Released in 1997, director's James Cameron’s Titanic was even more expensive than the actual RMS Titanic due to the CGI and special effects that weren’t commonplace in Hollywood studios at the time required to make Cameron’s film into a blockbuster hit movie. You know how much I like special effects. I especially loved how the period fashion and effects in Titanic were so … [Read More...] about Titanic’s Iconic Jewelry: the Heart of the Ocean
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The ladies of Mad Men have problems of their own. In episode 409: The Beautiful Girls, we see the women who inhabit Don's world and keep Sterling Cooper Draper Price running , Joan, Peggy, Faye and even Sally Draper, all are entering new … [Read More...] about Mad Men Mondays: The Beautiful Girls
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Amy Sherman Pallidino, the creator of The Gilmore Girls brings us another Emmy Award-winning hit series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In this Amazon original series set in the late 1950s, a woman’s place was at home supporting her man. … [Read More...] about Meet the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
There are some television shows that just seem to gather a legend of loyal fans. They blog about them, tweet about and talk about them to anyone who will listen. Shows such as: Outlander Timeless The Crown [And you know how I feel … [Read More...] about 7 Reasons You Should Watch Poldark
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McKinney Classic Film Festival is proud to welcome special guest Mary Badham at the festival’s gala events on Sept. 12.
McKinney Classic Film Festival proudly welcomes special guest Mary Badham, who portrayed “Scout” in the 1962 film TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.
Ms. Badham is scheduled to be the festival’s inaugural guest of honor on Sept. 12, 2015, for the gala events and evening screening of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.
You think you know Bette Davis. Maybe you know her as the old hag of a woman in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane or in Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte. But those movies came at the end of the long and illustrious career of Bette Davis.
Bette Davis is the Academy Award winning actress known for her roles in All About Eve, Jezebel and Now, Voyager. What is your favorite Bette Davis movie?
Today, TCM features the movies of Joan Fontaine. Joan Fontaine enjoyed a long career in movies and television. She worked with some of Hollywood’s best leading men, like Cary Grant in Suspicion and Gunga Din and Lawrence Olivier in Rebecca.
Billie truly was a progenitor for women in Hollywood during its glory years and an inspiration for all those who followed her.