In today’s installment of Feminist Friday, we’re tackling “The Duke” himself, John Wayne. The legendary actor has a long string of movies spanning 40 years, building himself a solid (and unchanging) star persona. John Wayne is John Wayne. In his 1962 film, Hatari, Wayne combines with Howard Hawks […]
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You Dames in and around the nerd community probably know who I’m talking about here. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to ‘The Hobbit’ franchise, and even some incredibly well-remembered television series in recent years, if Lee Pace isn’t on your radar, he fricken’ should be. Okay, Pushing Daisies!! […]
Thanks to Patreon member Branden Caine for suggesting this week’s Top 5! Accents are hard, and we’re not talking about the accent you swear is English that you throw out at parties as proof you should be an actor. Even some of the most A-list celebrities fail at […]
My latest entry into our stroll down Thirst Trap Lane takes us deep into my cinematic nostalgic core. While there were a few classic Hollywood era crushes in my deep formative years, it was my first sitting through Singin’ in the Rain and in turn, Donald O’Connor, who […]
A new year is beginning and with that comes a whole new slate of movies to be excited about. But this week’s top 5 isn’t about movies we’re anticipating seeing in a theater (that episode is coming soon), but the movies we want to see that are already […]
We enter the last stage of Jean Harlow’s career this week with our look at Saratoga, the actress’ final film. The romantic comedy sees her once again partnered with Clark Gable set to the background of horse racing. How does the film fit in the pantheon of Harlow’s […]
Foundational crush alert. So kids, a long time ago (in the 1980s!) there was a show called Dallas. Shonda Rhymes might dominate the prime time soap opera scene now, but back then it was all about the Ewing family. Now, I was 5 years old when Dallas ended […]