My sister and I were first introduced to classic movies through the films of the 1960s since this was the decade that our father loved the most growing up in. He started us off on children’s classics from this time…Read more →
Doris Day: I’ll See You in My Dreams
Doris Day, the sunny, shapely one-time big band singer, parlayed her powerful pipes and peppy personality into a position as one of the most prolific and popular screen presences of the ’50s and ’60s. She excelled in all facets of her career as song stylist, movie actress, TV star and animal activist.Read more →
Restored Laurel & Hardy Comedies Kick Off This Week’s Fine New Releases!
There’s no finer mess than when Laurel and Hardy get together! The classic comedies featuring the pair have been restored, and lead off this week’s new releases. There’s also cult horror films, several Vanessa Redgrave movies, dramas, laugh-packed favorites, and…Read more →
The Movies Unlimited Exclusive “Action of the Tiger” and More New Releases!
Wow. In the ten years since Movies Unlimited began, there has never been a week as crammed with exciting new releases as this one. Starting with the title Action of the Tiger that is available exclusively from Movies Unlimited on…Read more →
“The Pajama Game,” “A Madea Family Funeral,” and More of This Week’s New Releases
From Warner Archive Collection releases of iconic favorites to romantic telefilms, there’s a little bit of everything available in this week’s Blu-ray and DVD new releases. Plan your upcoming free time accordingly, as you are going to want to check…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Doris Day Movie?
Another legend is gone. Actress, singer and activist Doris Day has died at the age of 97 following a bout with pneumonia. We will be celebrating her life and legacy throughout the week here on MovieFanFare and we hope you’ll…Read more →
The Five Best Doris Day Performances
1. Lover Come Back (1961) – Doris Day wasn’t just a fine comedienne–she was an outstanding comic actress. Yes, she generates plenty of laughs in Lover Come Back, but she also makes her character believable. That’s why it’s so funny…Read more →
Guest Review: The Man Who Knew Too Much
My earliest memories of Doris Day were when she had a TV show back in the 60’s. I don’t really remember anything from those days except that she sang the song “Que Sera, Sera” in the opening credits. But I…Read more →
Five Swimming Pools in Classic Movies
We may be in the midst of winter, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t dreaming of warmer days spent poolside. In this guest post, Rick Armstrong looks at classic film swimming pools! 1. Taste of Fear (aka Scream of Fear)…Read more →
Take a Sentimental Journey with Doris Day
“Gonna take a sentimental journey, gonna set my heart at ease. Gonna make a sentimental journey, to renew old memories.” Singer. Actress. Animal activist. Doris Day has had a life unlike any other. Through rare and archival footage and insights…Read more →