Month: March 2021

March 30, 2021

Gloria Swanson and Hollywood’s Greatest Comeback

[ad_1] When Gloria Swanson starred in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ in 1950, it was heralded as one of the greatest comebacks in cinema history. 25 years earlier, as a silent movie star, she had been one of the best known women in the world, not only treated […]

March 24, 2021

The Colour of The Old West

[ad_1] One Saturday afternoon, while viewing old Black and White Westerns on television, I wondered about the real cowboys of the 17 and 1800’s – their true physical makeup…their true character(s) and lifestyles. I wondered why the Black Cowboys were not depicted…or talked about…on TV. […]

March 20, 2021

Becoming Jane – Movie Review

[ad_1] BOOKOPINION REVIEW: Let me just say this right off the bat (in case you were unaware), Jane Austen is the greatest author of all time. I suppose some might dare to call that an opinion, but we Janeites of the world know far better. […]

March 16, 2021

Animation Style – The Attraction of Anime

[ad_1] Before I discovered anime, I was a child of the Warner Bros, Hanna-Barbera, A.A.P.(Associated Artists Productions) and Disney generation. I was raised on Bugs, Jonny Q, Popeye and Mickey. My understanding of basic physics came from Professor W. E. Coyote. My early understanding of […]