Getting to know Marilyn Monroe.

  The legendary blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe, has for some time been a mystery to me. The handful of movies that I’ve seen of hers have left me unimpressed. While unarguably beautiful, she always seems to play an unintelligent, gold-digger type, which is unappealing to me (personally, I’ve always been more of a Katharine Hepburn fan: I…

“You’re just a beautiful bad girl!”

  Letty Strong (Loretta Young) is a single mother, having given birth to her son, Mickey (Jackie Kelk), in the back room of a bookstore at the age of fifteen. She and her son were thereafter taken in by “Fuzzy” (Henry Travers), the owner of the store, who views the pair as his own. Letty…

Oh, how I love you, Mr. Grant.

This month, the subject of the LAMB’s Acting School 101 is none other than Cary Grant. Naturally, we had to submit several of the entries we’ve written about the suave actor over the past year or so. Head on over the LAMB to see all of the submissions! It’s wuv. Twu wuv.

You’re Welcome, Michael.

I’m deviating a little from our usual, and hopefully Nikki and Brandie will just let me get away with it. I’m getting ready to go to Dragon Con (anyone else going? Anyone? Anyone? … Okay, then), so if it isn’t an Anne McCaffrey book or Joss Whedon, I haven’t been participating in anything recently. I’ve…

He just went gay all of a sudden.

In the era of the Motion Picture Production Code, depictions of homosexuality were verboten, classified under the Code’s rather vague catch-all category of “sex perversion.” While those making films prior to 1934 enjoyed more freedom in their ability to depict some obvious—and even blatant—homosexual characters, the establishment of the Production Code Administration (PCA) put an…