It’s not too hard to assume that the holidays have snuck up on more than a few of us. I mean, how is it December already? Wasn’t it just July? … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Holiday Gift Guide (2020)
Happy holidays, everyone! The Ticklish Trio closes out 2019 with an episode devoted to the quintessential Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. We dissect Jimmy Stewart’s acting ability, what makes a … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #78: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) + Transcript
Originally published December 24th, 2012 Coming into the home stretch of 25 Days of Christmas 2012, and the final three movies cannot come sooner. I don’t hate Christmas movies; it’s … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Affair (1949)
No, your eyes don’t deceive you. We aren’t talking about the 1945 Barbara Stanwyck version of this movie which I absolutely adore! No, we’re talking about the time Arnold Schwarzenegger … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
Originally published December 16th, 2014 Merry Christmas to all my awesome readers (or whichever holiday you choose to celebrate around this time). I always close out my 25 Days of … Continue Reading I’ll Be Seeing You (1944)
Samantha, Drea and I are all together for Christmas….or the Ticklish Biz Christmas episode at least. We sit down to discuss Robert Mitchum in Holiday Affair (1949). Is Mitchum a … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #55: Holiday Affair (1949)
Originally published December 24th, 2015 The 1950s were a comfortable time for the Walt Disney Company; they knew how to cater to 1950s audiences. Their movies are perfect representations of … Continue Reading Babes in Toyland (1961)
I’m not 100% clear why Beyond Tomorrow is considered a Christmas movie. Maybe it’s because in 2004 20th Century Fox retitled it Beyond Christmas and that, in essence, made people … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
A belated Christmas gift sees my Walt Sent Me cohost Todd Liebenow join me in a special crossover episode as we discuss Cary Grant in 1947’s The Bishop’s Wife.
Podcaster Lauren Humphries-Brooks joins me as we talk Barbara Stanwyck, feminism and whether Dennis Morgan is good in the 1945 romantic drama Christmas in Connecticut.
t’s Christmas at Ticklish Business and our first episode sees guest Howard Casner and I compare and contrast the 1947 George Seaton feature, Miracle on 34th Street, with the 1994 … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #32: Miracle on 34th Street (1947/1994)
Originally published December 8th, 2014 I was wary of watching any versions of A Christmas Carol this year after I did an entire month of various adaptations for my old … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: A Christmas Carol (1951)
I gave my thoughts on 1947’s Miracle on 34th Street in a previous review which you can peruse here before reading my thoughts on the remake. I was rather harsh … Continue Reading Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
There’s far too many pictures of Natalie Wood in the universe so the photos I’ve used are only a small portion showing off the beauty and grace of Ms. … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Natalie
As we get set to conclude my first 25 Days of Christmas series, I just want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa! We have one more film to discuss on … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Elf (2003)
I enjoy a good B-movie, especially one built around a specific holiday (of course the only one I can think of right now is Mother’s Day but I know there … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)