one froggy evening

Hello! ma baby, hello! my honey …

The ongoing Comedy Countdown at Wonders in the Dark is in full swing, and my second contribution to the event is now up on the site! By sheer coincidence, number 69 on the countdown is the 1955 animated short One Froggy Evening, directed by none other than the subject of our week-long animation celebration, Chuck Jones!…

pillow talk split screen tub

Bedroom problems?

My first contribution to the ongoing Comedy Countdown at Wonders in the Dark is up now … at number 79, it’s one of my favorite romantic comedies, 1959’s Pillow Talk, starring the ever-adorable bathing pair of Doris Day and Rock Hudson. Head over there now to check out the post, and feel free to join the…

A few things of interest …

First of all, my contribution to “March-in-March,” the wonderful tribute to Fredric March hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence, has been posted! I’ve taken a look back at 1942’s I Married a Witch, in which March notoriously clashed–on screen and off–with temperamental costar Veronica Lake. Make sure to check out ALL of the great entries…

If I let you change me, will that do it?

Today, my contribution to The Lady Eve’s Month of Vertigo celebration is up at TLE’s Reel Life–all about Kim Novak’s sometimes underestimated contributions to the film. Thanks again, Eve, for inviting me to participate and allowing me the chance to revisit this film! And for more things Vertigo, here are some thoughts about the film that…

Too darn hot.

My second contribution to the ongoing countdown of the “Top 70 Musicals of All Time” has been posted over at Wonders in the Dark. This time, the focus is on the wonderful 1953 Cole Porter musical Kiss Me Kate, which was ranked at number 48. Head on over to Wonders in the Dark to check out…