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)
Samantha and I jump on-board the Mayflower to find out about the passage to America as laid out in 1952’s Plymouth Adventure. Along the way we talk about our differing views … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #54: Plymouth Adventure (1952)
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.
Samantha and I couldn’t stop at listing our three favorite Twilight Zone episodes so we devoted an additional bonus episode to looking at the 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie. Listen as we discuss ’80s … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Bonus Episode #5: Twilight Zone – The Movie (1983)
I heard about Trilogy of Terror long before I ever saw it. For my mother, she swore it was an actual film she saw in the movie theater and, as … Continue Reading Trilogy of Terror (1975)
Samantha and I mix things up this Halloween by talking about our top three favorite episodes of Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone. And be sure to listen to our bonus episode … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #52: Top 3 Favorite Twilight Zone Episodes
There are so many things I could say about Illeana Douglas. She’s an actress who’s graced us with some remarkable performances (go watch To Die For if you haven’t already); … Continue Reading Illeana Douglas Talks About Funnies Ladies (Including Herself!)
It’s funny revisiting technologically-focused science-fiction features because they either unintentionally predict future events or look woefully out-of-date. Demon Seed does both, prophesying a world where everything in our homes is … Continue Reading Demon Seed (1977)
Co-host Drea Clark joins me as we unintentionally kick-off Halloween looking at Alfred Hitchcock’s 1943 drama Shadow of a Doubt.
My mom has really fond memories of watching Darren McGavin as Kolchak, “The Night Stalker.” So when I told her Kino was releasing the two television movies starring McGavin’s character … Continue Reading The Night Strangler (1973)
Fun fact: The Spiral Staircase was actually the first movie I ever watched on TCM. I can remember being sick, eating a grilled cheese and some soup, and being captivated … Continue Reading The Spiral Staircase (1946)
To audiences, Buster Keaton is “the Great Stoneface.” A man capable of conjuring laughs from doing little more than standing in a dangerous situation and letting what happens happen. His … Continue Reading The Great Buster (2018)
Trapeze is a film that comes with some cache in my house. My mom is a big fan of the film, mainly because of its well-defined homoeroticism which many film … Continue Reading Trapeze (1956)
Originally published on Film Radar. Read my review of the film here. Despite his famous last name, documentarian Robert Anderson Clift never met his famous uncle, actor Montgomery Clift. Yet … Continue Reading Interview: ‘Making Montgomery Clift’ directors Robert Anderson Clift & Hillary Demmon
The tragedy and sadness of Montgomery Clift’s life is well-documented. As a montage in Robert Anderson Clift and Hillary Demmon’s documentary, Making Montgomery Clift, shows, the actor with the impossibly … Continue Reading Making Montgomery Clift (2018)
When I talked to author Alan K. Rode a few months back he mentioned his work with the Film Noir Foundation to bring the 1950 noir, The Man Who Cheated … Continue Reading The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)