For most film fans there’s always one director who’s seemingly always been there. Perhaps they directed a formative favorite or maybe it was a movie their family always watched. Their … Continue Reading Hidden Classics Blogathon: One, Two, Three (1961)
Guest co-host Nell Minow and I look at three of the classic films we discovered for the first time in 2016. Please think about leaving a rating and review of … Continue Reading Ticklish Business – 2016 Classic Film Discoveries
I interview William V. Madison, author of Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life as he talks Kahn’s acting, her friendship with Gene Wilder, and more https://www.podbean.com/media/player/upffs-630e30
Happy 4th of July and welcome to week one of the July Four (formerly five). For the next four weeks I’ll cover four performers and honor four of their films. Though … Continue Reading Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
My Foolish Heart’s claim to fame is being the first and last adaptation of a story by author J.D. Salinger. Salinger was so horrified by the resulting adaptation of “Uncle … Continue Reading My Foolish Heart (1949)
Long-time readers of the site know July kicks off a solid two months of fun on Journeys in Classic Film, starting with the July Five and seguing into TCM’s Summer … Continue Reading The Lake Update for July 2015 – PLUS JULY FIVE HONOREES
News in a nutshell: Classic film fans lose two more stars and what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray.
As you’re reading this – and come back this afternoon for News From the Lake – I’m winging my way down to Los Angeles for the TCM Classic Film Festival. … Continue Reading TCMFF Here I Come!
Normally, I limit myself to reviewing classic films only, but I do have a soft spot for certain classic television shows. One show that continues to see books written on … Continue Reading The Bewitched Continuum
It’s time for another year of The Lombard Cup where Monty of All Good Things and I go head-to-head with forty-four stars to see which team wins. Last year we … Continue Reading The Lombard Cup 2014
Another Christmas gift review in case you’re stumped for what to buy your special classic film loving someone! Twilight Time‘s release of Jane Eyre made my Holiday Gift Guide, sight … Continue Reading Jane Eyre (1943)
Hey all, a brief update to alert our contest winners! The three winners are @TR3_DigniPHIed who won the Joan Blondell book. Duke Mantee won the James Bond Comics, and Brian … Continue Reading CONTEST WINNERS
I’ll be postponing the contests for awhile, sadly the turn-out for this was not what I expected. We do have winners though, and I thank them for their entries. Congrats … Continue Reading Our Contest Winners!!!!
If you didn’t read my earlier post, the fantastic group at The Movie Brothers let me rant and rave about the worst film ever made, the 1988 Mac and Me! … Continue Reading
Here are the banners for the upcoming Leading Man Tournament, starting May 20th! The tournament will consist of five actors from each decade between 1930-2010 and will last until a … Continue Reading Leading Man Tournament Banners
The always amazing Comet Over Hollywood is giving away three of actor Joel McCrea’s most famous movies in honor of his appearance as Star of the Month on TCM. Answer … Continue Reading