TCM This Week (July 7-13, 2019)

Your Turner Classic Movies watchlist for the upcoming week includes luminescent Eleanor Powell brilliantly tapping through (yet another) Broadway Melody (this time, 1940), classic comedies (Auntie Mame, Born Yesterday, It Happened One Night), cinematic weepies (Steel Magnolias, Mrs. Miniver, Dark Victory, Now, Voyager), thrilling Old Hollywood action (The Adventures of Robin Hood), classics of classics…

Classic Films This Week on TCM (06/30 thru 07/06)

A few years ago, a website I used to visit would have posts about what was on Turner Classic Movies. These posts apparently bothered other posters, one of whom typed a missive entitled, “Who Gives a Flying F*** What’s on TCM?” This resulted in many of us posting about how “Who Gives a Flying F***”…

REVIEW: The Female Gaze (Alicia Malone)

The Female Gaze:  Essential Movies Made by Women, Alicia Malone.  Mango Books, 2018 Earlier this year, while unveiling a list of Golden Globe nominees, actress Natalie Portman called out the exclusion of female directors from the honors by announcing, “And here are the all-male nominees.”  Some reacted with negativity, saying Portman had ruined a celebratory…