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Saturday, July 02, 2022
A Sword and a Smile: Zorro
Zorro! The name evokes a bold image, doesn’t it? The swirl of a black cape, the slash of a sword. A jaunty mask concealing a hero’s identity...
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
"After the Thin Man" (1936)
After the Thin Man (1936) picks up right after The Thin Man (1934), with Nick and Nora Charles (William Powell and Myrna Loy) getting off ...
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Summer 2022 To-Do List
Well, this has changed a bit from what I was expecting, since I broke my arm. For much of this summer, I simply can't do stuff like go ...
Friday, June 17, 2022
Movie Music: Henry Mancini's "Charade" (1963)
Is there any composer at all who embodies '60s cool so completely as Henry Mancini? Yeah, didn't think so. And nowhere does his mu...
Monday, June 13, 2022
Announcing Legends of Western Cinema Week 2022
Yippee! Olivia (of Meanwhile, in Rivendell... ) and Heidi (of Along the Brandywine ) and I are co-hosting Legends of Western Cinema Week ag...
Saturday, June 11, 2022
"Top Gun: Maverick" (2022) -- Initial Thoughts
Are you looking for an adrenaline rush movie with repeated jolts of excitement? Go see Top Gun: Maverick (2022). Do you want a feel-good m...
Friday, June 10, 2022
Mad About Ladd Tag
This tag originated a couple of years ago on Gabriela's blog Pale Writer . I was tagged for it just recently by Gill from ReelWeegieMid...
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