Reviews A-Z


Animated films and related posts

A fun podcast for Disney buffs

Corpse Bride (2005)

Fantasia 2000 (1999)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – An examination of Judge Claude Frollo

Mickey’s Garden (1935 short subject)

The Simpsons Movie (2007)

A Single Life (2014 short subject)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)



The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)

The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983) – Bob & Doug in “Mutants of 2051 A.D.”

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

Beetlejuice (1988)

Don’t Give Up the Ship (1959)

Ed Wood (1994)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Flubber (1997)

Freaky Friday (2003)

The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

His Girl Friday (1940)

I Think I Love My Wife (2007)

In & Out (1998)

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

It Happened One Night (1934)

The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

Madeline (1998)

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944)

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek — It’s not about rape

National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

A New Leaf (1971)

Nothing Sacred (1937)

The Palm Beach Story (1942)

The Palm Beach Story (1942) – Nothing but a bad habit

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

Raising Arizona (1987)

The Ref (1994)

Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

So You Think You’re Not Guilty (1950 short subject)

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Town & Country (2001)

Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

The World’s Greatest Lover (1977)



The Aristocrats (2005)

Don’t Look Back (1967)

4 Little Girls (1997)

Gap-Toothed Women (1987)

Inside Deep Throat (2005)

London Symphony (2017)

Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)

Z: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)



American Gangster (2007)

Apocalypto (2006)

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2005)

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007)

A Bill of Divorcement (1932)

Birth (2004)

Black Snake Moan (2007)

The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991)

Capote (2005)

Cast Away (2000)

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Citizen Kane (1941)

Deep Impact (1998)

Django Unchained (2012)

A Face in the Crowd (1957)

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Hollywoodland (2006)

The Jackal (1997)

Little Man Tate (1991)

Matchstick Men (2003)

Mystic River (2003)

No Country for Old Men (2007)

North by Northwest (1959)

The Official Story (1985)

Open Water (2004)

The Outlaw (1943)

Panic Room (2002)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Ponette (1997)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Rocky Balboa (2006)

The Right Stuff (1983)

School Daze (1988)

Showgirls (1995)

Steel Magnolias (1989)

The Sting (1973)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

They’re Playing with Fire (1984)

Thirteen (2003)

Troy (2004)

Twilight (1998)

Wings (1927)


Humphrey Bogart movies

The African Queen (1951)

Casablanca (1942)

To Have and Have Not (1944)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)


Steven Spielberg movies

Jaws (1975)

Schindler’s List (1993)

The Terminal (2004)


Films noir

Behind Green Lights (1946)

The Big Combo (1955)

Born to Kill (1947)

Cry of the City (1948)

Detour (1945)

Double Indemnity (1944)

Gun Crazy (1950)

Kiss of Death (1947)

Laura (1944)

Murder Is My Beat (1955)

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)


Science fiction and fantasy films

Contact (1997)

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Freaks (1932)

King Kong (1933)

King Kong (2005)

Land of the Dead (2005)

The Mark of Zorro (1920)

The Mask of Zorro (1998)

Plan Nine from Outer Space (1959)

Re-Animator (1985)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)

The Untamable Whiskers (1904 short subject)



All That Jazz (1979)

The French Line (1955)

The Gang’s All Here (1943)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Grease (1978)

The Jazz Singer (1927)

Mame (1974)

My Fair Lady (1964)

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

Rent (2005)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

About The Rocky Horror Picture Show and its unconventional conventionists

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) – There’s a light

Sextette (1978)

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

Spice World (1997)

Sweeney Todd (2007)


Charlie Chaplin movies and related posts

Charlie Chaplin vs. Buster Keaton: Who cares??

Charlie Chaplin’s Welsh rarebit (in 10 easy photos)

Happy birthday, Charlie Chaplin!

I have a new Charlie Chaplin podcast, y’all!

