May 2018 in Film

May was another small viewing month ’round these parts, and I completely forgot that today was the first of the month, so I apologize for this post going up so late! (As I type this, there are just 40 minutes left in the day.) Though the time I was able to carve out for viewing in May was pretty minimal, I still wanted to share what I watched. On to the movies!

New-to-me viewings: 6

Re-watches: 3

Total for April: 9

Total for 2018, so far: 73

The new-to-me list:

  • Overboard (2018)
  • Petticoat Fever (1936)
  • The Narrow Margin (1952)
  • Life of the Party (2018)
  • Now and Forever (1934)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Re-watches:

  • The Harvey Girls (1949)
  • The Mummy (1932)
  • The Letter (1940)

Viewing methods:

  • At the cinema – 3
  • From my collection – 1
  • TCM – 3
  • WatchTCM – 2

By decade:

  • 1910s – 0
  • 1920s – 0
  • 1930s – 3
  • 1940s – 2
  • 1950s – 1
  • 1960s – 0
  • 1970s – 0
  • 1980s – 0
  • 1990s – 0
  • 2000s – 0
  • 2010s – 3

The month in blogging:

Though May was a light viewing month, I managed to stick to the blog’s schedule and covered a lot of fun stuff.

Collector’s Corner saw two updates in the Star Collections subcategory: Ginger Rogers and Bette Davis. I’m considering both of these phenomenal ladies as subjects for my next filmography project, so if you’ve got a preference between them, feel free to leave your input in the comments!

The “Favorite Things” film for May was a punny old favorite, The Mummy (1932), chosen since May is the month of Mothers’ Day here in the US. (Could I be any cornier?)

The infrequently-updated Classic Stars on the Small Screen series saw a new entry, looking at the 1956 Screen Directors’ Playhouse episode “Claire,” starring the great Angela Lansbury.

Other than that, we had a lot of plain ol’ reviews… featuring less-than-plain films. My second-favorite discovery of the year so far, History is Made at Night (1937), was a highlight. Also covered:

…And there you have it for May! Happy June, and I hope you all have a wonderful month!

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