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

For Me and My Gal (1942)

"You think anything's going to stand in the way of us playing the Palace this time? Oh no, not even a war." For Me and My Gal was released in theaters in late 1942, when America was fully emerged in World War II. After the US entered the War in December 1941, Hollywood joined in on … Continue reading For Me and My Gal (1942)

Skip “Fifty Shades of Grey” – Go for “Marty”

Trade out Christian and Anastasia for Marty and Clara and you've got a winner. Of course, I'm referring to the two main characters in Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) and Marty (1955), respectively. The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey was released back on Friday, February 13th. It's based on the best-selling erotic romance novel, which has sold approximately 100 … Continue reading Skip “Fifty Shades of Grey” – Go for “Marty”