Ingrid – a career in pictures

Updated for her centennial – of one of Hollywood’s most beloved and enduring figures, Ingrid Bergman.  A fantastic actress and stunning beauty, Bergman’s appeal has not waned through the decades, her long career admired by several generations of movie-goers. I hadn’t the time or inclination to publish a post on this day.  But it’s bothering me […]


High Society in The Philadelphia Story

For the most part, I am not a fan of film remakes and am certainly against the remaking of great classic films.  There’s just no need for it.  Remakes are very rarely any good – especially when compared to the originals.  My feeling is leave our classics alone and expose new generations to them, rather than […]


Adam’s Rib – you be the judge

“It’s the hilarious answer to who wears the pants!”  That was the tag line used to get audiences to go see Adam’s Rib in 1949 and the pants still fit.   This George Cukor classic offers great fun, real smarts and stars two of Hollywood’s greatest actors, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.  It’s a romantic […]