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Director: W.S. Van Dyke… 915 more words


Best picture winner 9: The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard (nominated)
Screenplay by: William Anthony McGuire (nominated)
Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer (won Oscar), Frank Morgan
My rating: 7/10… 516 more words


The Thin Man

In which we are just about to take our first false step

This film is testament to the timelessness of great leads with chemistry.

We’re introduced to Nick Charles (William Powell) as he is at a (classy) bar, teaching the bartenders how to mix drinks: Manhattan to a foxtrot beat, Dry Martini to a waltz.   822 more words

Adapted Screenplay

The Film Posters of Fu Manchu

Sax Rohmer’s evil war Lord may never again find himself front and center in a feature film due to the world and our incessant need for politcal correctness. 332 more words



she entered the fray

threw her hat into the ring

unveiled hidden strengths

Prompt words fray and veiled courtesy of RonovanWrites’ Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge… 75 more words


Friday Book Whimsy: All the Stars in Heaven

I think it’s fun to imagine the way Hollywood was in its glory days of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s – the days of rolled hair and perfectly drawn bowed lips lush with red lipstick. 491 more words