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The Birds (1963)

The Birds is about all sort of birds. The ones we are acquainted with initially are actually a pair of humans. Lovebirds you might call them. 747 more words


Tippi: A Memoir

Tippi Hedren says in the introduction to her autobiography that so much has been written about her that it’s high time she set the record straight. 800 more words

Book Reviews

A Working Girl Blues Movie for Cinematherapy: The Girl (2012)

Back in the day when both men and women referred to professionals of a certain gender as “girls” instead of a “women” and expected blondes to be more fun for lecherous male bosses to chase, a single mom proved that she could survive the pecking order of the workplace even when it left her bloodied and in need of a tetanus shot. 276 more words


Past Imperfect - #120

In retrospect, Tippi realized that perhaps she shouldn’t have taken the children to visit her mother-in-law after all. The harping she had expected. The harpies? Not so much…


#Spring Book Haul

So…My Spring Book Haul is up on my Booktube channel. I talk about books I picked up at TCMFF, the LA Times Book Fair and from my birthday. 17 more words

The Birds (1963)

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy

I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it.

A lovely young woman named Melanie (Hedren) – all lovely young women are named Melanie – is a flirt, a prankster, a teaser.

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The Birds

For years, I have joked that there is no movie so poorly done that it couldn’t be saved by the introduction of an unexplained raptor attack in the third act. 956 more words