FIFTEEN endlessly re-watchable classics, Part II of III

As much as I love discovering new films, there are many films that I consistently return to. They’re the warm, snuggle-y blanket hiding within the abyss of my many hours of move-watching each month. The following are five more of my fifteen of my favorites classics to re-watch. (This is not a definitive list of the most re-watchable classic films ever. Check out Part I, … Continue reading FIFTEEN endlessly re-watchable classics, Part II of III

FIVE favorite films of my birthday buddy, Clara Bow!

Of all of the people that I share a birthday with, Clara Bow is definitely my favorite. She was a beautiful woman and an amazing actress, but led an unfortunately less-than-perfect life. Sunday marked 105 years since she was born, so to round off July’s Tuesday birthday lists, TMP pays tribute to Clara today. Clara Gordon Bow was born to a troubled couple who lived … Continue reading FIVE favorite films of my birthday buddy, Clara Bow!

NINE favorite book-to-film adaptations, Part III

The Namesake (2006), dir. Mira Nair, based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri Synopsis: Both the novel and film versions of The Namesake follow Ashima and Ashoke Ganguli and their family. At the beginning of the story they are newlyweds, having moved from India to Massachusetts after marrying so Ashoke could pursue a degree and career in engineering. The story then charts the progression of … Continue reading NINE favorite book-to-film adaptations, Part III