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A Game I Play

UPDATE: We've done many categories since this game started. I announce the current category in the game, but if you can't find the announce…

Started by Rosie Sayer

19877 6 hours ago
Reply by John Frederick Ackroyd

"A Game I Play"

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have been reading previous rounds of "A Game I Play," and it sounds like fun, so I would like to start a round. As…

Started by Tiffany Brannan

1 Sep 12
Reply by Rosie Sayer

What Are You Watching?

A companion thread to my "What's the Last DVD You Purchased?" thread. I thought it might be fun to discuss what we all are watching or have…

Started by Ktrek

244 Sep 2
Reply by Anthony Beyle

Irish-themed Movies

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, I'm thinking about movies with an Irish theme, but only feel-good movies, nothing too gritty.  I've come…

Started by Rosie Sayer

5 Jul 6
Reply by Anthony Beyle

If Classic Films Were Remade as Sci-Fi

The other day a friend and I started this list, and maybe it was just my mood at the time, but I was laughing my head off, so I thought I w…

Started by Rosie Sayer

18 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Rosie Sayer

Looking for movie posters

A few years back, I got these two movie posters while shopping at Ross. They're really nice posters. Not your usual paper posters, but more…

Started by Ginny

4 Dec 25, 2016
Reply by Lucian Tomes Jr.

How many can you name?

Just for fun, I made up a new quiz. The theme is professions. Some of these are easy and some are harder. See how many you can name. In wh…

Started by Rosie Sayer

4 Aug 10, 2016
Reply by Rosie Sayer

"Connect the Stars" game

Let's connect the stars!  I saw this game on a classic film blog and thought it would be fun to play here.  This is not a closed group...an…

Started by Patti

3839 Jun 14, 2016
Reply by kareng

Classic Film Series

There have been a lot of classis film series made. These movies have the same main characters - usually, but not always, played by the same…

Started by Ginny

12 Mar 1, 2016
Reply by Ginny

Holiday Classics showing at the Tampa Theatre

The Tampa Theatre has just released its line-up of Christmas movies. Lets just say I want to see every one of them! Nov. 30 - Miracle on 3…

Started by Ginny

4 Jul 28, 2015
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On Dave Kehr and “Movies That Mattered”

When I was in the film program at Northwestern University in Chicago, my peers and I were required to read the works of Walter Benjamin, John Berger, Michel Foucault and even Freud, Jung and Marx. The idea was to apply their theories to the cinema to better understand how film worked, or how it related […]

Making the Leap: Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Talkies

To view The Private Life of Don Juan click here. Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. made his last movie in 1934. The Private Life of Don Juan was, quite accidentally, a fitting farewell to one of the first megastars of the movie industry. It wasn’t clear while filming it that it would be Fairbanks’ last movie but […]

The Greatest Early Douglas Sirk: Lured (1947)

To view Lured click here. Writer and director Douglas Sirk is mainly known today for his exquisite technicolor melodramas, such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955), Written on the Wind (1956) and Imitation of Life (1959), his last feature-length film. His work throughout the 1950s, and specifically these four films, are not […]

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