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Podcast: Watch With Jen: Let’s talk about Elvis!

Well, THIS was a blast. Jen Johans had me onto her excellent podcast again to talk about 5 Elvis movies of my choosing! I picked: King Creole, Flaming Star, Girl Happy, Live a Little Love a Little and The Trouble … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Norman Taurog

American director Norman Taurog was born in 1899. Literally during the first gasps of cinema. What an improbable journey. He’s born into a world before cinema has even cohered into an artform … and he ends his career at the … Continue reading

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Women leave Elvis messages in the mirror: A recurring motif

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For Film Comment: Elvis, Actor

I am so happy to sing the praises for Film Comment‘s TCM Diary of an acting career that has been ignored, dismissed, scorned, from the jump. I’ve written about Elvis’ acting a lot here on my site, but rarely anywhere … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley: Live a Little, Love a Little, A Performance Ripe For Rediscovery

Elvis Presley in 1968’s “Live a Little, Love a Little” Jeremy Richey, over at the wonderful Moon in the Gutter, has been running an awe-inspiring series called “Performances Ripe for Rediscovery”. It is a goldmine to peruse at your leisure. … Continue reading

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A QA with Jeremy Richey about Elvis Presley As An Actor

Jeremy Richey’s site Moon in the Gutter has been an almost-daily pitstop for me ever since I discovered it years ago. He approaches his topics with passion and enthusiasm, and reminds me of one of those buttons on Facebook that … Continue reading

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