A Visit (or Three) to the Vogue Theatre Manistee

Every time I travel, I look for two things: the local library, and whether there are any old movie houses in the area. Last August, I had the pleasure of spending about a week and a half camping near Manistee, Michigan — home of the Vogue Theatre. My luck was doubled on that trip because not only was there an old movie house in town, … Continue reading A Visit (or Three) to the Vogue Theatre Manistee

2019 in Film: Most Memorable Discoveries

Over the past month or two, we’ve seen a flood of “best of the year/decade” lists. I won’t be compiling a “best of the decade” (I’m saving that brainpower for the blog’s tenth anniversary in 2022!) or a formal list of what I considered to be the “best” new-release films in 2019. But, as is tradition on TMP, I will begin the year by sharing … Continue reading 2019 in Film: Most Memorable Discoveries

2019 in Film: Yearly Viewing Recap

TMP’s New Year celebrations continue today with the full-year viewing recap for 2019! Check out the stats below. The Big Numbers New to me in 2019: 130 Re-watches in 2019: 61 Total number of viewings in 2019: 191 Average viewings per month: About 16 Highest viewing month: November (22 viewings) This was one of the lower viewing years in the history of the blog, but … Continue reading 2019 in Film: Yearly Viewing Recap

Collector’s Corner: Christmas, Criterion, and Cary Grant, oh my!

Yesterday I learned that people have nicknames for the time between Christmas and the new year. I’ve never thought of it as anything but a typical week, but my favorite name of the bunch is “Betwixtmas” — so, I hope you all had a lovely holiday, and hope that Betwixtmas is treating you well, too! As we wrap up the year, I thought I’d squeeze … Continue reading Collector’s Corner: Christmas, Criterion, and Cary Grant, oh my!