Some Reflection: James Cagney is one of the first Hollywood stars I remember really gaining an appreciation for the sheer scope of their work. I mean, from Public Enemy to … Continue Reading Summer Under the Stars- James Cagney (August 30th)
Some Reflection: I came to Eve Arden’s career a bit backwards. While she was a mainstay on movie screens throughout the classic Hollywood era, I actually found my way to … Continue Reading Summer Under the Stars- Eve Arden (August 23rd)
This week, we’re continuing our look at Classic Film and ‘The Colonies’ looking at a feature that might feel like a bit of a stretch. When we think about cinematic … Continue Reading Classic Film and ‘The Colonies’: The Time of Their Lives (1946)
*Transcript of the Video is Below* Hey, hey, hey, Kim here! I couldn’t let Father’s Day get passed me without stopping to pay tribute to one of those popular classic television … Continue Reading Kim’s Top 5: Favorite Classic TV Dads
Noir author (and Kristen’s favorite) Max Allan Collins joins us to discuss 1964’s The Killers. Listen as we discuss the connections to Ernest Hemingway’s original novel as well as the … Continue Reading #111: The Killers (1964) w/Max Allan Collins
For most film fans there’s always one director who’s seemingly always been there. Perhaps they directed a formative favorite or maybe it was a movie their family always watched. Their … Continue Reading Hidden Classics Blogathon: One, Two, Three (1961)
Guest co-host Nell Minow and I look at three of the classic films we discovered for the first time in 2016. Please think about leaving a rating and review of … Continue Reading Ticklish Business – 2016 Classic Film Discoveries
I interview William V. Madison, author of Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life as he talks Kahn’s acting, her friendship with Gene Wilder, and more https://www.podbean.com/media/player/upffs-630e30
Happy 4th of July and welcome to week one of the July Four (formerly five). For the next four weeks I’ll cover four performers and honor four of their films. Though … Continue Reading Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
My Foolish Heart’s claim to fame is being the first and last adaptation of a story by author J.D. Salinger. Salinger was so horrified by the resulting adaptation of “Uncle … Continue Reading My Foolish Heart (1949)
Long-time readers of the site know July kicks off a solid two months of fun on Journeys in Classic Film, starting with the July Five and seguing into TCM’s Summer … Continue Reading The Lake Update for July 2015 – PLUS JULY FIVE HONOREES
News in a nutshell: Classic film fans lose two more stars and what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray.
As you’re reading this – and come back this afternoon for News From the Lake – I’m winging my way down to Los Angeles for the TCM Classic Film Festival. … Continue Reading TCMFF Here I Come!
Normally, I limit myself to reviewing classic films only, but I do have a soft spot for certain classic television shows. One show that continues to see books written on … Continue Reading The Bewitched Continuum
It’s time for another year of The Lombard Cup where Monty of All Good Things and I go head-to-head with forty-four stars to see which team wins. Last year we … Continue Reading The Lombard Cup 2014
Another Christmas gift review in case you’re stumped for what to buy your special classic film loving someone! Twilight Time‘s release of Jane Eyre made my Holiday Gift Guide, sight … Continue Reading Jane Eyre (1943)