Both of my parents were very influential in turning me into a baby movie buff in my youth. Mom introduced my sister and I to her favorite ’80s flicks and had movie nights with us. Dad took us to the theater on rainy afternoons during our annual camping trips and on weekends. My dad is still one of my most frequent theater companions, even giving … Continue reading Movies with dad: His all-time top 10
I’ve written many times on this blog about Grammy — my mom’s mom, who played a huge role in my journey to becoming a fan of classic film (as well as a huge role in my life in general). Those of you who enjoy reading my Redford screening reports will remember that she introduced my sister and I to Gone with the Wind, and on … Continue reading Rest in peace, Grammy.
A note from Lindsey: Today is my 23rd birthday! I’m celebrating here on the blog by ramblin’ on about my history as a classic film fan. Is it possible for film fanaticism to be passed down unknowingly through three generations? I’m starting to think so! And here’s why… A few months after I started this blog I published a post called “How I fell in … Continue reading Was my love of film inherited?
A note from Lindsey: This film was viewed as part of TMP’s Barbara Stanwyck Filmography project. Check out Listography for a full list of the project’s progress! Stella Martin (Barbara Stanwyck) is a working-class girl who falls for a rich, high-class man named Stephen Dallas (John Boles). Despite the differences in their backgrounds, the two marry and have a daughter together, Laurel (Anne Shirley). But a … Continue reading Stella Dallas (1937)
Jeopardy (also sometimes referred to as A Woman in Jeopardy) (1953): 4/5 Barbara Stanwyck plays a mother, Helen Stilwin, who goes on a trip with her husband and son, hoping for a lovely family beach vacation. What happens is less than idyllic; her husband (Barry Sullivan) gets trapped in the rising tide. She must race against time to save him, but runs into a few … Continue reading Jeopardy (1953)