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2014 TCM Summer Under the Stars Recommendations

For you I do this thing. I have spent about 16 hours researching, writing, formatting, unformatting, and reformatting this nonsense.

This is going to be a great month of movies on TCM. 5,195 more words

The Great Ziegfeld - Best Picture Winner; 1936

The Basics – The Great Ziegfeld (1936) – Director, Robert Z. Leonard; starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Louise Rainer; Run Time – 176 mins. – Biography, Drama, Musical -“This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.” 257 more words


The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett (the book and the movie)

If an accomplished writer of hard boiled mysteries, one who set the standard, wants to write a satire on the exact same subject, then who are we to say “No.” And so the author of the Maltese Falcon, the creator of Sam Spade, has also created his alter ego, the rich, classy Nick Charles, his wife Nora and little dog, Asta. 475 more words


Throwback Trailer: After the Thin Man (1936)

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora’s family.


Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

As good as any movie with a future remake starring Hillary Duff can possibly be.

From Print to Screen: Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House

If you want a witty and light summer diversion, the movie Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House is your piece of lemon meringue pie.

The 1946 best seller on which the movie was based is a fictionalized account of things that actually happened to its author, … 744 more words

Lindsay Edmunds

A Movie to Commemorate the 70th D-Day Anniversary

What movie did you use to help commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day?

I opted for an unconventional one in that it was a movie about the post-war, not the landing on Normandy. 289 more words