“Sawyer, you’re going out a youngster but you’ve got to come back a star!” ~Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Breakout Character"
Star of breezy comedies of the late 1930s whose impressive list of leading men included Robert Young, James Stewart, Lew Ayres, John Beal, Edmund Lowe, Melvyn Douglas, and Robert Taylor.Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: Florence Rice"
Stagy or artistic? Stilted or imaginative? Soapy or effective?Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: Are Early Hollywood Musicals Really That Bad?"
Movie musicals and films about lonely people this week.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 6/27 2016 – 7/3 2016"
The first thing we see and therefore it should be memorable.Read more "Talkin’ Pictures: Solid Movie Openings"
“You talkin’ to me?” ~Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Throw It In"
Thankfully William Boyd and Carole Lombard moved on to better things.Read more "Riffraff: High Voltage (1929)"
While popular in their day today they remain an unknown comedic duo that ran on racy humor.Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: Wheeler and Woolsey"
If you’re a musical fan keep your eye out for these titles.Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: Underrated Musicals"