One of the big reasons why classic Hollywood was great.Read more "Talkin’ Pictures: Character Actors"
Regi: Well, I don’t want to spend the rest of my life working in a barber shop.
Ted Drew: Well, but to go out in cold blood and deliberately marry somebody for money, that’s no good.
Regi: Well, what are you doing?
Ted Drew: Well… Well, it’s different for me: I’m a heel!
Regi: Well, did I ever say I wasn’t one?
~Hands Across the Table (1935)
Two good-looking leads among a horde of horrible music: can they save the audience?Read more "Riffraff: Grease 2 (1982)"
Best remembered for The Best Years of Our Lives and a couple of solid film noirs usually as the good girl.Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: Cathy O’Donnell"
Mainly appearing in short films this song was also represented by the feature with movies like Boys Town (1938) and Some Like It Hot (1959).Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: Sweet Sue, Just You"
Get out your diary and celebrate prisons, hippies, and tributes to famous actresses.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 4/25 2016 – 5/1 2016"
“I made them see, didn’t I? I changed everything.” ~D.W. GriffithRead more "Talkin’ Pictures: D.W. Griffith’s Legacy"
James Bond director who directed other great mysteries and thriller films during his career.Read more "RIP Guy Hamilton (1922-2016)"
“His eyes are ghastly beads in which there is no light – like holes in a grinning skull! His face is like a leprous parchment, yellow skin strung tight over protruding bones! His nose – there is no nose!”
~Joseph Buquet, The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
What a college movie that isn’t good? Color me surprised.Read more "Riffraff: Girl O’ My Dreams (1934)"