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