Robert Williams: What Could Have Been?

For years, Hollywood has been filled with scandals, myths, and mysteries. Robert Williams's story does not fall into any of those categories. However, there is a sense of mystery for those of us who wonder what he would have gone on to do if he had lived past the age of thirty-seven. He is known only … Continue reading Robert Williams: What Could Have Been?

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Tulsa, the Movies, and Me

 ♫ "Tulsa...swinging down to Tulsa..." ♫ At the beginning of the month, I visited Tulsa, Oklahoma for the second time since my best friend moved there late last year. From Northeast Missouri to Tulsa I went.     To keep a fairly long story as short as possible, I drove to Tulsa on July 5th and … Continue reading Tulsa, the Movies, and Me

My Favorite Weddings and Proposals in Film

This post is entirely inspired by the wedding of my friend and her new husband, which I attended in Arkansas last weekend with my best friend. This one is dedicated to you, Alisha.  The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMy9tDtPlgM Oh, my heart. Everything about this scene...even the little things, like how concerned, then … Continue reading My Favorite Weddings and Proposals in Film

How To Live Life Like You’re In A Screwball Comedy

Escape the Mundane in Five Easy Steps. So, your life has become slow and you don't know how to get it to its former sharpness. You've come to see me because you've heard that I have an easy solution to your problem. Well, it won't be easy, but it can be quick if you can … Continue reading How To Live Life Like You’re In A Screwball Comedy

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974)

My family's always been in meat. The original version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is one many movies I've been meaning to watch for a long time. I struck a bit of  cinematic gold late one early October night by catching it on TV. One day, five fictional young adults walked into the truly terrifying world … Continue reading THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974)