I’ve talked extensively about this crush in the past, but have yet to explore it in much detail. So, I’ve decided this week I’m going to look at another of my formative Thirst Traps–and yes, folks, this is another swan dive into the deepest, darkest depths of my […]
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We’re fashionably late honoring one of the greatest dance movies of all time, Footloose! (Yes, Footloose is a classic and anyone who doesn’t think that can take it up with Kristen.) The Kevin Bacon-starring movie about a small town that isn’t allowed to dance turned 35 in February […]
As we’ve done with both Kristen and Lauren, it’s another Dame’s birthday and we’re honoring them with a look at the movies that are “quintessentially” them. In this case, our own Karen Peterson is having a birthday. (We won’t disclose her age but she always mocks Kristen’s “generation” […]
Ever since I was a tyke, I remember the age old discussion… who is your favorite silent film comedian? Chaplin? Keaton? How about Harry Langdon (kids, Google it!). Naaaahhhh. Now, I admit I was a Keaton girl initially, but during my film school years, my eyes were opened… […]
In case you didn’t know, the Oscars are this Sunday and the Dames are….well, we’re actually ready to say goodbye to 2018 once and for all. The Oscars ceremony this year has been nothing short of a clusterfuck, from the nominees themselves to what will be shown, not […]
The early 1960s are identical to the 1950s in popular culture… largely tame and conservative. A late studio era musical, Bye Bye Birdie is a snapshot of this period. While it’s largely clean-cut and standard, an interesting tension boils beneath the surface. While the United States was still […]
You can’t say we don’t try to get our money’s worth out of an anniversary. As with last week’s top 5, this week’s deals with the 25th anniversary of Reality Bites (its actual birthday is this week) which, not so coincidentally, coincides with Valentine’s Day. If you’ve seen […]