Daddy Long Legs (1955)
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Daddy Long Legs (1955)

Daddy Long Legs is the story of philanthropist Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) and his relationship with the orphan he puts through college, Julie Andre (Leslie Caron). The story gets started with Jervis’ business trip to Paris. While driving through rural roads on the outskirts of the city, he gets into some car trouble and has … Continue reading

Easter Parade (1948)
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Easter Parade (1948)

I can’t believe I’ve never seen Easter Parade before! For Classic Movies, I usually write about my favorites, which means movies I’ve seen so many times. So this is a first. The movie stars Fred Astaire as Don Hewes and Judy Garland as Hannah Brown. Peter Lawford also plays Astaire’s best friend Johnny, while Ann … Continue reading

Ant-Man (2015)
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Ant-Man (2015)

Let me begin this by apologizing to all Marvel fanatics out there: I’m sorry. I have never read a Marvel comic in my life. Zilch. And I completely understand how you feel if you’re a purist about Marvel and think that people who only know that universe from the movies are not legit – because that’s … Continue reading

Wild (2014)
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Wild (2014)

You know those movies that show the triumph of the human spirit over insurmountable odds, that show the pain of losing yourself and the joy of finding your way back again, the power in realizing how small and insignificant you are compared to the vast wonders of the world? Well, this is not one of … Continue reading

High Society (1956)
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High Society (1956)

“Just take that scenery floating by, we’re now approaching Newport, Rhode I..” This song by Louis Armstrong opens High Society, the musical adaptation of The Philadelphia Story. This is one movie loved by every single one of my whole family. Usually it’s just me who’s into classic Hollywood, but everyone in my family knows and … Continue reading