Well, with the start of a new month, it’s time for a brand new theme. October 2nd marked Groucho Marx’s 131st birthday and with that, it felt like a perfect … Continue Reading Mondays with The Marx Brothers: A Night at the Opera (1935)
Humor me. This is a bit of a guilty pleasure piece. I should potentially give this one a warning… If you have a fear of dolls, you might want to … Continue Reading Ticklish Business 5: Favorite Ventriloquists
So, kids, I’ve spent the last month trying to figure out how to cover Summer Under the Stars as we come speeding into August. Who out there is getting ready … Continue Reading TCM Top 11: Summer Under the Stars 2021
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yzhrj-106f7d3 In this special bonus episode of Ticklish Business, You Must Remember This host Karina Longworth discusses tackling her latest season on Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons. Listen to … Continue Reading Karina Longworth on Hedda Hopper & Louella Parsons
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Originally published August 13, 2013 Wuthering Heights is one of my favorite books, and I conveniently bought the 1939 adaptation with Sir Laurence Olivier recently (I totally didn’t come up … Continue Reading Wuthering Heights (1939)
Much has been written about legendary director Michael Curtiz. I mean, his filmography speaks for itself: Casablanca, White Christmas, Yankee Doodle Dandy and The Adventures of Robin Hood. Very few … Continue Reading TCMFF 2021: The Horror of Michael Curtiz
Originally published April 15, 2015 Nearly every popular celebrity has a horror movie in their past, an idea traced all the way back to the golden era of film; but … Continue Reading Supernatural (1933)
Originally published July 23, 2013 Off to a late start on my Busby Berkeley week, but we’re moving along with the film: Footlight Parade. This is my first Berkeley film, … Continue Reading Footlight Parade (1933)
There are a lot of movies found in Professional Sweetheart, released via Warner Archive, that make you go, “Really?” Sure, every movie comes with its own level of suspended belief, … Continue Reading Professional Sweetheart (1933)
Originally Published: July 21, 2015 Our second Barbara Stanwyck film of the week personified to audiences the strong, adept female that Stanwyck was. Compared to other actresses embodying personalities like … Continue Reading Baby Face (1933)
Kay Francis and William Powell mix love and crime in Jewel Robbery.
Is your passion for all things “Oscar” satiated yet? We’re already more than a week into April and we’re only into the “I’s”! While last week brought very musical heavy … Continue Reading TCM Picks: April 12th- April 18th
Well, settle on in kids. It’s 31 Days of Oscar time. So, it goes without saying that most… if not all… of these movies can likely be tagged as an … Continue Reading TCM Picks: April 5th-April 11th
Here we are again! As I mentioned in our last article, this week is going to be a bit of an interesting one. April 1st arrives on Thursday and with … Continue Reading TCM Picks: March 29th – April 4th
It’s the last full week of March, kiddos! There’s only a few more movies before things get alot more prestigious with the start of 31 Days of Oscar next Thursday. … Continue Reading TCM Picks: March 22nd- March 28th