Lindsey’s Lists: Top 5 classic beach films

With one vacation under my belt already this year and the winter semester weeks behind me, I, like most summer-class-free college students, have already fallen into the mood for a few months full of warm weather, sunshine and road trips. I find that my taste in films sometimes mirrors the mindset that I’m in. While not all of these beach films are quite as cheery … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Top 5 classic beach films

Mixed bag: A Summer Place (1959), Midnight (1939), The Lady Eve (1941), Happy Go Lovely (1951)

Originally published on recollective.tumblr.com, January 13, 2012 Watched January 8, 2012 A Summer Place (1959): 5/5; When I see the name “Sandra Dee” attached to a film, I expect something pretty fluffy. As much as I love her, most of her roles were very light entertainment – cute, fun films that are highly enjoyable to watch but wouldn’t hold up under harsh scrutiny. This film … Continue reading Mixed bag: A Summer Place (1959), Midnight (1939), The Lady Eve (1941), Happy Go Lovely (1951)