The Last Picture Show (1971)

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 towards a way of life that may never have existed outside of an Andy Hardy movie, Bogdanovich deconstructs the American family, the small town, and…

Red Headed Woman (1932)

When I first started Journeys in Classic Film I was immediately drawn to the work of pre-Code star Jean Harlow. (It helped that I’d received a box set of her films for Christmas, too.) But, just five years ago, access to classic cinema was more limited than it is now, and I ended up having…

Ticklish Business #21: TCM Film Festival, Vol. 2

More 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival audio with the likes of Edgar Wright, Peter Bogdanovich, Todd Fisher and more. If you’re listening via iTunes consider leaving a rating and review. Or, if you’d like to support the podcast in other ways, check out my Patreon page. NEXT TIME: A special bonus episode of the show…