Thankfully not unknown, but so underused!Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: Virginia Weidler"
To continue on our Billboard theme, we look at the Top 100.Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: Billboard Top 100 in Films (1941-1944)"
This week TCM is playing horror films for Halloween, exciting film noirs, war films, and the start of November’s Star of the Month, James Stewart.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 10/30 2017 – 11/5 2017"
“Actually, it’s very difficult for a reviewer to give something called I Walked with a Zombie (1943) a good review.”Read more "Talkin’ Pictures: The Horror of Val Lewton"
Irena Dubrovna: I don’t feel you can help me. You’re very wise, you know a great deal, yet when you speak of the soul, you mean the mind, and it is not my mind that is troubled.
Dr. Louis Judd: What a clever girl. All the psychologists have tried for years to find the subtle difference between mind and soul, and you’ve found it.
~Cat People (1942)
Sequels like this are why we can’t have nice things.Read more "Riffraff: Revenge of the Creature (1955)"
How many actors can make the transition from psychotic hitch-hiker you don’t want to pick up to respected and educated district attorney?Read more "Today’s Underrated Actor Spotlight: William Talman"
We go to rock n’ roll and most hits being introduced by record companies rather than films.Read more "I Like to Recognize the Tune: Billboard #1 Singles from Classic Films (1950s-Early 1960s)"
Playing this week on TCM, horrors for Halloween, Russian Revolution films, comedies, and star-of-the-month Anthony Perkins.Read more "Weekly TCM Suggestions: 10/23 2017 – 10/29 2017"
Don’t miss out on great films for reasons beyond a work of art’s control.Read more "Talkin’ Pictures: Why Good Movies Are Always Worth-Watching Despite Personal Feelings"