Make it a Marathon: 24 Hours of Stanwyck

Today around the classic movie blogosphere, we’re celebrating my favorite actress with the Remembering Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon, hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood! I found it difficult to settle on a single film to cover for this blogathon. Finally, an idea occurred to me: Why not make it a marathon? At this point I’ve reviewed nearly 60 Stanwyck films, so why … Continue reading Make it a Marathon: 24 Hours of Stanwyck

The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part II)

Welcome to Part II of my list of “dream casts” for six of my favorite modern films, complete with terrible MS Paint imagery! This post was written for The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon, hosted by Silver Scenes. Music and Lyrics (2007) Original genre: Romantic comedy Original director: Marc Lawrence Music and Lyrics is a horrifically underrated film, one of my absolute favorites AND one of my most … Continue reading The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part II)

The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part I)

Thinking about what could have been is apparently a great pastime of mine. You may remember that last year I shared a couple of books that I wish would be made into films, including classic and modern “dream casts” for each. Now I’ve gone and cooked up more dream casts, this time with the theme of “What if some of my favorite modern films had … Continue reading The Great Imaginary Film Blogathon: My favorite modern films, re-cast (Part I)

The Gish Sisters Blogathon is here!

The day has finally arrived! The Gish Sisters Blogathon, hosted by myself and Fritzi of Movies Silently, is upon us! Today through September 9, we’re paying tribute to all things Gish in honor of the 101st anniversary of Lillian and Dorothy’s film debut, An Unseen Enemy. In this post I’ll be linking every contribution to the blogathon over the next three days. Check back often … Continue reading The Gish Sisters Blogathon is here!

Gish Sisters Blogathon update: Schedule!

We’re just a few days away from the three-day celebration of Dorothy and Lillian Gish, which Movies, Silently and TMP are co-hosting in honor of the 101st anniversary of the sisters’ film debut! The following is the schedule we’ve cooked up for each day of the blogathon. If you’re participating and have a scheduling conflict, or haven’t yet joined us and would like to hop on the … Continue reading Gish Sisters Blogathon update: Schedule!

Announcing the Gish Sisters Blogathon!

Lillian and Dorothy Gish made their film debut on September 9, 1912, portraying sisters in D.W. Griffith’s An Unseen Enemy. With this year marking the 101st anniversary of that debut, Fritzi of Movies, Silently decided that she wanted to bring the classic film blogging community together to share our appreciation for the Gish sisters — and so the Gish Sisters Blogathon was born! Since Fritzi’s … Continue reading Announcing the Gish Sisters Blogathon!

Lindsey’s Lists: My Movie Alphabet

Mettel Ray Movie Blog is currently hosting an ongoing blogathon called “My Movie Alphabet,” in which (as the title would suggest) each blogger chooses a movie, director, actor or actress that they love for each letter of the alphabet. I love lists and I love alphabetizing, so this is the perfect blogathon for my participation. Here are TMP’s selections for (some of) the most wonderful … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: My Movie Alphabet