Tag Archives: Judy Garland

Till the Clouds Roll By

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Suppose you were so boring that when Hollywood decided to make the movie of your life they had to add extra characters that never really existed just so you could be more interesting…? Set to the music of Jerome […]

Ziegfeld Girl

Ziegfeld Girl (1941) Lana Turner, Judy Garland, and Hedy Lamarr star in this showgirl ’sploitation flick that tries to cash in on the glamor and drama of The Great Ziegfeld (it actually recycles footage from that film’s dazzling musical numbers), but ends up a chintzy […]

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz (1939) A bumpkin farmgirl becomes a national hero when she accidently murders two ruthless dictators, and exposes a corrupt and powerless central government. Basically, it’s the template for US foreign policy in the 20th century. Forget critical analysis, forget Citizen Kane, […]