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High Society (1956)


“Just take that scenery floating by, we’re now approaching Newport, Rhode I..” This song by Louis Armstrong opens High Society, the musical adaptation of The Philadelphia Story. This is one movie loved by… Continue reading

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)


I have two words for The Battle of the Five Armies: E. PIC. Yes, it was so epic that it took me almost a month to put down my thoughts and feelings (of… Continue reading

White Christmas (1954)


Is there a better Christmas musical than this? I think not. It stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, along with Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen. It again features the songs of Irving Berlin,… Continue reading

Holiday Inn (1942)


My Classic Movie Monday is a bit late this week, but I couldn’t let this week pass without writing about “Holiday Inn”! This is my third favorite Christmas movie of all time. And… Continue reading

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)


Is it St. Loui-ee or St. Loui-s? The movie makes it a point to answer the question from the beginning, though it is hard to say St. Loui-s (which they teach us is… Continue reading

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)


I saw this movie on TCM while doing my usual channel-surfing, and because I saw that James Stewart was in it, I just had to watch. He plays Alfred Kralik, a salesman in… Continue reading

The Bishop’s Wife (1947)


Our Christmas moviefest continues with David Niven, Cary Grant and Loretta Young. Can we just stop for a moment and try to wrap our heads around the fact that David Niven and Cary… Continue reading

Going My Way / The Bells of St. Mary’s (1944/1945)


You guys, do you realize we only have seven Mondays left before Christmas? Seven! Where did the time go? That means only seven Classic Movie Mondays for my holiday films. I am such… Continue reading

And Then There Were None (1945)


It’s Halloween week! So for Classic Movie Monday, I decided to feature And Then There Were None.  This is the 1945 film adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery novel and stars Barry Fitzgerald.… Continue reading

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)


Bless your beautiful hide! This is one of the most entertaining, colorful, and outright fun movie musicals ever. We watch this over and over and never get tired of it. Seven Brides for… Continue reading

Bathing Beauty (1944)


Happy Monday! After my TCM marathon last week I decided to do a regular feature on classic movies. And what better choice for my first movie than Bathing Beauty? This is the first… Continue reading

Lili and The Story of Three Loves (1953)


Every once in a while I get a case of the “classics” – classic movies, that is. It usually happens when I stumble across something interesting on TCM while channel surfing, and 3… Continue reading

An Adventure In Space And Time


As part of my personal Who Fest this past week – brought on by the excitement for the Series 8 premiere, but mostly by my depression about Matt Smith’s departure, which I am… Continue reading

Jersey Boys (2014)


I saw the Jersey Boys movie last week with my niece and I loved it. (I have to mention that I went with my niece because she gets huffy if creds are not… Continue reading

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