Whoa! That’s the first word that comes to mind in terms of the sheer variety of new releases that are now available. It’s been a minute since there’s been a week packed with so many must-see TV and movie titles…Read more →
The Films of Joan Davis: A Slapstick Sensation
Joan Davis was a master of zany comedy. She was the feminine variant of Danny Kaye, Oscar Levant and Billy de Wolfe all rolled into one. But mostly she was uniquely Joan Davis: Rubber-faced, loose-limbed and shamelessly outrageous. A lost…Read more →
Grab These Golden Age Favorites from the 1930s-’50s!
When people talk about the Golden Age of Hollywood, they are most often referring to the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s. These decades gave audiences films that changed the world, and stars — including Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, and James Dean…Read more →
Five More Film Books You Might Have Missed!
Okay movie lovers, it’s that time again! Let’s take a look at five terrific books about film that you may not be aware of. Covering a diverse array of film genres, each of the following with entertain you while enhancing…Read more →
“Since You Went Away” Has Kept Viewers Coming Back For Almost 75 Years
Selznick International Pictures’ 1944 release Since You Went Away endures because of its realistic portrayal of how World War II impacted the lives of those who were left behind when the war started. The gripping ensemble drama — which makes…Read more →
Six Pix: For the Birds
Jason has assembled a sextet of fine feathered flicks for this installment of Six Pix. From Hitchcock’s The Birds to Shirley Temple in The Blue Bird, check out the ornithological-themed posters and see which one you think best sums up the theme.Read more →
Shirley Temple: Hollywood’s Biggest Little Princess
One of the most beloved icons of Hollywood’s Golden Age, former child star Shirley Temple, passed away on February 10th at the age of 85. MovieFanFare remembers the curly-haired moppet whose unflappable presence made her a top box-office draw in Depression-era America.Read more →
What’s Your Favorite 1930s Shirley Temple Feature?
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Guest Review: Wee Willie Winkie (1937)
Guest blogger The Siren writes: The first thing to know about Wee Willie Winkie is that it isn’t a Shirley Temple movie that happened to be directed by John Ford; it’s a John Ford movie that happened to star Shirley…Read more →