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Blithe Spirit

On Saint Patrick’s Day, I went to the National Theatre, for the opening night performance of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit.   Angela Lansbury is making what she says will be her last tour, and Washington is the final stop on its four-city run. 79 more words


The Hottest Mess on Pennsylvania Avenue

I am still reeling as I write this. The events of this day were so remarkable and so unexpected that I’m not sure I’ll ever feel completely normal again. 3,085 more words


The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

This is a colossal classic I’m ecstatic to finally tick off. I saw Frankenheimer’s Seconds last year and was really struck by his knack for visualising skewed paranoia. 246 more words

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Film Noir Friday: A Life at Stake (1954)

Helmed by actor-turned-director Paul Guilfoyle, A Life at Stake is an interesting little noir that doesn’t receive a lot of attention. The 1954 movie is sometimes known as… 702 more words


MY MOVIE SHELF: Beauty and the Beast

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 122  698 more words


Guess Who's Joining Emma Watson And Dan Stevens In 'Beauty And The Beast'?

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, Beauty and the Beast… and Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline!

E! News confirms that Thompson and Kline will join… 187 more words


Can Emma Thompson handle the steam of Mrs. Potts in 'Beauty and the Beast'?

You don’t get much bigger supporting roles than Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast.  Angela Lansbury voiced the character, the head of the Beast’s household, in the 1991 animated Disney musical to perfection. 205 more words