Bad Blood (2015) – As one of the latest releases from the notorious Lifetime Movie Network, Bad Blood was neither as sinister nor as corny as I expected it to be. The script is predictable and somewhat anti-climactic. That being said, all is not lost. The acting is mostly better-than-average by LMN standards. It was… Read More Films in 2015: Modern Movies in June
Abigail Abbott (Loretta Young), a widow raising a college-aged daughter (Betty Lynn), has run into some serious financial trouble. Things have become so serious that the younger Abbott, Susan, may have to drop out of school. There’s a solution to be found, though. By using her maiden name of Fortitude, Abigail is eligible for a… Read More Mother is a Freshman (1949)
Happy July 1, fellow movie buffs! With the sixth month of 2015 having passed us, let’s take a look at what I watched throughout June. New-to-me viewings: 19 Re-watches: 7 Total for June: 26 Total for 2015, so far: 160 The new-to-me list: San Andreas (2015) Noose for a Gunman (1960) Born to Kill (1947) Stranger on… Read More June 2015 in Film
Welcome to this week’s installment of TMP Recommends, where I share five films you should keep an eye out for on TCM over the next seven days. All times are listed in EST and come from the US version of the TCM schedule. Happy viewing! The Canterville Ghost (1944) Airing on TCM: July 1, 1:45… Read More TMP Recommends: Five Films on TCM, July 1 – 7
TMP has been nominated for a Liebster Award by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema, a fellow classic movie buff and fantastic film blogger! Thank you, Virginie! The rules for this award are as follows: Answer the 11 questions given by the person who nominated you. State 11 facts about yourself. Nominate 11 blogs for… Read More A Liebster Award for TMP!
One year, one film: 1936 The film: The Petrified Forest, dir. Archie Mayo starring Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Bette Davis stars in The Petrified Forest as Gabrielle Maple, a young woman living in Arizona. Along with her father and grandfather, she helps run a gas station/diner on an… Read More One year, one film: 1936 – The Petrified Forest
Note: This post will contain some spoilers. Read with caution if you’ve never seen For Me and My Gal. Additionally, this post was written for The Classic Movie History Project blogathon. For more information on this blogathon, see the end of the post! With World War II looming heavily over every aspect of American life… Read More The Classic Movie History Project, 2015: ‘For Me and My Gal’ as Wartime Cinema