Category Archives: Going to the Movies

I’ve Got My Calendar Marked, Do You?

Today begins the Cinemark Classic Series for 2015 with a 75th Anniversary Screening of The Wizard of Oz (1939).  Though I can not make it out to the theater today, I have no need to worry.  All the films in the series will be shown on Sunday’s and Wednesday’s with afternoon and evening screenings.  So I have my calendar marked for this Wednesday to ‘follow the yellow brick road”, hopefully I’ll be able to make it to more of the films in this series.

Debbie Reynolds: I wish I had enjoyed more sex | The Sun |Woman

HOLLYWOOD legend Debbie Reynolds became a star at just 20 thanks to the worldwide hit film Singin’ In The Rain with Gene Kelly. Since then, the 81-year-old has never stopped working.

She’s now playing flamboyant pianist Liberace’s mother Frances in new movie Behind The Candelabra. It opens in the UK on June 7.

Here Debbie, mum to Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, tells GARTH PEARCE what she wishes she’d known at 18.

Oscar Vault Monday – The Graduate, 1967 (dir. Mike Nichols)

Oscar Vault Monday – The Graduate, 1967 (dir. Mike Nichols).

All Love is Mad

Hollywood’s Second Greatest Year

Grand Old Movies

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While most film scholars, critics, and fans consider 1939 to be classic-era Hollywood’s greatest year (start with Gone With The Wind and work up from there), New York City’s Film Forum is making a case for the year 1933 as the cinematic annus mirablis. Beginning Friday, February 8, 2013, the city’s pre-eminent revival cinema is running “1933: Hollywood’s Naughtiest, Bawdiest Year,” a four-week series on the films released during the year that can be thought of as the depth of the Depression and the height of pre-Code. The result was a torrent of some of the most freewheeling, energetic, and radical movies ever to sizzle on this country’s screens. If you need any confirmation as to what a blend of economic desperation and uncensored freedom can accomplish in cinematic art and anarchy, then hie yourself over to West Houston Street from now through March 7 to sample the best…

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