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Calendar Girl (1947)

In no way is Allan Dwan’s Calendar Girl a musical classic. This 1947 picture was reissued as Star Dust and Sweet Music and remains kind of a curiosity suitable only for Dwan fans and musical fanatics. 667 more words

Entertainment

'Godfrey' Screenplay Skewers the One Percent

Sometimes Hollywood is a bit much, really.

Filmmakers know that we, the masses, enjoy send-ups of rich people. We love it when we can feel intellectually superior to the dim-witted characters on the screen. 630 more words

Comedy

Doubting Thomas (1935)

Year in and year out I find someone new to discover when it comes to over a century of movies. This year found me seeing my first… 341 more words

Daily Take

Love Crazy (1941)

Once again the teaming of Myrna Loy and William Powell comes up aces. These two pros play off each other so well that it’s no wonder MGM teamed them for films outside of their famous Thin Man series. 465 more words

Daily Take

REVIEW: "My Favorite Wife"

How can any true movie fan not love the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s? The once popular genre was recognized for its witty rapid-fire dialogue, wacky situations, bold and brash female leads, occasional slapstick humor, and a feverish battle of the sexes. 475 more words

Movie Reviews - M

The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)

Columbia studios takes another shot at the screwball comedy here with a tip of the hat towards a battle of the sexes script featuring stars of the day Loretta Young and Ray Milland. 405 more words

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My Man Godfrey (1936) Carole Lombard Day 5 of 5

“You know there’s no sense in struggling against a thing when it’s got you. It’s got you and that’s all there is to it. It’s got you.” 689 more words

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