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Wes Anderson: An American Original

By David Raether Sometimes, it’s wise to jump to conclusions. For instance, if you find yourself in the Midwest on…

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Irving Berlin and the Great American Songbook

Singer Jim Hardy (Bing Crosby) and dancer Ted Hanover (Fred Astaire) are both in love with Lila Dixon (Virginia Dale).…

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Fred Astaire: A Hoofer with a Spare Set of Tails

By Meaghan Walsh Gerard Legend has it that when Fred Astaire auditioned for his first Hollywood film, the casting agent…

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Spotlight on Elias Koteas: Five Unforgettable Roles

The sophomore film from the director after 1999’s critically acclaimed black-and-white indie sleeper JUDY BERLIN (starring Edie Falco, Madeline Kahn,…

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Smooth Operator: Telephones in Film

By Meaghan Walsh Gerard Someday, and probably soon, film scenes with telephones will feel like a strange sci-fi. But there…

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The 2022 TCM Film Festival @ Home with DVD Netflix: Day 4

Coffy lets out roughly an hour earlier than A League of Their Own. Take one last look at the neon…

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The 2022 TCM Film Festival @ Home with DVD Netflix: Day 2

Midnight Madness! Well, this one’s a slightly more serious turn for the TCMFF midnight slot that you might expect. Past…

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The 2022 TCM Film Festival @ Home with DVD Netflix: Day 1

Unfortunately, while the cost of a festival pass is rather affordable (the Palace level pass costs only $ 400) considering…

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Spotlight on Monica Vitti – Netflix DVD Blog

By Raquel Stecher Dubbed the Queen of Italian Cinema, actress Monica Vitti graced the silver screen for over four decades.…

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Bruce Willis: In Appreciation – Netflix DVD Blog

By David Raether In 2010, through a circuitous sequence of contacts and friendships, I started a ghostwriting job for a…

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