Review of the novel Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin

The Adventurer (1917)

The Bank (1915)

Behind the Screen (1916)

Between Showers (1914)

The Bond (1918)

A Burlesque on Carmen (1916)

A Busy Day (1914)

By the Sea (1915)

Caught in a Cabaret (1914)

Caught in the Rain (1914)

The Champion (1915)

The Circus (1928)

City Lights (1931)

The Count (1916)

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)

Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)

The Cure (1917)

A Day’s Pleasure (1919)

A Dog’s Life (1918)

Dough and Dynamite (1914)

Easy Street (1917)

The Face on the Bar Room Floor (1914)

The Fatal Mallet (1914)

A Film Johnnie (1914)

The Fireman (1916)

The Floorwalker (1916)

Gentlemen of Nerve (1914)

Getting Acquainted (1914)

The Gold Rush (1925)

The Great Dictator (1940)

His Favorite Pastime (1914)

His Musical Career (1914)

His New Job (1915)

His New Profession (1914)

His Prehistoric Past (1914)

His Trysting Place (1914)

The Idle Class (1921)

The Immigrant (1917)

In the Park (1915)

A Jitney Elopement (1915)

The Kid (1921)

Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)

A King in New York (1957)

The Knockout (1914)

Laughing Gas (1914)

Limelight (1952)

Mabel at the Wheel (1914)

Mabel’s Busy Day (1914)

Mabel’s Married Life (1914)

Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914)

Making a Living (1914)

The Masquerader (1914)

Modern Times (1936)

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

The New Janitor (1914)

A Night in the Show (1915)

A Night Out (1915)

One A.M. (1916)

The Pawnshop (1916)

Pay Day (1922)

The Pilgrim (1923)

Police (1916)

The Property Man (1914)

Recreation (1914)

The Rink (1916)

The Rounders (1914)

Shanghaied (1915)

Shoulder Arms (1918)

The Star Boarder (1914)

Sunnyside (1919)

Tango Tangles (1914)

Those Love Pangs (1914)

Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

The Tramp (1915)

Triple Trouble (1918)

Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)

Unknown Chaplin (1983 documentary)

The Vagabond (1916)

A Woman (1915)

A Woman of Paris (1923)

Work (1915)


Buster Keaton movies and related posts

The Buster Blogathon is almost here!

Buster Keaton and Lucille Ball in a 1965 TV appearance

Buster Keaton Blogathon in February

A Buster Keaton rerun

Buster Keaton: The Irony of the Irish

For the love of Buster Keaton

Hanging on in Hollywood: Buster Keaton’s Educational and Columbia short subjects (1934-1941)

My Buster Keaton websites

Newly researched (but not by me!) Buster Keaton article

Arbuckle & Keaton, Vol. 1 (2001 compilation)

The Balloonatic (1923)

Battling Butler (1926)

The Blacksmith (1922)

The Boat (1921)

College (1927)

Convict 13 (1920)

Cops (1922)

Daydreams (1922)

The Electric House (1922)

The Frozen North (1922)

The General (1926)

The Goat (1921)

Go West (1925)

Hard Luck (1921)

The Haunted House (1921)

The High Sign (1921)

The Love Nest (1923)

My Wife’s Relations (1922)

Neighbors (1922)

The Navigator (1924)

One Week (1920)

One Week (1920) – Rain, rain, go away

Our Hospitality (1923)

The Paleface (1922)

The Playhouse (1921)

The Railrodder (1965)

The Saphead (1920)

The Scarecrow (1920)

Seven Chances (1925)

Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928)

Three Ages (1923)


Laurel & Hardy movies and related posts


Behold: The Laurel & Hardy Blogathon!

A brief history of Sons of the Desert (a/k/a The International Laurel & Hardy Appreciation Society)

Celebrate the steps of Laurel & Hardy’s The Music Box!

Everything I ever need to know, I learned from Laurel & Hardy.

The Final Film of Laurel and Hardy: A Study of the Chaotic Making and Marketing of Atoll K, by Norbert Aping

The Films of Laurel and Hardy, by William K. Everson

Got nothing to do in Jacksonville today?Got nothing to do in Jacksonville today?

Happy birthday, Oliver Hardy

Happy birthday, Stan Laurel!

“Here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.” – Oliver Hardy

I have a Laurel & Hardy podcast, y’all!

January 2019 = Laurel & Hardy Month!

