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The Jolliest Christmas Party

Hosted by my friend Luzanne and her husband, last night’s Christmas party might have been the best Christmas party I’ve ever been to. It’s certainly the j… 511 more words

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The Doughgirls (1944)

Vivian (Jane Wyman) is newly married to Arthur Halstead (Jack Carson) and they’re headed to Washington, D.C. Arthur will be working there, as aide to the Administrator of Inter-Bureau Coordination. 441 more words


Mill Creek Musings: Fear in the Night (1947)

Vince Grayson (DeForest Kelley) has had a nightmare. In the dream, he saw himself stabbing a man in a room full of mirrors, before tossing the man’s body into a closet. 290 more words


'Portrait of Jennie'

Recently, I chanced upon an old book containing the Robert Nathan novella, Portrait of Jennie. The William Dieterle-David O. Selznick movie based on it was one of my favorites while growing up. 604 more words

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Collector's Corner: Film Collection Update, Vol. 3

Welcome back to Collector’s Corner, the bi-weekly series in which I discuss all things related to my film collection.

It’s time for another collection update! The last one was posted in September, so this one will cover new additions from late September, October and November. 572 more words


Every Night Dreams

Directed by Mikio Naruse, Every Night Dreams is a haunting, poignant silent  film about a young mother named Omitzu, who was deserted by her shiftless husband and pays the bills by working in a hostess bar. 272 more words

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