Favorite things about… Designing Woman (1957)

The favorite film: Designing Woman, a 1957 romantic comedy directed by Vincente Minnelli The synopsis: Sports writer Mike Hagen has spent a long night out in Los Angeles, drinking and having fun with fellow reporters. When he wakes up, he’s terribly hungover and can’t remember whether he submitted his copy during that wild night. Luckily … More Favorite things about… Designing Woman (1957)

Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: The Gunfighter (1950)

A note from Lindsey: I watched bits and pieces of this film for a tribute post I made for Skip Homeier, but this is the first time I’ve viewed the film in its entirety, so I’m counting it as “new to me.” Jimmy Ringo (Gregory Peck) was once a notorious gunfighter, but he’s changed his … More Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: The Gunfighter (1950)

Favorite things about… Roman Holiday (1953)

The favorite film: Roman Holiday, a 1953 romantic comedy directed by William Wyler and released by Paramount Pictures The synopsis: Princess Ann is feeling stifled by the confines of her royal family’s conventions. While on a publicity tour of Europe, Ann makes a plan to rebel against those restrictions and sneak out of her room … More Favorite things about… Roman Holiday (1953)