The Swan (1956)

Princess Beatrix (Jessie Royce Landis) is barely holding on to her royal title. She and her family have been exiled, but are desperate to win back favor through the current ruling family, headed up by Queen Maria Dominika (Agnes Moorehead). Queen Maria Dominika’s son, Prince Albert (Alec Guinness), is planning to visit Beatrix’s family, and … More The Swan (1956)

My Favorite Classic Movie: To Catch a Thief (1955)

What does it take to make a “favorite” classic movie? For me, the ingredients are Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, and a whole lot of glamour. To Catch a Thief, released in 1955, is not objectively the greatest movie of all time. It’s not Alfred Hitchcock’s greatest film, nor the best of either of … More My Favorite Classic Movie: To Catch a Thief (1955)

TMP Reads: What Would Grace Do? by Gina McKinnon

Gina McKinnon’s What Would Grace Do? promises to teach the reader “How to Live Life in Style like the Princess of Hollywood,” none other than the beautiful Grace Kelly. I’m a huge fan of Grace and was excited to win this book waaaay back in December 2013 from a holiday giveaway at The Lady Eve’s … More TMP Reads: What Would Grace Do? by Gina McKinnon

14 Hours (1951)

It’s business as usual in a New York City hotel one morning. A room service waiter has come to a certain room on one of the hotel’s higher levels to deliver breakfast. Much to the waiter’s surprise and dismay, he finds that the recipient of said breakfast (Robert Cosick) is standing on the ledge just … More 14 Hours (1951)

Green Fire (1954)

Grace Kelly and Stewart Granger star in this adventure/romantic drama, centered on a greed-inducing emerald deposit in South America. Granger portrays Rian Mitchell, who along with his partner Vic (Paul Douglas) is looking for riches in the form of emeralds. The two have been traveling from place to place, mine to mine, hoping to find … More Green Fire (1954)

In honor of this Hallmark holiday… let’s talk about my favorite screen couples!

Some people like to go out to dinner with their sweethearts on February 14. Some like to wallow. Some simply don’t care. Me? I use the (usually uneventful) day to celebrate my favorite on-screen romances and watch them, schedule permitting. This year, the schedule does not permit. I won’t be home from campus until around … More In honor of this Hallmark holiday… let’s talk about my favorite screen couples!