This post was inspired by AurasBookBox on YouTube. Aura adapted a book version of this tag that was going around into a video about movies. Feel free to do the tag on your own blog! A movie that makes me feel happy: The Thin Man series (1934 – 1937) – Yes, I’m cheating by choosing a series rather than a single film (and we’re only … Continue reading Movies that “play with my emotions”
The following is an excerpt from a great book-to-film analysis of one of my favorite films, Auntie Mame, by the lovely Silver Screenings – our latest participant in TMP’s Adaptation Month extravaganza: “This movie is loads of fun because Russell seems almost giddy with such a juicy role. When she first meets her long-lost nephew, she quips, ‘If he misbehaves, we can always throw him … Continue reading GUEST POST: Silver Screenings talks Auntie Mame!
“Life’s a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death.” So goes the expression that Auntie Mame (the amazing Roz Russell) lives by. She doesn’t want to be one of those poor suckers, and she certainly does live a full life! Eccentric Mame takes in her young nephew Patrick after her brother passes away, and the film follows a pretty large chunk of their … Continue reading Netflix Instant Pick #8 – Auntie Mame
Part I covered Rose Dewitt Bukater, Ellen Arden, Vivian Rutledge and Frances Stevens. In this installment we’ll again be looking at one modern character and three classics. Keep an eye out for Part III and Part IV, coming soon! Young Sandra Bloom – Big Fish (2003) Designed by: Colleen Atwood Big Fish is in general a very aesthetically pleasing film, filled with stunning colors and … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part II)
Auntie Mame (1958): 5/5! I’ll cut right to the chase here: this film is AMAZING. I would go as far as to say that it’s one of the funniest films I’ve seen in my lifetime. Rosalind Russell stars as the ultra-eccentric Auntie Mame, who takes in her nephew Patrick and teaches him to “live, live, live!” The film covers quite a large chunk of their … Continue reading Auntie Mame (1958)