Originally published December 4th, 2012 Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)
Originally published December 15th, 2015 Maybe it’s the forced togetherness and spirit of brotherhood that makes the holidays so perfect for the noir genre. Whether it’s the glittery Hollywood pulp … Continue Reading Lady on a Train (1945)
Originally published December 1st, 2014 As one comment on the Facebook page read when I alluded to my less-than-positive review of this film, it may be time to get out … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Originally published December 4th, 2012 I decided to watch all three film adaptations of Little Women as a subset of my 25 Days of Christmas. I’ve seen them all separately, … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Little Women (1949)
Originally published December 16th, 2014 Merry Christmas to all my awesome readers (or whichever holiday you choose to celebrate around this time). I always close out my 25 Days of … Continue Reading I’ll Be Seeing You (1944)
Originally published December 27th, 2012 My final review for Christmas 2012 is the 1949 film Come to the Stable. It’s not a Christmas movie per se, but it does include … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Come to the Stable (1949)
I’m not 100% clear why Beyond Tomorrow is considered a Christmas movie. Maybe it’s because in 2004 20th Century Fox retitled it Beyond Christmas and that, in essence, made people … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
Originally published December 24th, 2012 Coming into the home stretch of 25 Days of Christmas 2012, and the final three movies cannot come sooner. I don’t hate Christmas movies; it’s … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Affair (1949)
Originally reviewed Remember the Night on December 16th, 2011 We journey back to 1940 for today’s 25 Days of Christmas film featuring two huge stars of day, Remember the Night. … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Remember the Night (1940)
Originally published December 6th, 2014 A series of comic miscommunications and mistaken identity lead to a fun holiday story perfect for the post-WWII family. It Happened on Fifth Avenue focuses on … Continue Reading It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
This review originally ran on December 20th, 2011. My thoughts on the film itself haven’t changed, and have only grown. Natalie Wood continues to astound me, and the film has … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Originally published December 7th, 2014 Christmas in Connecticut is a screwball charmer proving Barbara Stanwyck’s prowess as an unlikely comedienne. I reviewed a Stanwyck film last Christmas, 1940’s Remember the … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Originally published December 17th, 2012 The Bishop’s Wife was my big discovery last Christmas after a viewing on TCM. I’m a Cary Grant fan, and thankfully one of the box … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: The Bishop’s Wife (1947)
Originally published May 6th, 2013 Meet Me in St. Louis came highly recommended due to its place as a musical classic, and because it’s got the downright angelic Margaret O’Brien … Continue Reading Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
Drea joins me as we honor both Centennial star Anne Shirley AND the shadowy month of #Noirvember by discussing Dick Powell, the noir genre, and 1944’s Murder, My Sweet.
Co-host Drea Clark joins me as we unintentionally kick-off Halloween looking at Alfred Hitchcock’s 1943 drama Shadow of a Doubt.