Laurel & Hardy, by Charles Barr (and an interview with the author)

Laurel & Hardy A-Z

Laurel & Hardy biographies – The John McCabe Collection

Laurel & Hardy biographies – Way out worst

Laurel & Hardy and horses

Laurel & Hardy at Twentieth Century-Fox – Another nice mess

Laurel & Hardy Dirt Cake Recipe

The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia, by Glenn Mitchell

Laurel & Hardy on NBC’s “This Is Your Life” (Dec. 1, 1954)

Laurel & Hardy’s “freak endings”

Laurel & Hardy: The eternal friendship of Stan and Ollie

Laurel & Hardy: From the Forties Forward, by Scott MacGillivray (and an interview with the author)

Laurel & Hardy: The Magic Behind the Movies – Ultimate Edition, by Randy Skretvedt

Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy, by John McCabe

My interview with Laurel & Hardy biographer Randy Skretvedt – October, 1987

The return of Laurel & Hardy to the Jacksonville Beaches area

R.I.P., Oliver Hardy

Second reel of Laurel & Hardy’s The Battle of the Century recovered

Stan & Ollie (2019)

Stan & Ollie (2019) – my podcast’s review

Stan & Ollie vs. Laurel & Hardy

Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy, by Simon Louvish (and an interview with the author)

Stan and Ollie trump Kim

Stan Laurel wins an Honorary Oscar, 1961

45 Minutes from Hollywood (1926)

A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

Air Raid Wardens (1942)

Another Fine Mess (1930)

Angora Love (1929)

Any Old Port (1932)

Bacon Grabbers (1928)

The Battle of the Century (1927)

Beau Hunks (1931)

Be Big! (1930)

Below Zero (1930)

Berth Marks (1929)

Big Business (1929)

The Big Noise (1944)

Block-Heads (1938)

Blotto (1930)

The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Bonnie Scotland (1935)

Brats (1930)

The Bullfighters (1945)

Busy Bodies (1933)

Call of the Cuckoos (1927)

Chickens Come Home (1931)

The Chimp (1932)

A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Come Clean (1931)

County Hospital (1932)

Cuckoo (1974 documentary)

The Dancing Masters (1943)

The Devil’s Brother (1933)

Dirty Work (1933)

Do Detectives Think? (1927)

Double Whoopee (1929)

Duck Soup (1927)

Early to Bed (1928)

The Finishing Touch (1928)

The Fixer Uppers (1935)

The Flying Deuces (1939)

The story behind Laurel & Hardy’s The Flying Deuces

Flying Elephants (1928)

From Soup to Nuts (1928)

Going Bye-Bye! (1934)

Great Guns (1941)

Habeas Corpus (1928)

Hats Off (1927)

Helpmates (1932)

Hog Wild (1930)

The Hollywood Revue of 1929

The Hoose-Gow (1929)

Jitterbugs (1943)

Laughing Gravy (1931)

Laurel & Hardy’s Laughing ’20s (1965 compilation film)

The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

Leave ’em Laughing (1928)

Liberty (1929)

The Live Ghost (1934)

Love ’em and Weep (1927)

The Lucky Dog (1921)

March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934)

Me and My Pal (1933)

Men o’ War (1929)

The Midnight Patrol (1933)

The Music Box (1932)

Night Owls (1930)

Nothing But Trouble (1945)

Oliver the Eighth (1934)

One Good Turn (1931)

On the Loose (1931)

On the Wrong Trek (1936)

Our Relations (1936)

Our Wife (1931)

Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)

Pardon Us (1931)

Perfect Day (1929)

Putting Pants on Philip (1927)

Sailors, Beware! (1927)

Saps at Sea (1940)

Scram! (1932)

The Second Hundred Years (1927)

Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

Slipping Wives (1927)

Sons of the Desert (1934)

The Stolen Jools (1931)

Sugar Daddies (1927)

Swiss Miss (1938)

That’s My Wife (1929)

Their First Mistake (1932)

Their Purple Moment (1928)

Them Thar Hills (1934)

They Go Boom! (1929)

Thicker Than Water (1935)

Tit for Tat (1935)

Towed in a Hole (1932)

The Tree in a Test Tube (1943)

Twice Two (1933)

Two Tars (1928)

Unaccustomed as We Are (1929)

Utopia (1951)

Twice Two (1933)

Way Out West (1937)

Way Out West – By the numbers and way-out trivia

We Faw Down (1928)

With Love and Hisses (1927)

Wrong Again (1929)

Why Girls Love Sailors (1927)

You’re Darn Tootin’ (1928)


Marx Brothers movies and related posts

Billy Wilder and the Marx Brothers – A match almost made in heaven

Groucho Marx and The Exorcist – You bet your soul

The Marx Brothers in color

R.I.P., Groucho Marx

Animal Crackers (1930)

