Tag Archives: George Sanders

March 2024 Viewing Diary

Conspiracy (2001; d. Frank Pierson) I went down a little Wannsee Conference rabbit hole so figured I’d re-watch this chilling nasty little movie. Lured (1947; d. Douglas Sirk) I had never seen this. I love discovering new Douglas Sirks! This … Continue reading

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September/October 2023 Viewing Diary

I moved in late September. Again. I found a little cozy apartment, the second floor of a little house, with slanted ceilings, little cubbyhole-eaves everywhere, and a big yard. It’s a 10 minute walk to the beach. I found it … Continue reading

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September 2020 Viewing Diary

September was the longest month of my life. I started out putting my cat to sleep. I was in Rhode Island and had been so for a month. I came home, and everything had changed. And everything will keep changing. … Continue reading

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Nothing Creepier Than a Creepy Kid: Creepy Kids in Cinema

This article originally appeared on Capital New York. Hollywood loves scary children. The most haunting image in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is the Grady Twins, those dead-eyed girls in identical blue dresses standing at the end of the hallway. The … Continue reading

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20 Favorite Actors

Joining the fun that’s been going on, and to quote Nathaniel who started this whole thing: “In no particular order and extremely subject to change.” For example: where the hell is Robert Mitchum? And William H. Macy? And Sean Penn … Continue reading

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“I was very happy to receive your angry letter”

A wonderful post by the always-wonderful Self-Styled Siren about an actor I love – George Sanders.

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Movie Poster: All About Eve

Funny bitchy gossipy poster, in perfect keeping with the movie. Clever.

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Norma Shearer and George Sanders:

Two appreciations by Dan Callahan, who is such a marvelous writer. Here is his piece on Shearer – a measured and detailed examination of this controversial star. People hate her, people stick up for her, the gays love her … … Continue reading

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