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The Sound of Music (1965)

 Baroness Schraeder:  All that needless worrying, Georg. You thought you wouldn’t find a friend at the party.

Christopher Plummer

The Man with the Golden Arm

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) is released from prison with a set of drums and a new outlook on life, and returns to his run down neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago. 1,424 more words

Movie Reviews

Embracing the Melodrama Part II #39: Maybe I'll Come Home In The Spring (dir by Joseph Sargent)

Way back in January, I was looking for something to have playing on TV in the background while I cleaned the house.  I went from station to station until I finally came across a movie that I had never seen before.   675 more words

Film

A Creative Journey: Nature, Nurture, or Genes?

Welcome, My Dear Readers, to the first installment of Writers-in-Residence at This Writer’s Life! In honor of the recent release of All This Time, my novel about the struggle of Syrian-American, Lydia Fadoul, and her attempt to save the reputation of her deceased fiance, Thomas Miller, accused of murdering two fellow Marines while on tour in Iraq, we are hosting one new writer each week at This Writer’s Life. 1,131 more words

Writers

The Sound of Music

There has been a lot of media attention lately over the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music (DVD/Download). That’s all the excuse I need to watch Julie Andrews frolic through the Austrian alps with a ragtag group of drapery-wearing children. 378 more words

Classic Films

Seven Miles of Bad Road (1963, Douglas Heyes)

Once you get past Jeffrey Hunter (at thirty-seven) playing a character about fifteen years younger–and some other significant bumps, Seven Miles of Bad Road isn’t entirely bad. 183 more words

Not Recommended

2015 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: THE THEATRE'S ALIVE...WITH THE SOUND OF MOVIES


GRAUMAN’S CHINESE THEATRE

( OPENING NIGHT ) THURSDAY – MARCH 26th Typically the first day of the festival starts with the Red Carpet event. And typically, a musical is shown ( past openers include: “ 1,893 more words

DRAMA