At the Circus (1939)

The Big Store (1941)

The Cocoanuts (1929)

A Day at the Races (1937)

Double Dynamite (1951) (Groucho only)

Duck Soup (1933)

Go West (1940)

Horse Feathers (1932)

The Incredible Jewel Robbery (1959)

Love Happy (1949)

Monkey Business (1931)

A Night at the Opera (1935)

A Night in Casablanca (1946)

Room Service (1938)

The Unknown Marx Brothers (1993 documentary)


W.C. Fields movies and related posts

John Barrymore and the Bundy Drive Boys

The Bank Dick (1940)

The Dentist (1932 short subject)

The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933 short subject)

The Golf Specialist (1930 short subject)

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

The Pharmacist (1933 short subject)


Three Stooges short subjects

Gents Without Cents (1944)

Hold That Lion! (1947)


Woody Allen movies and related posts

Lobster humordor

Celebrity (1998)

Crisis in Six Scenes (2016 cable-TV mini-series)

Deconstructing Harry (1997)

Interiors (1978)

Manhattan (1979)

Small Time Crooks (2000)

Stardust Memories (1980)

Take the Money and Run (1969)


Mel Brooks movies

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Silent Movie (1976)

History of the World Part I (1981)

Life Stinks (1991)

The Producers (2005)


Albert Brooks movies and related posts

Happy birthday, Albert Brooks

Defending Your Life (1991)

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

Mother (1997)

The Muse (1999)


Monty Python movies and related posts

10 great Monty Python sketches you might never have heard of

And now for something completely different — announcing The Monty Python Movie Blogathon

A fairy tale from Monty Python

In praise of Monty Python

It’s Sunday — let’s go to church with Monty Python!

Monty Python – It was only a dream

Monty Python Speaks (2000 book)

And Now for Something Completely Different (1972)

Clockwise (1985 – John Cleese only)

A Liar’s Autobiography (2012)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

Monty Python’s Flying Circus: “The Cycling Tour” (1972)

Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life – Food for thought

The Rutles (1978 – Eric Idle only)


Steve Martin movies and related links

Steve Martin as “The Great Flydini”

The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977 short subject)

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

Fantasia 2000 (1999 – cameo appearance)

L.A. Story (1991)

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)


Popeye cartoons and related posts

I have a new Popeye podcast, y’all!

OUT OF THE INKWELL (2005 book) – Happy birthday, Max Fleischer

The Popeye/Beatles connection

Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto: The ultimate love-hate relationship

Popeye’s pop psykolojiky

Adventures of Popeye (1935)

Baby Wants a Bottleship (1942)

Beware of Barnacle Bill (1935)

Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh (1938)

Blow Me Down! (1933)

Bridge Ahoy! (1936)

Brotherly Love (1936)

Bulldozing the Bull (1938)

Can You Take It? (1934)

Child Psykolojiky (1941)

Choose Yer ‘Weppins’ (1935)

A Clean Shaven Man (1936)

Customers Wanted (1939)

The Dance Contest (1934)

A Date to Skate (1938)

Dizzy Divers (1935)

Doing Impossikible Stunts (1940)

Females Is Fickle (1940)

Fightin’ Pals (1940)

Fleets of Stren’th (1942)

The Football Toucher Downer (1937)

For Better or Worser (1935)

Goonland (1938)

Hello, How Am I (1939)

Hold the Wire (1936)

Hospitaliky (1937)

The House Builder Upper (1938)

The ‘Hyp-Nut-Tist’ (1935)

I Eats My Spinach (1933)

I Never Changes My Altitude (1937)

I Wanna Be a Lifeguard (1936)

I’ll Never Crow Again (1941)

I’m in the Army Now (1936)

It’s the Natural Thing to Do (1939)

The Jeep (1938)

Kickin’ the Conga Around (1942)

Leave Well Enough Alone (1939)

Let’s Celebrake (1938)

Let’s Get Moving (1936)

Let’s Sing with Popeye (1934)

Lost and Foundry (1937)

Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934)

Me Feelins Is Hurt (1940)

Morning, Noon and Nightclub (1937)

My Artistical Temperature (1937)

Never Kick a Woman (1936)

Nix on Hypnotricks (1941)

