I’ll say it, the first episode of Masterpiece’s most recent take on the iconic story Little Women was… lackluster. However, there’s still two episodes to go in the evolving story of the March family. How do things change as the March’s we know and love continue to grow and […]
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In a previous entry, this column examined the classic Gold Diggers of 1933 one of the many Busby Berkeley produced films released by Warner Brothers during the Great Depression. The classic musical put forward a surprisingly progressive narrative, especially when examining the treatment of its female characters. However, another Berkeley musical Footlight Parade […]
While certain outlets seem to struggle with their memory, the current version of Little Women (currently airing on PBS) is the most recent in a long line of retellings of the classic Louisa May Alcott novel. As we look at the television mini-series it must be asked, how […]
The Creature from the Black Lagoon is a later entry in Universal’s classic horror series. The film stars actors Richard Carlson, Richard Denning and Julia Adams as scientists who travel deep into the furthest reaches of the Amazon Jungle. The team of biologists and ichthyologists hope to solve […]
“Just think of me as your Father,” Bullets (Paul Lynde) tells Sugar Kane (Linda Evans) as he helps her slip out of her wet sky-diving suit, revealing the bikini she wears underneath. This line demonstrates where Beach Blanket Bingo sits when viewed through a contemporary lens: it is incredibly […]
There’s been a lot of analysis written about the string of Busby Berkley musicals which filled the Warner Brother’s release slate during the 1930s. Films like 42nd Street, Footlight Parade, Gold Diggers of 1933 and Gold Diggers of 1937 make up the unofficial series of movies which filled marquees during the Great […]
We knew it was a mistake when we heard about it. Another Terminator movie? Ultimately, every version of the story we’ve seen since the legendary Terminator 2 (I will fight in favor of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, though) has been largely forgettable. When we saw trailers featuring […]