Tag Archives: Ann Savage

For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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“How far you goin’?” “How far YOU goin’?”
Happy birthday, Ann Savage

Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles were talking about Greta Garbo. Bogdanovich, unthinkingly, said, “You know, I love Greta Garbo, but it’s such a shame she did only one really great movie.” There was a pause, Orson just looking at Bogdanovich. … Continue reading

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Apology for Murder (1945), Kitty Foyle (1940)

Apology for Murder Directed by Sam Newfield Ann Savage made 5 movies in 1945, including the unforgettable Detour. Apology for Murder is a low-rent Postman Always Rings Twice. Only 67 minutes long, it wastes no time in … well, anything. … Continue reading

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Seen Recently: 42 (2013), Renegade Girl (1946), All of Me (1984)

42 directed by Brian Helgeland First, go read this conversation by my two pals, Odie Henderson and Steven Boone. They discuss 42. I had already been excited to see it, because I love baseball movies, and I love Harrison Ford, … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

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