A short break!

Hello, movie buffs! You may or may not have noticed that I missed yesterday’s post. I meant to have a post like this up yesterday. I will be taking a short break from the blog — about two weeks, returning to our regularly scheduled programming on April 2. I’ve been particularly busy for the past couple of … More A short break!

Happy Halloweek!

In the past, to celebrate Halloween on the blog, I’ve done something called Horror Half-Week. Certain spooky themes were chosen each year, and I’d put up four reviews to match those themes — one a day, on the four days leading up to Halloween. This year, I’m doing things a bit differently. Horror Half-Week becomes … More Happy Halloweek!

Celebrating “50 Years of Hitchcock” with TCM

I consider Alfred Hitchcock to be one of my favorite directors. He directed several of my all-time favorite films, including my ultimate “comfort film” pick-me-up, To Catch a Thief. I’ve seen Hitchcock silent and with sound, black and white and in technicolor. I’ve written about him on the blog many times: Celebrating To Catch a … More Celebrating “50 Years of Hitchcock” with TCM

Early Women Filmmakers: Fun facts and Blu-ray/DVD Giveaway!

Did you know… …that more women worked in the film industry in its first two decades than at any time since? …that women created some of the first narrative films ever made? …that in 1916, the highest-paid director in Hollywood was a woman? Today I’m excited to be one of several bloggers co-hosting a giveaway … More Early Women Filmmakers: Fun facts and Blu-ray/DVD Giveaway!