Favorite things about… The Lady Eve (1941)

The favorite film: The Lady Eve, a 1941 romantic comedy directed by Preston Sturges. The synopsis: Charlie Pike, the adventuring heir to a beer fortune, boards a boat after an Amazon expedition. Once aboard, he meets Jean Harrington and her father. The Harringtons are cardsharp con artists, and Charlie may be their next target… until … More Favorite things about… The Lady Eve (1941)

One year, one film: 1938 – The Mad Miss Manton

The film: The Mad Miss Manton, dir. Leigh Jason starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Before I began the Barbara Stanwyck Filmography Project, I reviewed and fell in love with The Mad Miss Manton, giving it a “Super Five” (5/5!) rating. The film follows Melsa Manton (Stanwyck), a socialite who is … More One year, one film: 1938 – The Mad Miss Manton

The Male Animal (1942)

Tommy Turner (Henry Fonda) is an English professor at Midwestern University. He and his wife Ellen (Olivia de Havilland) are preparing to host a cocktail party, with honored guests Frederick (Ivan Simpson) and Blanche Damon (Minna Phillips) — the Dean and his wife — among others. It’s homecoming week, and the school is also preparing … More The Male Animal (1942)

Lindsey Appreciates a Western: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

This post is technically a part of the “Favorite things about…” series. I decided to give it a fun name since this was one of the only Westerns I loved before beginning the “Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns” project. The favorite film: Once Upon a Time in the West, also known as C’era una volta … More Lindsey Appreciates a Western: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)