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Northern Writes

‘the judge (poet Bob Beagrie) was impressed by the scale and quality of the entries … we were very much impressed by all of your submissions …’ Bev Briggs…
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Landlubber

Two more Esther Williams vehicles. Though she sure wasn’t kidding when she says her films were written to a formula, it’s interesting to see the attempts made to stretch that template. 524 more words

FILM

Musical Monday: Two Tickets to Broadway (1951)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 741 more words

Musical Monday

You Can't Take It With You (1938)

The son of a cold-hearted tycoon gets engaged to his secretary whose family are the antithesis of everything his snobbish upper class parents believe in. 205 more words

Film

When is too old to start tap dancing?

I’ve been having such a nice week. I’ve been gardening, op-shopping, cleaning the house, cycling, doing karaoke, playing the piano, and watching tv. And yes, I had the windows and doors closed when singing karaoke and yes, it would have been very embarrassing had anyone heard. 165 more words

Journal

Mulholland Drive (2001)

An aspiring, fresh-faced young actress new in Hollywood discovers a woman in her apartment who is suffering from amnesia and together they attempt to discover who she is using only a few slender clues. 161 more words

Film

it's too darn hot...

Instead of a parasol and enough shine reducing loose power I could do a walk on in Kabuki, I should just embrace a spangled leotard and put taps on my shocking pink high heels!

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