To everyone celebrating Christmas today, and everyone celebrating other occasions this season: Happy Holidays! I hope 2019 has treated you well and that you have a wonderful New Year.
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!
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!
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
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!
TMP takes a moment of silence today in remembrance of Prince, a truly gifted artist (and the star of one of my favorite ’80s flicks, Purple Rain). May he rest in peace.
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 … More State of the Blog: Analyzing your survey responses!
Hello, movie lovers! TMP is now in the middle of its fifth year of existence. I’ve been blogging almost every day since the start of 2012, and I’m still loving it, but I want to check in with TMP’s readers and make sure you all are loving it, too! Views have been high — I’ve … More Voice your opinion: A quick survey for TMP’s readers!
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 … More Reminder: Ballot Competition
Today marks four years since I began my blog. It is also Cary Grant’s birthday (not a coincidence — he was my favorite actor long before the blog began). And so begins my fifth year of sharing the classic film love! It’s hard to believe I’ve been at this four years already… almost 1,500 days! … More TMP celebrates four years!