Six Films—Six Decades Blogathon

This post is part of Classic Film and TV cafe’s Six Films—Six Decades Blogathon for National Classic Movie Day. To view other blogger’s favorites from six decades of classic film, visit the blogathon’s main page here.

Anyone who has made a list before knows the labor of love required to whittle down dozens or hundreds of your favorites to select just a few.…

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Faust on Film: Faust (1926) and The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

This review is part of The 2021 Classic Literature On Film Blogathon hosted by Silver Screen Classics. You can read the rest of the blogathon’s wonderful lineup at the blogathon’s main page here.

Legends become so enmeshed in the cultural consciousness that they appear in numerous forms and adaptations centuries after they are first created.…

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2020 in Review

There aren’t very many things from 2020 I’d like to remember. That being said, I’ve had one of my more productive years in terms of expanding and diversifying my film knowledge. Whether in the first two months pre-Covid in a crowded theater, alone in my living room, or watching alongside others in a virtual format, here are some of the highlights from my film-watching last year:

In-Person Events: It’s hard to believe that I ever left my house this year but that was what life used to be like at the start of 2020.…

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Vincent Price as Joseph Smith in Brigham Young (1940)

This post is part of the Vincent Price blogathon hosted by Cinematic Cartharsis and Realweegiemidget Reviews. For more great posts by other bloggers celebrating VIncent Price’s career read here.

The Hollywood studio system was an intricate, and well-oiled machine in the 1930s and 40s, an oligarchy of a handful of studios that controlled the production, distribution, and exhibition of films with an iron fist.…

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