I have always been a Disney kid. Yet it wasn’t until a few years ago that I began watching the studio’s live-action fare from the ’60s. The movies, I’ll admit, aren’t always gems — for every Blackbeard’s Ghost, there is a The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band. My favorite discovery so far, though,… Read more »
Entries by Michaela Owens
What a Way to Go! is a film I cannot believe exists. When I first heard about it a few years ago, I’m 97% sure I lost my mind. There are so many things about this movie that boggles me. Let me just start with the biggest one: the cast. Oh my god, this cast…. Read more »
Vincente Minnelli’s quirky musical The Pirate may not have been appreciated when it was first released, but over the years, the film has become vindicated in its blend of lush production values, delightfully madcap performances from Judy Garland and Gene Kelly, and a charming Cole Porter score. The Pirate isn’t going to be everyone’s cup… Read more »
I think all film lovers can agree: naming your favorites can be hard. If someone asked me to do a top ten list, I think I would break out in hives. However, if you were to ask me my absolute favorite movie, the one I could never live without, I would say, with no hesitation,… Read more »
“Oh, we’re going to talk about me now, are we? Goody.” — Katharine Hepburn, The Philadelphia Story A fierce and… Read more »
When it comes to romantic comedy, classic Hollywood has everybody beat. If you haven’t seen a rom-com from the 1930s, 1940s, or 1950s, you’re denying yourself one of life’s greatest joys. There are many I could recommend, but for my money, the gold standard may just be George Stevens’s The More the Merrier (1943).