Olive Oyl and Water Don’t Mix (1942)

Olive’s Boithday Presink (1941)

Olive’s $weep$take Ticket (1941)

The Paneless Window-Washer (1937)

Pip-Eye, Pup-Eye, Poop-Eye an’ Peep-Eye (1942)

Popeye Meets Rip Van Winkle (1941)

Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba’s Forty Thieves (1937)

Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936)

Pleased to Meet Cha! (1935)

Plumbin’ Is a “Pipe” (1938)

Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Problem Pappy (1941)

Puttin’ on the Act (1940)

Shakespearian Spinach (1940)

Shiver Me Timbers! (1934)

Shoein’ Hosses (1934)

Sock-a-Bye Baby (1934)

The Spinach Overture (1935)

The Spinach Roadster (1936)

Spooky Swabs (1957)

Stealin’ Ain’t Honest (1940)

Strong to the Finich (1934)

The Two-Alarm Fire (1934)

Vim, Vigor and Vitaliky (1936)

We Aim to Please (1934)

What – No Spinach? (1936)

Wild Elephinks (1933)

Wimmen Hadn’t Oughta Drive (1940)

Wimmen Is a Myskery (1940)


Warner Bros. cartoons and related posts

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Cartoon violence: Are we really better off without it?

Happy 75th birthday, Bugs Bunny!

Happy birthday, Porky Pig!

Happy Father’s Day from Chuck Jones

Mel Blanc: 1908-1989

My interview with Chuck Jones – February, 1988

More Chuck Jones bragging rights

Porky Pig pitches a b****

Your Saturday morning cartoon

A Bear for Punishment (1951)

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie (1979)

Bully for Bugs (1953)

Coal Black an de Sebben Dwarfs (1943)

Compressed Hare (1961)

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950)

Tiny Toon Adventures (1990-1995)

You Ought to Be in Pictures (1940)


Beatles movie reviews and related posts 

Across the Universe (2007)


The Beatles’ music video for “Free as a Bird” (1995)

The Beatles – The gift that keeps on giving

George Harrison’s music videos for “This Song” and “Crackerbox Palace” (1976)

Happy birthday, John Lennon

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – 50th-Anniversary Edition (2017 album)

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Help! (1965)

Let It Be (1970)

Magical Mystery Tour (1967)

Yellow Submarine (1968)


Adrienne Barbeau movies and related links

Happy birthday, Adrienne Barbeau

Happy National Pumpkin Day!

Happy National Coloring Book Day!

Nike post # 2

Our 2015 Person of the Year

The Cannonball Run (1981)

Swamp Thing (1981)


TV talk show clips

Jerry Lewis brings the funny, 1994

Joan Rivers interiews Jane Russell, 1986


TV reviews

The Apprentice (2004)

Behind the Red Door (2003 TV-movie)

The Color Honeymooners (2008) – Baby, they’re not the greatest

Coupling (2000-2004) – One of TV’s best sitcoms, British or otherwise

Date with the Angels (1957) – A Betty White Christmas

Disjointed – A Netflix sitcom buzzing with laughs

Double Indemnity (1973 TV-movie)

Falcon Crest and the born-again Christian

How the critics stole Christmas

I Love Lucy – “Lucy Does the Tango,” first broadcast on 3/11/57

Ida Lupino directs four episodes of Gilligan’s Island

It’s the Great Pumpkin, blog readers!

A modest actor, for a change

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman – A little more conversation

Pray for the Wildcats (1974) and some thoughts on the TV-movie genre

The Ranch – Raising 100% USDA-choice laughs

A rethinking of The Honeymooners ethos: Is Alice Kramden a moax?

R.I.P., Chuck Barris, and a salute to The Gong Show

A slippery slope called Gilligan’s Island

A tribute to Mary Tyler Moore

Want quality TV? Better watch Better Call Saul


Book reviews

The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made (1999)

Agee on Film (1948)

Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland (1999)

Monty Python Speaks (2000)


Our blogathons

The Adrienne Barbeau Blogathon

The April Showers Blogathon

The Beatles Film Blogathon

The End of the World Blogathon

The Happy New Year Blogathon

The In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb Blogathon

It’s Just a Joke: The Movie Parody Blogathon

The Monty Python Movie Blogathon

The A Movie Gift to You Blogathon

The Laurel & Hardy Blogathon

The Movies That Haven’t Aged Well Blogathon

The My Favorite Movie Threesome Blogathon

Nuts in May: A Laurel & Hardy Blogathon (With Prizes!)

