Ida Lupino: An Anti-Damsel On Screen and Off

Director, producer, writer, and star… all of these positions in the film industry require talent, knowledge and skill in order to produce good results. Everyone once in a blue moon a super-human artist emerges who can fill all four of these roles successfully. Ida Lupino, an actress of many memorable performances and a pioneering filmmaker, was one such artist. Ida was born to showbiz parents … Continue reading Ida Lupino: An Anti-Damsel On Screen and Off

King of the Corn: A tribute to William Castle

“Classics of the Corn” is one of the most popular series on TMP. Today I’m bringing a special (and quite different) post to the series. Usually COTC has me making mildly witty musings on films that are completely packed with cheese, but today, to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest horror-corn films of all time, The Tingler, I’d like … Continue reading King of the Corn: A tribute to William Castle