Tag Archives: The Film Experience

What A Year It Was! 2013 In Review

Wow, was this an incredible year! It started with a massive movie musical missive against Les Mis (that lasted maybe longer than it should have), then for a while we juggled (mostly) regular posts and contributions to Hit Me With Your … Continue reading

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Sound of Music Live Follow Up (and more!)

After last week’s “live” blog of The Sound Of Music Live! on NBC, I just couldn’t let the subject of musical theater on television lie. No, this isn’t like my obsession with Les Mis in February. (I know it’s been … 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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HMWYBS: “Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid” & the Posse from Hell

As played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid have to be the most charismatic killers Hollywood “counter culture” cinema produced. Bonnie & Clyde were still rough and bloody, and Peter Fonda in Easy Rider … Continue reading

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Robert Redford is “The Natural” at The Film Experience

Hey there, Recyclers! As part of the countdown to Robert Redford’s return to cinema (at least in front of the camera), The Film Experience is doing a series on our favorite fair-haired American legend. I contributed an article on my … Continue reading

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It’s Swimsuit Season at The Film Experience! (Guest Post)

Hey there, Recyclers! My good friends over at The Film Experience are doing a Cinema Swimwear series to beat the heat. My own addition to this fun and silly series is Charlton Heston’s number in Planet of the Apes: “The … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Mary Poppins

The peculiarity of a child’s mind is that two contradictory beliefs can coexist comfortably with no ill effects or feelings of hypocrisy. When I was little, I loved Mary Martin’s Peter Pan. I knew that Mary Martin was a full-grown … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood Week at The Film Experience & Comic Con Comments

Hello Recyclers! Two very exciting things happening here! First, I got the opportunity to write another guest post for The Film Experience for Natalie Wood Week. If you like Natalie Wood, or Hollywood star stories, or musicals, or me, click … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: American Graffiti

Hit Me With Your Best Shot is back at The Film Experience! I’m participating this season again, because I love all of you (and Nathaniel) so very much. Regular WRM updates will continue on Saturdays. Where were you when Kennedy was … Continue reading

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Guest Blog at TFE – Great Moments in Gayness: Marlene in Morocco

Wilkomen recyclers! I was given the great honor of writing a guest post for Pride Week at my favorite film blog, The Film Experience. For those of you who didn’t click through during the Hit Me With Your Best Shot … Continue reading

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