Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre

It doesn’t feel like the Christmas season without a visit to the Redford to watch a Christmas classic. The season began early for me this year, as I visited the Redford to watch one of my favorite holiday films, Miracle on 34th Street, the weekend before Thanksgiving! A film appropriate for both holidays (and therefore appropriate for viewing any time between Halloween and the New Year), … Continue reading Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre

This Property is Condemned (1966)

The Starr family – Hazel (Kate Reid) and her daughters Willie (Mary Badham) and Alva (Natalie Wood) – operate the Starr Boarding House in the small town of Dodson, Mississippi. The boarding house caters to railroad men, including the wealthy Mr. Johnson (John Harding), an older man with eyes for Alva who hopes to buy her affection. Owen Legate (Robert Redford) shows up in Dodson … Continue reading This Property is Condemned (1966)

TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Splendor in the Grass

Chances are, if you’re a classic film fan, you probably own at least a few of TCM’s “Greatest Classic” collections. Each containing four films, these sets are themed around a particular star or genre, with TCM curating their picks for the best of the best films fitting that theme. Today I’ll be kicking off a four-part series reviewing the films from the Greatest Classic Films … Continue reading TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Splendor in the Grass