As a child raised with classics like The Ghost Breakers and Road to Morocco, Bob Hope became a figure synonymous with a certain kind of Americana. A legendary comedian of the classic Hollywood era, Hope starred in a high volume of incredibly popular movies. However, his films are […]
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In theory Labor Day is all about celebrating the laborers who have made our country what it is. For us, we wanted to honor the women have had to work twice as hard to get half as much. So, this week’s top five lists our favorite movies about […]
Mother Nature’s a clever gal She relies on habits Take two hares with no cares Pretty soon you have a room full of rabbits The lyrics above from the Bobby Darin’s “Multiplication” paints a clear image of the tone of the 1961 comedy Come September. The film is up-front and […]
Love him or hate him there’s no denying Alfred Hitchcock has earned the term “Master of Suspense.” The director has a body of work so diverse the Dames were fairly flush for choice for this week’s five. So, in honor of Alfred Hitchcock’s birthday, here are our five […]
The 1962 remake of the Oscar Hammerstein musical State Fair can’t seem to emerge from the shadow of its’ more popular original source material. In fact, the film is largely only available in box sets partnered with the 1945 feature. However, the later take on State Fair packs an A-list cast and brings […]
During Walt Disney‘s tenure, the creator’s movies are widely known for their wholesome, good old-fashioned conservatism. At first glance, the films harken back to an idealized Rockwellian Americana. However, when examining one of the studio’s most popular features from this era, The Parent Trap, the story is actually more complex than […]
The on-screen partnership of Doris Day and Rock Hudson is a fondly remembered one in Hollywood history. The actors made three features together: Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back, and Send Me No Flowers. Of these movies, Pillow Talk has been the most successful, finding an easy staying power in […]