Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part IV)

Penelope Wilhern – Penelope (2006) Designed by: Jill Taylor Penelope may be a film focused on the importance of inner beauty, but wardrobe designer Jill Taylor did a great job of giving the title character, Penelope Wilhern, a fantastic sense of style in addition to her smarts and wit. Her wardrobe is very ladylike, sometimes bordering on whimsical. She has a beautiful collection of jewel-toned … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part IV)

Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part III)

Earlier installments in the series: Part I | Part II Allie Hamilton – The Notebook (2004) Designed by: Karyn Wagner The Notebook is often hailed as one of the most romantic films of the 21st century thus far. Romantic it certainly is, but whenever I watch the film I can’t help being distracted from the plot by Allie’s amazing wardrobe. Allie makes a journey from … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part III)

Big Fish

Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part II)

Part I covered Rose Dewitt Bukater, Ellen Arden, Vivian Rutledge and Frances Stevens. In this installment we’ll again be looking at one modern character and three classics. Keep an eye out for Part III and Part IV, coming soon! Young Sandra Bloom – Big Fish (2003) Designed by: Colleen Atwood Big Fish is in general a very aesthetically pleasing film, filled with stunning colors and … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part II)

Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part I)

Rose DeWitt Bukater, Titanic (1997) Designed by: Deborah L. Scott As many times as I’ve seen this film, I never cease to be absolutely wowed by Rose’s costumes. Whether she’s boarding the ship or floating on a door in the middle of the freezing cold Atlantic ocean, Rose is always dressed beautifully. Her dresses range from simple to extravagant, but even the most casual serve as … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part I)

Star Spotlight: Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell Born Catherine Rosalind Russell Date of birth: June 4, 1907 Date of death: November 28, 1976 Roles First role: “Mrs. Harrison” in Evelyn Prentice Final big-screen role: “Mrs. Pollifax” in Mrs. Pollifax – Spy Final television role: “Laurita Dorsey” in The Crooked Hearts (TV Movie) TMP’s favorites: It’s a two-way tie between “Sylvia Fowler” in The Women and “Mame Dennis” in Auntie Mame, … Continue reading Star Spotlight: Rosalind Russell

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘To Catch a Thief’ at the Redford Theatre

Last weekend, the Redford offered up a screening I couldn’t miss: Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief. It was a digital presentation — not the preferred format for a classic film revival, but still very exciting, since I’ve loved this film for so long and have never seen it on a screen larger than a LIFE magazine. (Okay, maybe a screen the size of two … Continue reading Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘To Catch a Thief’ at the Redford Theatre

Films in 2015: A Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed us by, but here we are, at the start of 2016 — time for TMP’s annual Year in Review viewing wrap-up! (Say that ten times fast.) In last year’s review, I mentioned that I had been tracking my viewing for five years, so 2015 continued that tradition for a sixth year. It was also my fourth year of … Continue reading Films in 2015: A Year in Review

Remaking the Classics: Cinderella (2015)

This review is part of a new once-in-a-while series, Remaking the Classics, where I’ll be doing full reviews of films that are remakes of classic-era releases and discussing how they differ from their predecessors. We kick off the series with a review of the live-action Cinderella, released earlier this year. A wicked stepmother, a fairy godmother, and talking mice… Cinderella is such a classic that … Continue reading Remaking the Classics: Cinderella (2015)

Index

Welcome to the TMP index and archive! Here you’ll find all of the articles, reviews, and recommendations ever published on the site, listed and linked for your reading pleasure. If you find any broken or incorrect links on this page, please let me know in the comments section so I can fix them! Updated: February 12, 2019 Wrap-ups Full-year blogging stats compiled by WordPress: 2012 | … Continue reading Index

Movies, movies, movies! A questionnaire

Hello, movie lovers! I thought I’d take a break from reviewin’ today to share my answers to some movie questions I’ve seen floating around YouTube lately. (I rephrased some of the questions. I’m also not sure who came up with this/where it came from, but credit to the creator, of course!) 1. If you need a good cry, which movie do you grab? I mentioned … Continue reading Movies, movies, movies! A questionnaire