They don’t make romantic comedies like they used. Or maybe Hollywood just realized there’s no way to top the work of the great Neil Simon. Playwright Simon took the adage … Continue Reading Barefoot in the Park (1967)
My final episode devoted to the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival includes soundbites from Richard Dreyfuss, Peter Bogdanovich, and more.
Did you know that more women worked in the film industry during its first two decades than at any time since? Or that a woman created some of the first … Continue Reading CONTEST: Win Early Women Filmmakers on Blu-ray!
When I started reading Stephen Michael Shearer’s biography, Beautiful, on actress Hedy Lamarr I had no idea a documentary about the raven-haired starlet was being produced. Bombshell: The Life of Hedy … Continue Reading Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr
It’s a been a crazy month. What am I saying? It’s been a crazy year and we’re only in May! With the TCM Film Festival over you’re going to see … Continue Reading The Lake Update for May 2017
Summer is arriving guys, and with the spike in the temperature comes a desire to beat the heat and watch movies. TCM isn’t slacking in the month of May, with … Continue Reading The TCM Top 12 for May 2017
In a world of CGI and franchise starters, we’ve lost sight of the hard work that used to go into filmmaking, like when a poster image was hand-drawn by an … Continue Reading Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)
More 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival audio with the likes of Edgar Wright, Peter Bogdanovich, Todd Fisher and more. If you’re listening via iTunes consider leaving a rating and review. … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #21: TCM Film Festival, Vol. 2
Outside of being an amazing opportunity to gather with like-minded folks and watch movies, the TCM Classic Film Festival is the place to hear bizarre stories about movies caught in … Continue Reading Rafter Romance (1933)
Last year I reviewed the Alfred Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) starring James Stewart and Doris Day. I wasn’t in love with it, but Day was … Continue Reading The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
Listen to my exclusive audio from the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival. In this episode you’ll hear introductions with Cari Beauchamp, Rose McGowan and Michael Douglas, as well as my … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #20: TCMFF Audio, Vol. 1
This year’s TCM Classic Film Festival coverage is a little different. My pass this year was granted to me as part of my work with Culturess, so if you’d like … Continue Reading My TCM Classic Film Festival Coverage
If you’ve looked at my previous coverage on Alfred Hitchcock then you’re aware of the glaring omissions in his filmography for me. Well, cross one of the biggies off the … Continue Reading North by Northwest (1959)
As you’re reading this I’ll be winging my way down to cover the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival for another year as press. You’ll want to check out my coverage … Continue Reading The Lake Update for April
My TCM consumption will be on overdrive this month as I wing my way down to L.A. for the TCM Classic Film Festival. However, that’s no reason not to watch … Continue Reading The TCM Top 10 for April 2017
After several weeks of hype pop culture writer Terence Johnson joins me to talk about Rhett and Scarlett (and how much we hate Leslie Howard as Ashley) in 1939’s Gone … Continue Reading Ticklish Business: Episode #19 – Gone With the Wind (1939)