Christmas in Connecticut

There is nothing better than finishing up my must see Christmas movies list over the past Christmas weekend than watching Christmas in Connecticut (Barbara Stanwyck Warner Brothers 1945 version). I began the season with Christmas in Connecticut Dyan Cannon Turner Pictures 1992 version (Thanks Rochelle for the Birthday present). The 1992 update makes sense, the…

Scandalous Comedies of the 1960’s

Follow our blog with Bloglovin Perhaps its the winter weather, but I’ve been really into these old movies that simply reek of scandal with a side of social awareness..and a little fun. The Great Race is a classic 1960’s flick following the familiar storyline found in the classier Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, and…

Debbie Reynolds

Congratulations Debbie Reynolds on receiving the SAG 51st Annual Life Achievement Award January 25, 2015! The Catered Affair(1956), The Rat Race(1960), The Unsinkable Molly Brown(1964)

Golden Globes

Hope it’s a Hot time at the old Golden Globes tonight!

Summer Under the Stars ~ Herbert Marshall

Herbert Marshall, WWI Veteran lost a leg during the Great War for King and country then came home to hold his own, playing leading man opposite some of Classic Hollywood’s greatest actresses. He duked it out with Barbara Stanwyck in Breakfast for Two (1937). Appeared as Deanna Durbin’s pretend father in the multi-nominated (4) film…

The Man Named Roger Moore

  October 14, 1927 ~ Roger Moore If you’ve come to learn the name Roger Moore at all it’s because you know him as Bond…James Bond. Of course there is a slight chance you knew him as the Saint ( 1962) as well. Most interestingly, Roger often found himself in films with titles that started with “The Man”….

Leading Men: Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis June 3, 1925 ~ September  29, 2010 Probably best known, depending on who you are, for his bare-chested slave/tutor role in Spartacus, OR his dead-on Cary Grant impersonation in Some Like it Hot, Tony Curtis made a living being “willing”.  Willing to seduce possible “virgin” Natalie Wood in Sex and the Single Girl…

Buffoonery or Just Bad?

So, like most people, when I see a film called Sex and the Single Girl, I simply must watch it! Especially when the director is Robert Quine. While Quine is no Billy Wilder, he was the director behind many a decent film. My Sister Eileen, It Happened to Jane, and How to Murder Your Wife,…