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 December 23rd, 2011. I still adore this Christmas special! As we get ever closer to Christmas Day we’re hitting the best Christmas films to watch. This … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
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)
This review originally ran December 10th, 2012. Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town is my favorite Rankin-Bass production that has fun songs, and a memorable villain! Tonight’s film is … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970)
Jeremy Arnold is a jack of all trade. Author, classic film expert, awesome guy. When I attended my first TCM Classic Film Festival, Jeremy was a fellow social producer for … Continue Reading Jeremy Arnold Talks TCM, the Holidays, and His Latest Book
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)
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.