Spotlight on indie dramedy Night Owls’ and interview with writer/director Charles Hood

Night Owls is one of the wonderful indie films screened at Twin Cities Film Fest back in October. Though I didn't get a chance to see it then, I did meet its writer/director Charles Hood at one of the After Party Mixers. Well, we reconnected via email recently to chat about his film. I really enjoyed …

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2014 Recap: Ranking the 10 Blindspot Movies I saw in 2014

Since Blindspot posts are typically published on a Tuesday, I figure I'll do the same with this recap. I'm glad I joined this series last year, which was spearheaded by Ryan McNeil at The Matinee, and continued by Dan Heaton at Public Transportation Snob. It's truly a wonderful way to catch up on classic (or …

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May 2014 Blind Spot Film: The Apartment (1960)

The Apartment was supposed to be my April Blindspot movie, but I mistakenly thought I had Some Like It Hot on my list instead. Surely it wasn't at all a waste that I got to watch another Billy Wilder movie, but I have to admit I was not as enamored with that one as most do. The Apartment …

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Classic Actor Spotlight: Jack Lemmon – Timing is Everything

Greetings, all and sundry! Allow me a few moments of your time to wax nostalgic, elucidate and point out some of the finer performances of an everyman character actor who achieved Stardom the old fashioned way. By working his way up through stage roles. To small, bit parts in television and onto the silver screen. …

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Classic Flix List: Fred MacMurray – Superb Louse!

Greeting, all and sundry! After giving my cerebrum a well deserved respite which coincided with the release of The Avengers, I've decided to dive back in. Taking a hint from Ruth and applying it to the realm of lists while keeping within the arena of classic films and those involved. To this end, allow me …

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