Book Review – Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood by Cari Beauchamp

I blame Melanie Benjamin. It was my discovery of her fictionalized portrayal of the friendship between Mary Pickford and Frances Marion in The Girls in the Picture, that sparked my interest in Marion. In a serendipitous moment, I also just happened to watch the Marion directed, Pickford starring silent film The Love Light around the …

Top Ten Tuesday My Favorite Books on Film Stars

Today’s Topic: Freeebie Hosted by: That Artsy Reader Girl Anyone who has hung around here long enough knows two of my passions are books and classic films. I really love when I get a chance to combine the two, which is why for this week’s freebie, I am sharing my favorite books on film stars

February 2024 Quickie Reviews

february 2024 BREAkdown 22 films/series total (not including Hallmark films) 9 foreign films/series 10 re-watches 3 tv series Biggest Disappointment: None Favorite Discovery: Such a tough choice this month, but I’m going with The Fiery Priest

December 2023 Quickie Reviews

december 2023 BREAkdown 19 films/series total (not including Hallmark films) 9 foreign films/series 7 re-watches 2 tv series 1 classic film Biggest Disappointment:  New Years Blues Favorite Discovery: So many to choose from this month, but I can’t quit thinking about Trillion Game!

October 2023 Quickie Reviews

October 2023 BREAkdown 16 films/series total (not including Hallmark films) 14 foreign films/series 1 TV series 1 re-watch Biggest Disappointment: Homme Fatale Favorite Discovery: Tree With Deep Roots

September 2023 Quickie Reviews

September 2023 BREAkdown 17 films/series total (not including Hallmark films) 10 foreign films/series 3 TV series 2 re-watches Biggest Disappointment: Doctor Stranger Favorite Discovery: The Package, Chief Kim

July 2023 Quickie Reviews

july 2023 BREAKDOWN 16 films/series total (not including Hallmark films) 13 foreign films/series 2 TV series 1 re-watch Biggest Disappointment: Crazy Love Favorite Discovery: Dr. Romantic 3, The Girl Who Sees Smells