Today’s post is a tad late, I know. Blame it on the beautiful Idina Menzel who I saw in concert today (well technically Tuesday!). I’m gushing I know but enough … Continue Reading Born to Be Bad (1950)
I wanted to have this review done for my Marilyn birthday post but hey you try reading a 500 page book in a timely manner (it’s difficult). Anyway, today’s book … Continue Reading Old Hollywood Book Review: Marilyn at Rainbow’s End
via It seems that Marilyn Monroe has been guiding my life of late and on this, her 86th birthday, I figured now’s as good a time as any to thank … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Ms. Monroe!
A documentary is on the plate for today’s entry, and it looks at the world of homosexuality in film. Like any minority group, the roles for homosexuals have been less … Continue Reading The Celluloid Closet (1995)
Today’s film almost feels like a sequel to yesterday’s film Bombshell, and by that I mean it has a very similar cast and story. Both films star Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, … Continue Reading The Films of Jean Harlow: The Girl From Missouri (1934)
Today’s film, the Victor Fleming directed Bombshell…is weird. It’s listed as a screwball comedy and while it’s comedic I never fully understood who I was meant to be laughing at. … Continue Reading The Films of Jean Harlow: Bombshell (1933)
So the blog’s been going steady(ish) for three months and over 79 posts so that’s good! In that time there’s 11 Facebook friends, a few steady commenters and followers, three … Continue Reading A Few Announcements!
The entire reason I started My Month with Marilyn was because of the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn, based on the memoirs of Colin Clark. After much waiting the … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Tonight’s movie, The Misfits, concludes the works of Ms. Marilyn Monroe and ends This (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn. We still have two more entries in the series with … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Misfits (1961)
This is the second to last in Marilyn movie reviews (not counting my upcoming review of My Week with Marilyn). I’m officially done with both my Marilyn Monroe box sets … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Let’s Make Love (1960)
We’re winding down in our Month with Marilyn (that’s gone on far longer than the allotted time) and we’re coming up to the last five entries (3 movies, my review … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Some Like It Hot (1959)
I recently saw My Week with Marilyn, the film that inspired my Month with Marilyn and the movie tells of the squabbles and difficulties associated with filming The Prince and … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
I honestly don’t know how to start this review because I’m still confused on how to take Bus Stop. Is it a comedy? If so it’s pretty weak. Is it … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: Bus Stop (1956)
Tonight’s film is another one I feel sad I’ve avoided all this time: The Seven Year Itch. Billy Wilder is one of my favorite directors, and we’ll see him again … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Seven Year Itch (1955)
I was reluctant to watch There’s No Business Like Show Business because of my lackluster reception to previous Irving Berlin movies, namely White Christmas and Holiday Inn. In certain regards … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)
If this month has taught me anything it’s how many fantastic actors were blessed to work alongside Ms. Marilyn Monroe. Tonight’s film boast one of the most enigmatic actors to … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: River of No Return (1954)