Kim Novak covers Redbook, January 1957

This post is a part of TMP’s Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my vintage magazine collection. Today, a look at the January 1957 issue of Redbook, which featured a cover story profiling Kim Novak. By 1957, Kim Novak had appeared on screen in eight films and was earning a salary of $1000 per week — not too shabby, considering her career … Continue reading Kim Novak covers Redbook, January 1957

Netflix Instant Pick #7 – Kiss Me, Stupid

Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) is a very fun comedy, almost as lovable as its star, Dean Martin. Martin portrays an exaggerated version of himself: a womanizing singer named Dino (no surprise there) who gets stuck in a small town with car trouble. A local songwriting duo plots to try to get him to pick up one of their songs. With the help of a call … Continue reading Netflix Instant Pick #7 – Kiss Me, Stupid

Mixed bag: Thelma and Louise (1991), Blondie of the Follies (1932), Five and Ten (1931), Blades of Glory (2007), Bell Book and Candle (1958)

Originally published on recollective.tumblr.com, January 5, 2012 Watched January 2, 2012: Thelma and Louise (1991) – 4/5; My mom recommended this movie to me. She found it in the $5 bin and became obsessed with it, insisting that I must watch it as well haha. We usually have pretty similar taste in films (aside from the fact that I love old films much more than … Continue reading Mixed bag: Thelma and Louise (1991), Blondie of the Follies (1932), Five and Ten (1931), Blades of Glory (2007), Bell Book and Candle (1958)