Originally published December 3rd, 2014 A double post to catch me up, and another Christmas first-time viewing! Tonight’s film is the Jim Henson 1977 movie Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas. I’d … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Originally published December 4th, 2012 I decided to watch all three film adaptations of Little Women as a subset of my 25 Days of Christmas. I’ve seen them all separately, … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Little Women (1949)
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)
Originally published December 1st, 2014 As one comment on the Facebook page read when I alluded to my less-than-positive review of this film, it may be time to get out … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Originally published December 15th, 2015 Maybe it’s the forced togetherness and spirit of brotherhood that makes the holidays so perfect for the noir genre. Whether it’s the glittery Hollywood pulp … Continue Reading Lady on a Train (1945)
Originally published December 2nd, 2011 This is an odd one to group with Marilyn movies as she’s literally in it for a minute (I’d say less but I didn’t time … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: O. Henry’s Full House (1952)
The last in my series of reviews on the three adaptations of Little Women is the 1933 George Cukor version. This one is widely considered the de facto interpretation of … Continue Reading Little Women (1933)
Originally published December 4th, 2012 Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)
Originally published December 4th, 2011 We move on to another diverse Christmas film, one that has a more tenuous connection to Christmas than even Rent could boast, but nonetheless takes … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: The Thin Man (1934)
Originally published December 15th, 2012 Part two of my three-part series of Little Women reviews discusses the 1994 version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic. This is the Little Women I … Continue Reading 25 Days of Christmas: Little Women (1994)
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)