Tag Archives: Grace Kelly

July 2021 Viewing Diary

Sally, Mary and Irene (1925; d. Edmund Goulding) For some reason, I forgot to include this gem in my June viewing diary. Considered lost forever, it is one of Joan Crawford’s earliest films – and one where she is actually … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2018

Thanks, everyone, who hangs out here, who likes what I do, whether you’re an Elvis fan, a Supernatural fan, a general cinephile, a book-lover, or just someone who’s been checking in periodically for almost 16 years – WHAT? – I … Continue reading

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June 2018 Viewing Diary

This viewing diary is amusing to me,. This month has been so full, with mostly bad things (the world/national situation as well as some family awfulness) … and I got a gig early in the month which then took up … Continue reading

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For Film Comment: On High Society (1956)

High Society is not a good movie. It’s a musical remake of The Philadelphia Story, transplanted to Newport, Rhode Island, in the middle of the Newport Jazz Festival. Because of course. Hollywood is so weird. This was Grace Kelly’s final … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Dial M for Murder

There are certain movie posters I want to have on my wall, because they’re works of art, and I find them pleasing to look at. There are others, like the Funny Games poster somewhere below, that I think are incredible … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Country Girl” (Clifford Odets)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is The Country Girl, by Clifford Odets Odets. My man Odets. To my ear, nobody else sounds like him. He’s one of those … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief On the Big Screen

Last night, Ted, Michael and I went out to dinner – and then walked over to the Film Forum to see To Catch a Thief. Again, it was PACKED. There were no snickering jackasses in this audience. We were all … Continue reading

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