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Rob Reiner's THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT is good, old-fashioned entertainment

1995 was a stellar year in film. You’re not likely to see THAT statement repeated on this page often. I mean, wasn’t 1995 like 5 minutes ago? 1,705 more words

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March Sothern Madness on #TCM

“Hollywood sold its stars on good looks and personality buildups. We weren’t really actresses in a true sense, we were just big names – the products of a good publicity department.” 873 more words

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Enter #COLUMBO to the Classic TV Detectives Blogathon

If I was to consider making a list of great moments in the annals of Television I would argue for one specific moment, a moment repeated numerous times over the course of a decade (give or take), a moment that cannot be equaled.   2,451 more words

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Madeleine Carroll set the standard in Hitchcock's SECRET AGENT (1936)

It’s almost impossible to read about or discuss Alfred Hitchcock‘s body of work without the topic of the “Hitchcock Blonde” being mentioned.  That is, the cool, oft aloof, sexy, stylish female protagonist the master of suspense was partial to, a character as central to making Hitchcock movies thrilling as are the thrills themselves.  1,302 more words

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Silent Film Music Podcast by Ben Model - A MUST!

Ben Model fell in love with silent movies as a kid.  It was only natural then that he should enroll in New York University years later to study filmmaking.   630 more words

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Best Original Song, Misses and Hits #31DaysOfOscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) first introduced the ‘Best Original Song’ category at the 7th Academy Awards ceremony in 1934.  That year  1,970 more words

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