We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie

Whether you’ve watched it once or countless times there’s no getting Casablanca out of your blood. “As Time Goes By,” the La Marseillaise sequence, Bogie and Bergman, Casablanca is the film that cemented the Hollywood style, creating a wealth of imitators for decades to come. So with Casablanca’s¬†familiarity, it’s safe to assume there’s nothing new…

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The Lake Update for June 2017

Summer is here and things are chugging along here at Journeys in Classic Film. If you voted in the poll, either on the site or on Twitter, thank you so much! It sounds like most of you want Kristen Recasts the Classics and Fridays With… to return. Hopefully you all looked at the first Kristen…

Tippi: A Memoir

Tippi Hedren says in the introduction to her autobiography that so much has been written about her that it’s high time she set the record straight. Tippi is as succinct a title and encapsulation of the writer behind it as the name implies, for good and ill. It’s unclear whether Hedren keeps things close to…

Red Headed Woman (1932)

When I first started Journeys in Classic Film I was immediately drawn to the work of pre-Code star Jean Harlow. (It helped that I’d received a box set of her films for Christmas, too.) But, just five years ago, access to classic cinema was more limited than it is now, and I ended up having…