This is reposted as part of the Summer Under the Stars blogathon So back story into why I sought out Young Man With a Horn to today’s review: I reviewed a … Continue Reading Young Man With a Horn (1950)
The July Five continues with the second to last theme week: Bette Davis. And what better way to talk all about Bette than starting with her iconic 1950 drama, All … Continue Reading All About Eve (1950)
It’s been awhile since I’ve discussed anything Marilyn Monroe related. I guess after all that time spent in my Month with Marilyn that mad this blog what it is … Continue Reading Old Hollywood Book Reviews: Marilyn Monroe – Private and Confidential
I’ve officially dubbed my look at the various celebrity biopics made-for-television and/or are less than remembered The Golden Age on the Silver Screen. Today’s film didn’t start on television … Continue Reading Goodbye, Norma Jean (1976)
via It seems that Marilyn Monroe has been guiding my life of late and on this, her 86th birthday, I figured now’s as good a time as any to thank … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Ms. Monroe!
So the blog’s been going steady(ish) for three months and over 79 posts so that’s good! In that time there’s 11 Facebook friends, a few steady commenters and followers, three … Continue Reading A Few Announcements!
So I figured I’d use tonight’s entry to recap, look back, and reflect on the catalyst that caused me to start this blog, My Month with Marilyn. I write for … Continue Reading My (Slightly Boring) Wrap-Up of My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn
The entire reason I started My Month with Marilyn was because of the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn, based on the memoirs of Colin Clark. After much waiting the … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Tonight’s movie, The Misfits, concludes the works of Ms. Marilyn Monroe and ends This (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn. We still have two more entries in the series with … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Misfits (1961)
This is the second to last in Marilyn movie reviews (not counting my upcoming review of My Week with Marilyn). I’m officially done with both my Marilyn Monroe box sets … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Let’s Make Love (1960)
We’re winding down in our Month with Marilyn (that’s gone on far longer than the allotted time) and we’re coming up to the last five entries (3 movies, my review … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Some Like It Hot (1959)
Here’s where you’ll find my Top 10 Best Films of 2011! I write for this site regularly so be sure to bookmark it if you enjoy my writing. My latest … Continue Reading Top 10 Best Films of 2011
I recently saw My Week with Marilyn, the film that inspired my Month with Marilyn and the movie tells of the squabbles and difficulties associated with filming The Prince and … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
I honestly don’t know how to start this review because I’m still confused on how to take Bus Stop. Is it a comedy? If so it’s pretty weak. Is it … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Bus Stop (1956)
Tonight’s film is another one I feel sad I’ve avoided all this time: The Seven Year Itch. Billy Wilder is one of my favorite directors, and we’ll see him again … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Seven Year Itch (1955)
I was reluctant to watch There’s No Business Like Show Business because of my lackluster reception to previous Irving Berlin movies, namely White Christmas and Holiday Inn. In certain regards … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)