Tag Archive for ‘blogathon’

Josephine Hull in HARVEY

Josephine Sherwood decided to study drama at Radcliffe College because she couldn’t fight the urge to perform.  The Newtonville, Massachusetts native began her journey to become one of the greats of the American theater in a stock company in Boston.  Hers… Read More ›

A Place in the Sun (1951)

The nominees for Best Motion Picture in 1952 for film achievements in 1951 were Vincente Minnelli’s An American in Paris, Anatole Litvak’s Decision Before Dawn, George Stevens’ A Place in the Sun, Mervyn LeRoy’s Quo Vadis, and Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar… Read More ›

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2014

“I’ll tell you this about the Oscars – they’re real.” – William H. Macy And so is this blogathon! For the second year in a row Kellee (@IrishJayHawk66) of Outspoken and Freckled, Paula (@Paula_Guthat) of Paula’s Cinema Club and Aurora (@CitizenScreen) of Once Upon a Screen bring you a… Read More ›

Here’s to you, 1939!

It remains the greatest year the movie industry has ever seen.  The movies produced that year are an embarrassment of riches.  365 films were released in total – that’s an average of one per day – any number of which… Read More ›

The Wolf Man (1941)

Presented with spoilers, a commentary on a film produced and distributed by Universal Pictures in 1941, directed by George Waggner… “Even a man who is pure at heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the… Read More ›

Hammer’s, Horror of Dracula

Memorable films are aplenty, but few films have changed the course of legend as did… Universal Studios gave the world an unforgettable face to ascribe to Bram Stoker’s legendary character when it released Tod Browning’s, Dracula in 1931.  Playing Count… Read More ›

BOGART for SUTS on TCM

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) kicks off its 2013 Summer Under the Stars (SUTS) event, which takes place every August, with a day-long tribute to the man who is ranked #1 on the American Film Institute‘s list of the greatest screen actors… Read More ›

Cotten and Welles in THE THIRD MAN

Following is a special guest post by Greg McCambley @GregMcCambley _____________________________________________________________________ When the opportunity to discuss any of cinema’s Dynamic Duos arose, my mind automatically went to one of my favourite movies of all time: Carol Reed’s, The Third Man… Read More ›

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