (1960), starring Kirk Douglas, is one of the old Hollywood favorites airing on TCM this week.

How Green Was My Valley

Today, I'm reviewing How Green Was My Valley, starring Walter Pidgeon (left) and Roddy McDowall. This film about life in a Welsh coal-mining village won the 1941 Academy Award for best picture.

This article is part of the 31 Days of Oscar blogathon hosted by Paula's Cinema ClubOutspoken & Freckled, and Once Upon a Screen.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

The Nutty Professor (1963)

Today, I'm reviewing the original version of The Nutty Professor (1963) starring Jerry Lewis and Stella Stevens.

This article is part of the Movie Scientist Blogathon hosted by Christina Wehner and Silver Screenings. The lovelorn chemistry professor Julius Kelp (Lewis) falls under the lonely scientists section of the blogathon.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

To Have and Have Not

Today, I'm writing about the legendary romance between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that began on the set of To Have and Have Not (1944).

This article is part of the You Must Remember This . . . A Kiss Is Just a Kiss Blogathon hosted by Second Sight Cinema.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

1941 Oscars: Best Actor

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Today, I'm taking an in-depth look at the 1941 best actor Academy Awards race. Here's winner Gary Cooper celebrating with best actress recipient Joan Fontaine.

This article is part of the 31 Days of Oscar blogathon hosted by Paula's Cinema Club, Outspoken & Freckled, and Once Upon a Screen.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Anne of Green Gables (1934)

Today, I'm reviewing the classic family movie, Anne of Green Gables, starring Anne Shirley as a spunky redheaded orphan from Prince Edward Island.

This article is part of O Canada, the Great White North Blogathon hosted by Speakeasy and Silver Screenings.