Montgomery Clift’s Oscar-Nominated Performances

Today marks what would have been the 99th birthday of Montgomery Clift, an actor I’ve long admired since taking a deep dive into classic Hollywood films. While one of the more prolific stars of his time, Clift feels underrated as an actor, especially in conversation with his contemporaries like Marlon Brando and James Dean, and…

Favorite Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Dances

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are one of the most iconic movie duos, making ten films together. Their work together started in 1933’s Flying Down to Rio, where they played supporting players to the film’s main plot. But with just one dance together, the “Carioca”, they captured the audience’s attention, spawning eight more films throughout…

TCM Discoveries Blogathon: Vivacious Lady (1938)

It’s no secret that I love classic films, and that I especially love watching them on Turner Classic Movies. I’ve discovered so many great movies on this beloved channel, but perhaps my favorite discovery that can’t be topped is the 1938 romantic comedy Vivacious Lady, starring Ginger Rogers and James Stewart. Before I get more…