Classic Movie Tag

It’s been a while since I’ve done a tag/Q&A! While catching up on my YouTube subscriptions I saw a new one made by Raquel of Out of the Past: the Classic Movie Tag — ten questions exploring our love of classic film. Raquel posted this back in May. (Am I still considered fashionably late at … More Classic Movie Tag

Classic movie morsels from LOOK magazine (January 21, 1958)

Note: This post is a part of the sporadic Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my collection of vintage magazines, from fan mags to LIFE to mod fashion fare. For more in this series, visit the archive. LOOK isn’t exactly a magazine known for its movie content, but in most of the … More Classic movie morsels from LOOK magazine (January 21, 1958)

Picturegoer magazine, 1938: “We are facing a film famine”

Today on TMP, all of the hot gossip from Picturegoer magazine, 1938! “WE ARE FACING A FILM FAMINE” There was apparently a film famine in 1938, but if you were to ask Picturegoer mag’s staff about the tragedy, they’d probably respond with a simple shrug. “Film famine? Eh, just another year in the life.” The … More Picturegoer magazine, 1938: “We are facing a film famine”

Remaking the Classics: Out of the Past (1947) and Against All Odds (1984)

I never hear anyone talk about the remake of Out of the Past, probably because Out of the Past is practically sacred territory among classic film buffs. The 1947 noir is a film that I, personally, adore. Everything about it is great: the photography, the dialogue, the performances, the drama, the chemistry! It’s a well-made film … More Remaking the Classics: Out of the Past (1947) and Against All Odds (1984)