FilmStruck Friday: While the City Sleeps (1956)

Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service. Today’s film comes from 1956 – While the City Sleeps. Happy viewing! A serial killer has been victimizing … Continue reading FilmStruck Friday: While the City Sleeps (1956)

Period television: Good Girls Revolt, Season 1

Based on Lynn Povich’s book of the same title, Amazon’s original series Good Girls Revolt tells the story of a stagnant environment in a time of social change: the newsroom workplace in New York, 1969. America was experiencing a cultural revolution, but the women working as researchers for the country’s largest news magazines were less lucky, putting in most of the work but receiving none … Continue reading Period television: Good Girls Revolt, Season 1

Picture Snatcher (1933)

Danny Kean (James Cagney) is fresh off of a prison sentence and has a long track record of criminal involvement. This time, though, he’s determined to become an honest citizen. Danny is hired by Al McLean (Ralph Bellamy) to work as a photographer for a local newspaper with a somewhat seedy reputation, but he’s happy with the gig because he sees the potential to become … Continue reading Picture Snatcher (1933)