Monthly Archives: September 2013

5 Movie Musicals So Nice They Made Them Twice

As last week’s post on Show Boat showed, Hollywood has a history of repeating itself. (This is fortunate for me; otherwise this blog wouldn’t exist!) Here are 5 less complicated musicals that have been given the Hollywood treatment over and … Continue reading

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Show Boat in Black and White

Show Boat is many things. First, it was a nostalgic novel by Edna Ferber. Then it became a defining moment in American musical theater by two theater greats, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Show Boat is a lithograph of … Continue reading

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4 Films to Vote for the National Film Registry

Now’s the time to vote! For a few weeks a year, the National Film Preservation Board opens up voting for the National Film Registry to the public. The National Film Registry is a list of films that the Library of … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Spring Breakers Isn’t My Cup of Jungle Juice

One thing I’ve loved about participating in The Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot series is that it has pushed me out of my comfort zone. It’s easy to get stuck in a blogging rut by writing about … Continue reading

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