I live in beautiful Victoria, BC. I have many interests that I enjoy writing about. One of my passions is classic tv and movies. They just don't make entertainment like that any more. I also like to write about travel, pets, natural health, and food.

Double Indemnity: A Classic Film Noir

August 22, 2014 | Posted in CLASSICS, MOVIES | By

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity is one of the classic film noirs from the 1940s, a genre that was popular in that era. The movie received positive reviews and is credited with setting a standard for future films that followed a similar plot.

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August: Osage County Is An Intense Ensemble Film

May 26, 2014 | Posted in MOVIES | By

August:Osage County is a drama film that is set in the plains of northern Oklahoma in the hot month of August. It has been billed as a black comedy/drama, although I personally did not see it that way. The film

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Marilyn Monroe’s First Starring Role: Dont Bother To Knock

May 5, 2014 | Posted in CLASSICS, MOVIES, THRILLER | By

  I thought had seen Marilyn Monroe all her major film roles. However, one day while searching through the classic movie selection in a store, I came across one I had never heard of before. It was called Don’t Bother

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Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift in A Place in the Sun

April 26, 2014 | Posted in CLASSICS, MOVIES | By

Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift were two of the biggest young stars in the movies by the late 1940s. It was inevitable that Hollywood would pair these popular actors together on the silver screen. A Place in the Sun turned

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Early Edition: One of the Best Dramas From the 90s

April 24, 2014 | Posted in CLASSIC TV, TELEVISION | By

Early Edition was a fantasy/drama that was featured on CBS from 1996 to 2000. This show was a crowd pleaser: something you could watch with friends on a Saturday night, along with Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman, which aired immediately before.

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A Simple Plan: A Brilliant Movie That You Won’t Forget

April 24, 2014 | Posted in MOVIES, THRILLER | By

A Simple Plan is a haunting, suspenseful story that you won’t forget.  It stayed with me for quite awhile after seeing it for the first time.  Subsequent viewings have not diminished the suspense. It builds slowly at first, but as

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The Misfits: Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable’s Last Movie

April 23, 2014 | Posted in CLASSICS, MOVIES | By

One classic  movie I  saw recently for the first time is The Misfits. I really had no idea what the movie was about, although I thought it was a comedy.The title gave me that impression, along with what little I

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A Review of the Gothic Drama Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte

April 17, 2014 | Posted in CLASSICS, MOVIES | By

Recently I had the opportunity to see Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte again.  I could not tell you how many times I’ve watched this movie, but it’s probably no less than ten. Over the years I have never lost my interest

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