Audrey Hepburn, the star of my heart, gets a month long tribute in June on TCM! As a perfect antidote to Monday doldrums, TCM will be airing her films on every Monday throughout the month. Thanks to Keisha, who first announced the news on twitter, I also have a schedule of what films will be…… Continue reading Audrey Hepburn: Star of the Month
I read a blog post about Two Girls and the Sailor, where the author was underwhelmed by the film and disappointed that he had nothing to write about. It was just two hours of filler that he couldn’t adequately review. But for me, writing about this film doesn’t pose any problems at all. I love…… Continue reading Revisit: Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
And he was your friend too. While sobbing in an empty room at work, reading the messages of grief pouring in on twitter, the one thread I noticed connecting us all was that this loss feels like a cherished friend or family member died. I lost my great uncle last month. He was 89 years…… Continue reading Robert Osborne was my friend.
Happy March, everyone! Spring is just around the corner. To celebrate its eventual arrival, here’s one of my favorite pictures of Audrey. She loved Spring best too. My movie watching last month was particularly dismal, with only 14 new to me films. However! I did make it to the theater to see the uproariously entertaining…… Continue reading Month in Movies: February
Virgil Tibbs was only waiting for a train to take him back home from Sparta, Mississippi when he found himself involved in a murder investigation. A homicide expert from Pennsylvania, he clashes with Sparta’s police chief Bill Gillespie. The two begrudgingly partner despite their animosity in order to find the person responsible for the murder of…… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spots: In the Heat of the Night (1967)
January was a pretty good movie watching month, although it seemed like I didn’t watch as many as I usually do. I’ve been distracted from my movie watching obsession because of a new one: the kpop boy group EXO. But I did make it to the movie theater five times last month which was wonderful. I…… Continue reading Month in Movies: January
Based on Erich Maria Remarque’s novel of the same name, Lewis Milestone’s All Quiet on the Western Front proves to be as landmark as the book itself. A group of bright and idealistic college students eagerly enlist in the army to fight in World War I, only to find their romantic illusions shattered on the…… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spots: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)