The ONE of My All-Time Favorite Cartoons Blogathon

The Popeye Blogathon

The 2nd Annual ONE of My All-Time Favorite Cartoons Blogathon

The See You in the FALL Blogathon

The SEX! (now that I have your attention) Blogathon

The 2nd Annual SEX! (now that I have your attention) Blogathon

The 3rd Annual SEX! (now that I have your attention) Blogathon

The 4th Annual SEX! (now that I have your attention) Blogathon

The Year After Year Blogathon


#SatMat posts 

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Sept. 12, 2015: Strange Invaders (1983)

King Kong (1976)

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

Rubber (2010)

Top 5 Riffs for Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark

Top 5 Riffs for Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Feb. 6, 2016: Empire of the Ants (1977)

Top 5 Riffs for Empire of the Ants

#SatMat & #WarBonds’ special Live Tweet movie for Sun., Feb. 7, 2016: Harold Lloyd’s The Freshman (1925)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Feb. 13, 2016: Locusts: Day of Destruction (2005)

Top 5 Riffs for Locusts: Day of Destruction

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Feb. 20, 2016: Willard (1971)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Feb. 27, 2016: Earth vs. the Spider (1958)

Top 5 Riffs for Earth vs. the Spider

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Mar. 5, 2016: Stop Making Sense (1984)

Top 5 Riffs for Live Tweet of Yellow Submarine on Sat., Mar. 12, 2016

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Mar. 19, 2016: Violated

Top 5 Riffs for Violated

#SatMat Live Tweet double feature for Sat. & Sun., Mar. 26 & 27, 2016: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday (2016) and Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

Thoughts & Top 5 Riffs for Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

Top 5 Riffs for Monty Python’s Life of Brian

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Apr. 2, 2016: Dragnet 1966

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Apr. 9, 2016: Evil Roy Slade (1972)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., Apr. 30, 2016: Them! (1954)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., May 14, 2016: I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., May 21, 2016: Unknown World (1951)

#SatMat Live Tweet movie for Sat., July 23, 2016: The Girl Can’t Help It (1955)


#BNoirDetour guest- and co-host posts 

Guest-hosting a Live Tweet double feature with #BNoirDetour on Sun., Aug. 23

Guest-hosting a #BNoirDetour Live Tweet double feature on Sun., Sept. 13

Co-hosting a #BNoirDetour double feature for 1/17: The Face Behind the Mask and The Scar


The Gangsters All Here Live Tweet movies

Let’s B-Movie.

Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

Gangster Story (1959)

The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)

The Hoodlum (1951)

Johnny O’Clock (1947)

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)

Machine-Gun Kelly (1958)

Plunder Road (1957)

Railroaded! (1947)

The Scar (1948)

The Street with No Name (1948)

Too Late for Tears (1949)



Random posts

The 12 Days of Blogmas

About me and movies

About Robin Williams and depression

Addicted to the Live Tweet

Aand now, a word from Dr. Maya Angelou

Bette Midler vs. Ariana Grande

Bonus: Happy Tara Hastings Friday!

The blogger who (temporarily) hated people

Brags about blogs

Bruce Altman, unheralded supporting actor

A career with legs

Chill Wills and his Alamo Oscar campaign

Christmas in October

A Christmas thought

Christopher Walken. Just because.

Closed on account of molasses, er, hurricane


The Day the Clown Shut Up

A farewell to alcohol

Fergie kills the National Anthem. (No, I mean it. She really murdered it.)

For Valentine’s Day – How my wife and I got together

A funny (and clean) comedian

A great meeting of the melons

Happy 42nd anniversary! (Actually 6th anniversary, but in dog years)

Happy April 1st!

Happy Birthday, Adrienne Barbeau

Happy birthday, Albert Brooks

Happy birthday, George Melies

Happy birthday, Paul McCartney

Happy birthday, Porky Pig!

Happy birthday to me!

Happy birthday, Tom & Jerry

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Fourth of July from Movie Movie Blog Blog!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday the 13th

Happy Groundhog Day!

Happy Halloween, everyone!

Happy holidays from Denis Leary (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE AHEAD!)

