Category Archives: Film

BAAM Halloween Crossover: Idle Hands

Hi recyclers! Remember me? I’ve been hard at work on A Year With Kate over at The Film Experience (now almost complete!), so I’ve been out of touch these last few months. But I could never pass a holiday without … Continue reading

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2014 Emmys LateBlog (‘Cause who gets out of work at 4:30pm??)

7:33pm Margaret:  Greetings and salutations to the DVR crowd! Anne Marie: A Great and Gracious Good Evening to you all! Margaret:  Since the Emmys (or as I like to think of them, Oscar’s annoying younger cousin) are about as bloated as televised award … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Gone With The Wind (Part 1)

  “With God as my witness, I’ll never go hungry again!” It’s a good line for an act one closer. In fact, it’s a good line for a film closer. Gone With The Wind could easily have stopped right at this … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Batman & Bombs

Considering they share source material, Batman (1966) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) couldn’t be more different films. The first(ish) cinematic adventure of the Caped Crusader is a silly satire brimming with ’60s psychedelic colors and the truly weirdest (best?) puns you’ve ever … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: GOOOOLDFINGAH!

Margaret: Let’s talk about James Bond. Specifically, the movie that arguably clinched his status as an enduring cultural brand and challenges the discussant to resist overuse of the word ‘iconic’. No, not License to Kill. I’m talking, of course, about … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: How Green Was My Valley

Ed. Note: welcome back, everyone! WRM continues to be updated sporadically while Anne Marie furiously blogs her way through a Year With Kate for The Film Experience, but now please enjoy the smart and snarky contribution from WRM contributor Margaret! … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Letter (1940)

There’s a reason Kim Carnes wrote a song about Bette Davis’s eyes. The song might be lousy, but it pays homage to a simple truth: Bette Davis had the best eyes of any post-silent film era actress. The intensity of … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Can’t Stop The Music

This week for Hit Me With Your Best Shot we’re trying something a little bit different: two bloggers for the price of one! Please welcome back Margaret as we discuss this week’s movie. Anne Marie: On the April Fool’s Prank … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: LA Confidential

Note from Anne Marie: Please welcome again the fabulously talented Margaret, who’s covering The Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot challenge here while I binge-watch Katharine Hepburn movies for TFE. I leave you in her capable hands. Boys … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot 2014: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Note from Anne Marie: Please give major snaps my frequent collaborator Margaret, who wrote this inaugural post for The Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot event, covering my rear while I cover Katharine Hepburn. First time viewers, welcome. … Continue reading

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