In many ways, Lured is a kind of dark cousin to the jaunty backstage musical comedies that populated the 1930s. Lucille Ball stars as Sandra, a taxi dancer who spends her evenings getting fed stale one-liners from even staler old … Read More
Myra Hudson is a woman in control of her life. As a successful playwright, and an heiress to a significant fortune that she doesn’t particularly want or need, her life seems to be perfect. She knows how to confidently assert … Read More
While FX’s Feud may have made an unsavory introduction of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis to non-classic movie fans, some theaters took the show’s popularity as an opportunity to highlight the earlier work that made them stars. Here in Los Angeles, the Egyptian Theatre programmed a … Read More
Wednesday AKA Day Zero. First off, between classes, I popped into Hollywood to pick up my badge and bag. I’ve finally figured out that picking up the bag early gives me the advantage of stashing it somewhere before my movie-watching/theater-hopping actually … Read More
Well, I didn’t have very far to go, but it seems that I’m back in the real world after the dazzling glory of this year’s TCM Film Festival. While a definite sense of sadness marked this year’s fest following Robert Osborne’s passing, … Read More
Well, it’s TCMFF time again!
This year’s theme of “Make ‘Em Laugh” seemed to lead to lots of great musical comedies in particular included among the schedule, including more than a couple that I think are going to be “must-sees” for me.
So who’s coming, and which ones are you most looking forward to?
And we’re back! Another TCMFF is done and on the books… of course right when I was starting to get into the routine and rhythm of festival life. When the dates for TCMFF 2016 were announced, I’d thought it was incredibly … Read More
Good morning—it’s time for TCMFF! I will once again be serving as a Social Media Producer, so keep an eye out for me if you’re planning to attend the festival. More details on what I’m doing later today… As I … Read More
I’ll admit I felt a little cheeky snagging An American in Paris for Serendipitous Anachronism‘s “France on Film” blogathon, despite what might seem like an obvious choice given the title. That’s because, as you may already know, An American in Paris‘ actual depiction of France is, in … Read More
That’s all there is, folks! Hope everyone had fun celebrating Frank’s official centennial yesterday, and catching up on all the great posts we’ve had throughout this blogathon. Thanks so much to everyone who posted, commented, read, or retweeted—Judy and I … Read More