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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

TCM FILM FESTIVAL

The Sound of Music (1965)

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Drama

Caged (May 19, 1950)

Caged (1950)
Directed by John Cromwell
Warner Bros.

“Pile out, you tramps. It’s the end of the line.”

With those words we are plunged into the dark, unforgiving world of… 487 more words

Film Noir

MY MOVIE SHELF: The Sound of Music

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 175   792 more words

Movies