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)

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THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU (1944)

One evening in the summer of 2013, I was spending some time at my grandparents' home and we turned on the TV to see what was playing on TCM. It was a movie called The Very Thought of You, which I'd never heard of before. From the moment it began, my grandma and I were hooked. … Continue reading THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU (1944)

A Christmas Discovery: It Happened on Fifth Avenue

  "For to be without friends is a serious form of poverty." I made a wise decision in taping It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947) when it aired recently on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). (Side note: Taping movies on TCM is how I usually come across cinematic gold. Thanks, TCM.) The film chronicles the lives of several New … Continue reading A Christmas Discovery: It Happened on Fifth Avenue

#PayClassicsForward: A Christmas Special

Well, we've nearly made it to another Christmas. In the life of an ultra-enthusiastic classic film fan, this time of year rules. I've got my stack of DVDs, but I get most excited about checking out Turner Classic Movie's holiday lineup each year. Within this list you will find photos, commentary, and video clips linked … Continue reading #PayClassicsForward: A Christmas Special