2017 in Film: Yearly Viewing Recap

Happy New Year! We’re a few days into 2018, which means it’s time to take a look back at everything I watched last year. Can you believe this is my sixth time writing one of these recaps? It seems like just yesterday that I started the blog! The past year has been pretty crazy for…

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…

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…

2016 in Film: Yearly Viewing Recap

All of the months of 2016 have been recapped, and we’re a few days into the new year, which means it’s time for TMP’s annual Year in Review viewing wrap-up! The blog turns five this month (started on January 18, 2012!) and 2016 marked my *seventh* year of tracking what I watched. Crazy! Let’s celebrate…

State of the Blog: Analyzing your survey responses!

To begin this State of the Blog Address, I would like to thank those of you who participated in the TMP Reader Survey posted last week. Your responses were, at times, surprising, and very helpful to me in thinking of the blog’s future! I’ll be sharing the survey results today as well as making a…

Reminder: Ballot Competition

Hello, movie lovers! Just a quick reminder that there is still time to submit your ballot for TMP’s Oscar prediction competition, inspired by the predictive game I play with my family during award season each year. All of the details, including rules and the ballot template, can be found in the following post: Get competitive…