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"Here 'tis, little Fats Waller. Mama's favorite 285 lbs of jam, jive and everything!"

  May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943

Title sums it up. “Jam, Jive and Everything!.”  Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller is one of the most charming, talented and prolific artists to ever tickle the ivories of a  284 more words

Film History

Brothers, fists & philharmonics...

Watching Cagney’s City for Conquest & thinking of it as inspiration for 2013 christian bale starrer “the furnace” & 2010 “the fighter”.

Great brave brothers bailing out their troublesome, tormented brothers using their fists. 18 more words


Hollywood's Golden Era

As August draws to a close, I have to admit that I haven’t been too faithful in keeping up with Dean Street Society’s instagram #StyleMeAugust challenge. 238 more words


To Remake or Not To Remake. That is the Question.

I’m on the record saying I hate remakes. If it was genius in the first place, why mess with it? If it stunk, why bring it back? 336 more words

Film History

Master of Suspense?

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock  (August 13, 1899 – April 29,  1980)

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock aka “Master of Suspense” was a British born director known for his mastery of the suspense and psychological thriller.   756 more words

Film History

007 Festival - 4K Digital remasters

This one has been a long time in the pipeline. It’s probably close to two years since we first heard that the James Bond titles would be getting the 4K treatment. 625 more words

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Catching Up: "Three Days of the Condor"

The spy thriller is a genre so many love, yet so many get wrong. The thriller genre is tough as it is, but when it’s narrowed down even more, the juggling acting can get pretty tricky. 773 more words