Tag Archives: Gloria Grahame

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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December 2016 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 7, Episode 22, “There Will Be Blood” (2012; d. Guy Norman Bee) I had started a re-watch of Season 7 in November, so I finished it out this month. Season 7 was one of my least favorites, when … Continue reading

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September 2015 Viewing Diary

I got a pretty big writing assignment this past month, with a deadline of October 5. So I’ve been working hard, researching, as the below list will probably show. Not ready to talk about it yet, still working on the … 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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Under-Rated Movies #7: In a Lonely Place (1950); Dir. Nicholas Ray

7. In a Lonely Place Bogart’s deepest and most pained performance. It’s completely overlooked – or – not completely – People who are film-buffs know this movie, or Nicholas Ray buffs – Bogdonovich’s essay about Bogart is why I sought … Continue reading

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Bogart in In a Lonely Place

There are a couple of interesting stories behind In a Lonely Place. It shows another side to Bogart, something he rarely got to show: his intellect, his braininess. Bogart was a well-read man. Most of his best friends were writers. … Continue reading

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