Fred Astaire dances on the walls and ceiling thanks to this song that started out as “I Want to Be a Minstrel Man.”Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: You’re All the World to Me"
Virginia and Bianca’s film suggestions for the week of 11/30 through 12/6 all playing on Turner Classic Movies.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 11/30 2015 – 12/6 2015"
“My love affair with the greatest medium of expression has never faltered. It embraces all other art forms.” ~King VidorRead more "Talkin’ Pictures: All Hail the King (Vidor That Is)"
George Taylor: A planet where apes evolved from men? There’s got to be an answer.
Dr. Zaius: Don’t look for it, Taylor. You may not like what you find.
~Planet of the Apes (1968)
Japan and Yasujiro Ozu’s notable actress of films like Tokyo Story (1953), Late Spring (1949), and Tokyo Twilight (1957).Read more "RIP Setsuko Hara (1920-2015)"
Where do you go when Jailhouse Rock (1957) has completely sold out? Well, how can you lose with a young John Saxon?Read more "Riffraff: Rock, Pretty Baby (1956)"
Easy on the eyes but not a well-known name, Holmes shined best in melodramas like An American Tragedy (1931), The Criminal Code (1931), and Broken Lullaby (1932) rather than filling the role of the supporting rich other man.Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: Phillips Holmes"
Iconic tune by the Gershwins is mostly remembered for its appearance in Girl Crazy (1943) and An American in Paris (1951).Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: I Got Rhythm"
Virginia and Bianca’s film suggestions for the week of 11/23 through 11/29 all playing on Turner Classic Movies.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 11/23 2015 – 11/29 2015"
As we stand with Paris in light of the terrorist attacks, let me talk about some of the movies I love from France which is my favorite foreign language country to watch movies from.Read more "Talkin’ Pictures: Vive la France"