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An Award for Little Old Me? 7X7 Link Award

First I would like to thank the awesome Shadows and Satin who bestowed this honor (on February 19 and I missed it!), and of course, I want to thank the Academy, and everyone who believed in me even though it flew in the face of all reason… (music swells) AND I must thank Classic Movie Puppy, my little Norma Desmond, who inspires me everyday with her (mic goes dead).

Okay, I’m being a tad silly. But really, thank you for including my humble little blog Shadows and Satin, and I’m game to play. Here’s the deal-i-o:

  • Tell everyone something that no one else knows about;
  • Link to one of my posts that I personally think best fits the following categories: Most Beautiful Piece, Most Helpful Piece, Most Popular Piece, Most Controversial Piece, Most Surprisingly Successful Piece, Most Underrated Piece, and Most Pride-worthy Piece; and
  • Pass this award on to seven other bloggers.

So let’s get down to it! Read the rest of this entry

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Mister Roberts

Mister Roberts PosterTypically, I don’t say a lot of negative things about the movies I watch. Since I watch classic movies and silent films, the sometimes over one-hundred year old use-by date doesn’t leave a lot of unknowns. And if  a “classic” movie doesn’t sound like something I want to see, I just skip it and move onto the other roughly billion or so old movies in my queue. So it was a weird and convoluted set of circumstances that led me to watch Mister Roberts, which is fitting because – wow -this is a weird and convoluted movie. Picture this… Read the rest of this entry

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