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Tina Fey Friday!


Helping to #PayClassicsForward

How to cut a watermelon

How you know you’re old


Internet lesson of the day

Interview with movie songwriters Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, Nov. 1987

It’s only an Oscar

It was a dark and stormy night for a TV scripter…

The Jennifer Aniston question

Jennifer Lopez movie blooper

Jessica Rabbit – a very animated sex symbol

John Hurt brings us some laughs in Mel Brooks comedies

Judy Garland singing “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – A holiday experience

Just don’t do it

Katy Perry at the Super Bowl — No deflated balls here

Ken Levine’s tips for young playwrights

Kenny & Dolly & some Christmas campiness

Last man talking

Let’s do the Time Warp again…on TV

Make me laugh!

Margaret’s CURATE MY LIFE Flash Blogathon

Mel Brooks talks about Solarbabies

Melissa McCarthy in The Boss

A message to Sen. Ted Cruz (R – Texas)

Monday morning comin’ down

Must be Bob Dylan — I think

My adventure at the DMV – A license to kill for

My birthday treat

My blog’s one-year anniversary; or, Sybil Danning and me

My blog’s 2nd anniversary

My 5 favorite movie actors

My Liebster retirement

Ned Glass (1906-1984) – More than just an actor

My new Live Tweet: POPEYE & FRIENDS



My tenuous connection to Plan 9 from Outer Space

No Batman vs. Superman review here

No more porn for Pam

One nice thing about being overweight

An open letter to bullies

Our first Live Tweet: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Our 2015 Person of the Year

#PayClassicsForward, Year 3

Paying full admission to see new STAR WARS trailer? I thought of doing it first!

Peanuts and Peppermint Patty

A question for bloggers and blogathoners

Red Buttons never got a dinner, but he once had a hit TV series


The return of Derek Taylor Shayne

R.I.P., David Ogden Stiers

R.I.P., Gene Wilder

R.I.P., Joan Rivers, The Girl Most Likely to Offend

R.I.P., Larry Gelbart

R.I.P., Leonard Maltin’s TV Movie Guide

R.I.P., Leonard Nimoy

R.I.P., Roger Ebert

R.I.P., Stan Freberg

The 2nd Annual #PayClassicsForward

Silk stalkings

The smoking gun


Sopranos Redux

The strange case of Mira Sorvino

Suicide is not painless

Take Your Child to Work Day

Tall tales with Brian Williams

Tell me what you See’s

10 embarrassing Academy Award moments

There’s always that one guy…

Thought for the day

Thought for the day

Thought for the day

Tickle, tickle, tickle!

Topless schmopless

A tribute to Charles Durning

A vote that sticks

We are Jaguars — but like us anyway

A word to (and on behalf of) women

Words of wisdom for our times

The worst song of the 1980’s??

You bet Uranus!


#NoShaveNovember posts

Requesting donations for a hairy situation

#NoShaveNovember photo # 2

#NoShaveNovember photo # 3

My #NoShaveNovember photo for Nov. 22

#NoShaveNovember ends early for me


Liebster Award nominations

The Least Liebster-Worthy Recipient Ever

Lovin’ the Liebster – Award No. 2

A Liebster for Leah – 3rd in a Series

Liebster Award – Special Questions-Only Edition

A Christmas Eve Liebster Award

Ladies and gentlemen, this is Liebster No. 5!


Jane Russell Friday and related posts

Cheap Jane Russell thrill for Wednesday

Goodbye, 2018!

Happy birthday, Jane Russell!

Happy birthday to me from Jane Russell

Jane Russell on a horse

Jane Russell says “Vote!”

Joan Rivers interviews Jane Russell, 1986

Jane Russell Friday # 48

Jane Russell Special # 47

Jane Russell Friday # 46

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Jane Russell Friday # 36 (on Thurs., July 9, 2015)

Jane Russell Friday # 35

“Jane Russell Friday” has been pre-empted!

Happy birthday, Jane Russell!

Jane Russell Friday # 34

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Jane Russell Friday # 3

Jane Russell Throwback Thursday

One can never get enough of Jane Russell, can one?

Jane Russell. Just because.


Christina Hendricks-related posts

Happy Christina Hendricks Friday!

Happy Halloween from Christina Hendricks! (with apologies to Charles M. Schulz)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

No wind could topple this!