Still more lazy thoughts from this one…

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    TMT: “It comes after 12, hon.”

    This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Returning to this is getting harder. Memory growing shorter, at least for those I can…

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    The Wrecking Crew Film Review

    Rarely, if ever, have I reviewed a documentary, even though I watch as many as I can during any given year. Over time, I’ve developed quite an affinity toward those movie,…

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    TCM Classic Film Festival: My Schedule…Such As It Is

    It’s almost upon us! This year’s TCM Classic Film Festival starts Thursday, hosted as it has been in the prime location of the last few years. At the westmost…

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    TMT: Chagrin Eve

    This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Not everything happens in the distant past. Movies and life…

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    Same Song, Different Movie: Wheel of Fortune by Bennie Benjamin and George David Weiss

    This entry examines one of the classic pop songs of the 50s. In fact, this version of Wheel of Fortune, written by Bennie Benjamin and George David Weiss, is the cover song of the 1951 original performed by American jazz singer Johnny Hartman. Kay Starr’s stirring number out a year later was given a special verve by the versatile pop and jazz singer in her rendition. Her biggest hit, #1 for 10 weeks, tied together two critically acclaimed film adaptations, each of whom lost out big time come awards season, fourteen years apart.


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