SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 24 – 31

Is it just me or has this month flown by? We’ve already made it to the final Summer Under the Stars recommendation batch for 2019. I hope those of you with access to TCM have enjoyed this year’s viewing and discovered a few new favorites! Below are my picks for August 24th through 31st! As usual, all times are in Eastern and linked titles will … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 24 – 31

SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 17 – 23

Another week gone! Apologies for getting this up a bit late — I meant to post it on Friday. As you read this, I’m in the middle of my almost-two-weeks in the woods. But my DVR is filling back at home, and I’m here to give you my recommendations for August 17th through 23rd! As usual, linked titles will take you to my previous coverage … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 17 – 23

SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 10 – 16

The second week of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars is upon us! I hope you all are enjoying the month of viewing so far and were able to catch some of last week’s recommendations. Below are my picks for August 10th through 16th! As usual, all times listed below are Eastern, linked titles will take you to my previous coverage of these films, and you … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 10 – 16

Seven Doors to Death (1944)

At the glamorous Hamilton Court apartments and shopping center, life should be beautiful, but it isn’t so for Mary (June Clyde). When shots are fired in an apartment one night, Mary flees the scene and hitches a ride with architect Jimmy (Chick Chandler) — weapon in hand and holding him at gunpoint. In the evening’s hurried turn of events, Jimmy crashes his car, and Mary … Continue reading Seven Doors to Death (1944)

Creating a Hitchcock Fan with Four Films

I’ve mentioned several times on the blog that my sister and I have a long-standing tradition of sharing movie nights — or, as we call them, “Sister Movie Time.” Usually, we load up on snacks, cuddle with her cats, and watch the nostalgic films of our youth or rent some recent releases we missed in theaters. For our latest movie night, we agreed to do … Continue reading Creating a Hitchcock Fan with Four Films

Favorite things about… Top Hat (1935)

Back by popular demand, it’s Favorite Things Friday here on TMP! The first Friday of each month, I’ll share my favorite things about one of my favorite films. For July, we celebrate a joyful musical-comedy full of miscommunication… The favorite film: Top Hat, a 1935 musical directed by Mark Sandrich The synopsis: An American dancer meets a dressmaker’s model in a hotel and falls in … Continue reading Favorite things about… Top Hat (1935)

June 2019 in Film

New-to-me viewings: 14 Re-watches: 5 Total for June: 19 Total for 2019, so far: 95 The new-to-me list: Rocketman (2019) Logan’s Run (1976) How to Make an American Quilt (1995) Ma (2019) The Leech Woman (1960) Superman (1978) Cult of the Cobra (1955) Late Night (2019) Shaft (2019) Dr. Cyclops (1940) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Yesterday (2019) The Outlaw … Continue reading June 2019 in Film

Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

“That’s the kind of man I like — the man with no place.” Lucky Gagin (Robert Montgomery) has traveled to New Mexico in search of Frank Hugo (Fred Clark) — and revenge. Hugo was responsible for the death of Gagin’s friend, Shorty Thompson. Gagin plans to blackmail Hugo to avenge Shorty’s death and line his own pockets. Soon after arriving in town, Lucky meets Pila … Continue reading Ride the Pink Horse (1947)