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Best Actress of 1950, A Race to Remember

Rather than focus on a specific performance for this year’s THE ACTORS! week in the 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon I decided to take a look back at one of the most hotly contested Best Actress races in Oscar History.   2,249 more words

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Robert Mitchum Spotlight: Home from the Hill

Thanks, everyone for the recommendations of Robert Mitchum films to explore during this winter’s festival of a star whose filmography I know too little about.  437 more words


Never Say Goodbye (1946)

lNever Say Goodbye is a lesser known, but charming Christmas movie and I think what is most fun about it is seeing Errol Flynn in a non-typical screwball mode. 1,121 more words


A Hole in the Head (1959, Frank Capra)

The first hour of A Hole in the Head is slow going. It shouldn’t be slow going, not with everything the film has going for it, but director Capra is real lazy. 720 more words


Frank Sinatra's D-I-Y Detox Program

In The Man with the Golden Arm, an irritated Kim Novak asks a drug-addled Frank Sinatra some pointed questions.

“Why should you hurt like other people hurt?” she snaps. 625 more words


The hills are alive when The Vern reviews The Sound of Music(1965)

Before I begin my review of this beloved classic that I have never seen until a few days ago.  I think it’s fair to share that this movie has been mentioned before in many other shows and movies I like.   1,255 more words


The Sound of Music (1965, Robert Wise)

So much of The Sound of Music is exquisite, the film’s got enough momentum to get over the rough spots. The film has three and a half distinct sections. 614 more words