Contemporary Film Talk: ‘McQ’ (1974)

Today we reminisce about McQ (1974) Directed by John Sturges Starring: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst, David Huddleston * Published specifically for The Cops Blogathon hosted by Dubsism * Synopsis Detective Lieutenant Lon McHugh (John Wayne), also known as “McQ”, is a long-serving member of the Seattle Police Department. He has one … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘McQ’ (1974)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Mr. Skeffington’ (1944)

Today we reminisce about Mr. Skeffington (1944) Directed by Vincent Sherman Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel * Published specifically for The 4th Annual Bette Davis Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Hollywood * Before I start talking about our featured film, I would like to give a little … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Mr. Skeffington’ (1944)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Young at Heart’ (1955)

Today we reminisce about Young at Heart (1955) Directed by Gordon Douglas Starring: Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Gig Young, Ethel Barrymore, Dorothy Malone * Published specifically for The 3rd Doris Day Blogathon hosted by Michaela at Love Letters to Hollywood * Synopsis The Tuttle family lives in a quaint home on Long Island Sound in … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Young at Heart’ (1955)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Two Mrs. Carrolls’ (1947)

Today we reminisce about The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) Directed by Peter Godfrey Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith * Published specifically for The Second Remembering Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Old Hollywood * Synopsis The story begins … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Two Mrs. Carrolls’ (1947)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ (1966)

Today we reminisce about Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) Directed by Mike Nichols Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis Introduction I have often mentioned in my AFI 100 write-ups the fact that I don’t quite understand how some of the films ended up being chosen for inclusion. Whether or not I … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ (1966)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Under Capricorn’ (1949)

The Joseph Cotten Blogathon Today we reminisce about Under Capricorn (1949) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton, Cecil Parker Premise Under Capricorn is a period-piece drama with thriller/mystery aspects sprinkled throughout the story. The film is set in 1831 Sydney approximately 60 years after explorer Thomas Cook discovered … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Under Capricorn’ (1949)