Glorifying the American Girl

Glorifying the American Girl (1929) It’s nice to hear Mary Eaton speak frankly to her boyfriend (a dreamy Edward Crandall) about wanting to live a […]


Rosalie (1937) Fans of Eleanor Powell will wonder how she detoured into this Jeanette MacDonald/Nelson Eddy overblown costume piece — and in the role of […]

The Clinging Vine

The Clinging Vine (1926) Something I’m learning about early Cecil B DeMille, he LIKED women. He was willing to flatter his actresses and record bold […]


Fantasia (1940) The world’s top conductor Leopold Stokowski was a bit of a rock star, associated with dating Greta Garbo and jetsetting around the world. […]

The Bliss of Mrs Blossom

The Bliss of Mrs Blossom (1968) If you don’t love Shirley MacClaine then you haven’t seen The Bliss of Mrs Blossom, a surreal skewering of […]


Barberella (1968) Although based on the French sex comic of the same name, Barberella is part of a significant genre of film where an ignorant […]

Return to Oz

Return to Oz (1985) Fans of the original books beware: Disney Studios and Jim Henson’s Muppet factory go to great detail to lovingly recreate the […]

What’s New Pussycat?

What’s New Pussycat? (1965) Michael James (Peter O’Toole) has got it rough. Beautiful women throw themselves at him, and despite being engaged he doesn’t have […]


Metropolis (1927) director Fritz Lang writer Thea von Harbou starring Brigitte Helm In Fritz Lang’s scifi epic Metropolis, Bridget Helm stars as the saintly Maria […]

Wild Wild Planet

Wild Wild Planet (1965) Criminali della galassia, I It’s go go action, when aliens disguised as fashion models start kidnapping people for a mad mad […]


Sadko (1953) Sadko is a hunk of a poet with a harp, but he’s got a delima. Two girls are madly in love with him! […]

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon (1980) Another in the genre of Stupid American saves Europe from Itself, although this time (unlike Barberella) the cast is in on the […]