It’s a love affair – on screen – as guest William Bibbiani talks with me about Cary Grant’s 1957 romantic drama An Affair to Remember. Advertisements
This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars blogathon Since the Bard wrote it out way back when, Hollywood has loved a good Romeo and Juliet … Continue Reading When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)
I’ve got rhythm! I’ve got music! And I’ve got guest Debbie Elias here to talk with me about Gene Kelly’s 1951 musical An American in Paris.
August is all about TCM’s Summer Under the Stars and in this bonus episode I look at several films throughout the month I recommend you make time for.
August is here and that means it’s times to lay out for Summer Under the Stars. TCM’s month-long tribute to the best of Hollywood’s Golden Era is the perfect way … Continue Reading The TCM Top 10 for August – SUTS Edition
Below the cut you’ll find all the blogs currently scheduled to participate and the given days they’ll be posting. I will be updating this list daily throughout the month, posting … Continue Reading The 2017 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon
It’s my honor to announce I’ll be hosting the TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon for a third year in a row, running the entire month of August! There’s an … Continue Reading The 2017 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon
This week authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski discuss Ava Gardner’s life and legacy, as well as their new book Ava Gardner: A Life in Movies.
Part of the reason I read film books is to have an outsider entice me to check out a movie. Where some of you come here to have me tell … Continue Reading High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic
Ticklish Business returns with guest Noah Isenberg talking about his book We’ll Always Have Casablanca.
How is it we’re already in July? The year is just sailing right on by isn’t it? Thankfully, we have the world of TCM to keep time firmly rooted in … Continue Reading The TCM Top 10 for July 2017
Ticklish Business returns with guest Nina Boski of the Goodnight Marilyn radio show. I talk to her about Marilyn’s life and career, as well as her enduring legacy.
Whether you’ve watched it once or countless times there’s no getting Casablanca out of your blood. “As Time Goes By,” the La Marseillaise sequence, Bogie and Bergman, Casablanca is the … Continue Reading We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie
I was fortunate to see Some Like It Hot (1959) on the big screen Sunday, courtesy of Park Circus, as part of TCM and Fathom Events’ series. I took along … Continue Reading 5 Things I Noticed (and Loved) About Some Like It Hot
As the ’50s came to a close the creature feature slammed into the wall with all the force of a wet washrag. Studio bosses tended to assume blending a person … Continue Reading The Alligator People (1959)
Peter Bogdanovich is a director in love with cinema itself, and that’s encapsulated best in his ode to the Golden Era, 1971’s The Last Picture Show. Outside of its reminiscences … Continue Reading The Last Picture Show (1971)