Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson is a fantastic non-fiction read about two New York Tribune reporters, Junius Browne and Albert Richardson, and their time spent hunting down stories in the Confederate states during the American civil war. As soon as I read the synopsis for this … More Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

I’ve noticed patterns in the years when my most beloved films were released. Stella Dallas, True Confession, The Awful Truth, You Only Live Once, Topper, It’s Love I’m After… so many great films hit theaters in 1937, and yet it isn’t one of the first years that comes to mind when you think of Hollywood’s … More The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

Three Ages (1923)

“If you let your mind wander back through History you will find that the only thing that has not changed since the World began is — LOVE. Love is the unchanging axis on which the World revolves,” a preface page reads in the opening scene of Buster Keaton’s Three Ages (1923). This opening sets up … More Three Ages (1923)