Deep Cuts: Audrey Hepburn Edition

To state the obvious, Audrey Hepburn is one of the most well-known and beloved stars in classic film. Most people, from those who never or rarely watch old movies, to card-carrying cinephiles, can name at least one of her movies. But even in the case of someone like Audrey Hepburn, there are always lesser-known works … Continue reading Deep Cuts: Audrey Hepburn Edition

Comfort Films

During this worrisome time, staying inside has never been so important. As many people are afraid, it's nice to be able to turn to movies to help comfort and calm us. Here is a list of films I personally recommend watching to lift your spirits. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) One of the … Continue reading Comfort Films

Three Smart Girls: The Original Parent Trap

Before the 1961 and 1998 versions of The Parent Trap, there was Three Smart Girls. It was released in 1936 and it was Deanna Durbin's feature film debut. She had made her onscreen debut in a musical short with Judy Garland called Every Sunday. Durbin, who had just turned fifteen at the time of its release, was … Continue reading Three Smart Girls: The Original Parent Trap

Beautiful and Bubbling Like Pink Champagne: LOVE AFFAIR (1939)

...And wishes are the dreams we dream when we're awake... Seven or eight-ish years ago, I discovered a film called Love Affair, a delightful romantic drama starring Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne. It was directed by Leo McCarey, who also directed An Affair to Remember (1957), the first remake of Love Affair, starring Cary Grant and … Continue reading Beautiful and Bubbling Like Pink Champagne: LOVE AFFAIR (1939)

Hannibal + Film History, Part 1 : Cliff Edwards (“Ukulele Ike”)

✧・゚: *✧・゚:*    *:・゚✧*:・゚✧ When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires will come to you... ✧・゚: *✧・゚:*    *:・゚✧*:・゚✧ Cliff Edwards (AKA "Ukulele Ike") was born Clifton Avon Edwards in a small river town called Hannibal, Missouri on June 14, 1895 to Edward and Nellie (Farnum) … Continue reading Hannibal + Film History, Part 1 : Cliff Edwards (“Ukulele Ike”)