Welcome to the Discovering Classic Cinema Blogathon. I hope you're all well and had a lovely Christmas. Please drop by this page over the next few days in order to read a selection of very different stories about how we discovered classic era films and became fans. I want to say a huge thank you… Continue reading The Discovering Classic Cinema Blogathon Arrives!
Month: Dec 2022
Discovering Classic Cinema Blogathon: My Classic Film Journey
Classic era films are my happy place. They've been a much needed source of comfort and escape for me over the years and continue to be so. Watching them is like being in the company of friends whose presence makes you feel as though a warm blanket has been gently placed around your shoulders. I… Continue reading Discovering Classic Cinema Blogathon: My Classic Film Journey
Callan is one of my all time favourite classic era TV series. It's groundbreaking in so many ways and packs quite a punch. The series is a gritty, bleak and extremely moody spy drama and plays out like a blend of the spy worlds created by John le Carre and Len Deighton. Its characters are some of… Continue reading Callan(1967-1972)
The Charismatic Christopher Plummer Blogathon: My Three Favourite Christopher Plummer Performances
I'm so excited to be taking part in my first Blogathon here on my new blog. Those of you who know me from when I used to blog a while back will remember how much I loved hosting these and taking part in others. When I saw that my friends Gabriela at Pale Writer and… Continue reading The Charismatic Christopher Plummer Blogathon: My Three Favourite Christopher Plummer Performances
Howard Hawks is one of my favourite American film directors from the classic film era. One of the things that I've always loved most about his films is that his focus is always on the characters. He really lets us see deep into his characters personalities and gives us a good sense of who they… Continue reading Hawksian Women