This is a difficult film. Its intent is clearly to combat antisemitism but it wraps that theme up in a bow of other racism. It is well made, sure, but not not entirely relevant today.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Auntie Mame – Warner Archive"
Where the Boys Are Director: Henry Levin Screenplay: George Wells Minutes: 99 Year: 1960 Score: 6.20 Release: Warner Archive Warner Archive’s new release of Where the Boys Are is a charming little gem which helped me to improve an otherwise miserable day. The innocence and amusement was just what I needed. From WBShop.com: Four coeds […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Where the Boys Are – Warner Archive"
Have you ever found yourself at someone’s house, maybe a family member or future spouse, and someone says, “you just HAVE to watch this.” The next thing you know you are surrounded by people laughing hysterically while watching an old video of a family talent show while you sit there, bewildered by your newfound station in life, wondering if you have chosen poorly.Read more "DVD Review – Vitaphone Varieties Volume Three (1928-1929)"
Finian’s Rainbow is a delightfully racist musical about two ignorant Irish immigrants who think that Fort Knox is a mystery garden which grows wealth.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Finian’s Rainbow"
The Boy Friend, by directory Ken Russell, fits in wonderfully in a long line of beautiful and colorful musicals. What is fairly unique is the layered and slightly cerebral story. At its highest level The Boy Friend is the story of Polly Brown, played by Twiggy in her screen debut.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Boy Friend"
The Thief of Bagdad is a large, beautifu, 1940 musical by Michael Powell, of The Red Shoes fame, and Ludwig Berger. It contains early blue screen.Read more "The Thief of Bagdad – Review"
Singin’ in the Rain may be my all-time favorite mix-tape that you try give a narrative. There are few musicals that have made me stop what I am doing.Read more "Singin’ In the Rain"