What It’s Like

There are new allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and as I read, I sit here shaking.  More women. so many women. The new piece is devastating, for its indictments of rape culture to its indictments of Hollywood culture. I think about the culture in the film industry, and I get angry about the lore of the …

Madness, 2017 Style

With recent events, I haven’t felt much like watching horror movies, much less posting about them. But I have been watching and trying to contextualize and square the real life horrors happening in the world with the movies I’ve chosen. It’s not easy. After 9/11/01, I had to take a break from horror movies for …

Dear Dad

We recently lost a great, unsung talent.  I’m taking a look back at the best performances of William Christopher as Father  Francis Mulcahy in the long-running classic series, M*A*S*H. “Dear Dad,” original airdate December 12, 1972 With few exceptions, I really love the early seasons of my favorite television shows. There is something intriguing and comforting …

Requiem for a Lightweight

We recently lost a great, unsung talent.  I’m taking a look back at the best performances of William Christopher as Father  Francis Mulcahy in the long-running classic series, M*A*S*H. Requiem for a Lightweight, original airdate October 1, 1972 The plot of this episode centers around Trapper John (Wayne Rogers) being coaxed by Hawkeye (Alan Alda) …

Month of Madness Montage

I’m already looking forward to Month of Madness 2016. I’m tentatively thinking about a theme and listing some movies. I love Month of Madness so much! I don’t want to rush summer, but I won’t be too sad when October arrives. Until then, I’m satisfying myself with this montage of everything I watched last year, …

Going Steady

If you thought Nick had a dilemma in figuring out What To Do on a Date, wait until see you see what poor Jeff and Mary are in for when they discover they’re GOING STEADY! Going Steady? (1951), with that purposeful question mark in the titles pretends to leave the question open with title and end cards …