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Day 16: A Song That's A Classic Favorite

This month I’m doing a 30-day song challenge following the prompts given by Donna from MyOBT, one of my favorite blogs. It sounded like so much fun I couldn’t resist. 80 more words


'Judy' Is Conventional, But Zellweger is Extraordinary

The life of Judy Garland might be so far outside of the view of modern-day audiences that younger people may have no idea who she is. 596 more words

Film Reviews


Directed by: Rupert Goold
Starring: Renée Zellweger
Rufus Sewell
Finn Wittrock
Michael Gambon
Jessie Buckley
Bella Ramsey
John Dagleish
Written by: Tom Edge
Based on: 566 more words


It's Not Easy Being Green: Margaret Hamilton and the Oz Legacy

Growing up in a home where classics were loved and appreciated, I remember being quite surprised when my mother told me that the actress who played the green faced, flying monkey commanding witch in… 1,488 more words


A Last Hurrah

In a way, Judy Garland played both roles in a real-life version of A Star Is Born. Born Frances Gumm in 1922, her parents were vaudevillians who settled in Minnesota where they ran a movie theater that also featured stage acts. 658 more words

Movies & Reviews

Renee Zellweger on the Horrific Ways Judy Garland Was Bound and Medicated on the Set of 'Wizard of Oz'

Renee Zellweger captivates audiences with her booze and barbiturate-filled portrayal of Judy Garland in the biopic “Judy.” Serving as an inside look into the late actress’ family and home life, the movie details Garland’s downward spiral with prescription drugs — an addiction that continued up until her death 30 years after the release of “The Wizard of Oz.” 237 more words