Fab Fashion in BOYFRIENDS AND GIRLFRIENDS (1987)

Eric Rohmer's L'Ami de mon amie (The English-translated title is Boyfriends and Girlfriends) tells the story of a group of young people living in the suburbs of Paris. Blanche (Emmanuelle Chaulet), a down-to-earth office worker, befriends Léa (Sophie Renoir), who is a lively student. Blanche has just moved to the area and gets to know Léa's boyfriend … Continue reading Fab Fashion in BOYFRIENDS AND GIRLFRIENDS (1987)

TCM Classic Film Festival 2018: My Story

The ninth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was held on April 26 - 29 in Hollywood, CA. This year's theme was Powerful Words: The Page Onscreen so many of the films screened were based on novels, created from original screenplays, or depicted the life of writers - real and fictitious - onscreen.  I find it so … Continue reading TCM Classic Film Festival 2018: My Story

Spotlight on Fashion + Color: BYE BYE BIRDIE (1963)

What's the story, morning glory? It doesn't get much sillier or more fun than the musical film Bye Bye Birdie (1963), which was adapted from the 1960 Broadway musical. The film stars Ann-Margret as Kim MacAfee, a teenager from Sweet Apple, Ohio who wins the contest of a lifetime: a kiss from rock and roll superstar Conrad … Continue reading Spotlight on Fashion + Color: BYE BYE BIRDIE (1963)