May Movies on TCM to Watch For

These monthly schedule posts are going away. Between deadlines and a desire to have time set aside for my own projects, I just can’t justify the several hours it takes for me to put these posts schedule posts together. Further, in recent months I have noticed Sundance shows commercials during a lot of their films,…

Delays, Delays

Between backhoe-induced insomnia (long story) and several pending deadlines, I won’t be posting a Raiders of Ghost City recap this week. I intended on getting a nice picture from Raiders to post here in lieu of content, but when I did an image search, all the good images I found were from SBBN. Looks like…

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: A Star is Born (1954)

For Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot series, my screencap for A Star is Born (1954): There are a dozen iconic shots from A Star is Born: the “Mrs. Norman Maine” finale, Judy reenacting her day at the studio for James Mason, that gorgeous moment when Judy rushes at the camera and it’s…

Raiders of Ghost City #7: Bullet Avalanche

Last week on Raiders of Ghost City! Steve is captured by some raider henchmen and pretends to have amnesia. While they get all chin-scratchy about whether he’s really not right in the noggin or not, Carl Lawton, real name Count Manfried von Rinkton, arrives. Lawton is the head of the Oro Grande branch of the…

Raiders of Ghost City #6: Water Rising

Last week on Raiders of Ghost City! The Civil War ends! Confederate Capt. Clay Randolph discovers the people he has been working for while stealing Union gold are actually Prussians, taking the gold for themselves and not sending it to the Confederate Army as he had thought. He decides to surrender to the authorities and…

Elsewhere and a Few Notes

I recently imported about 165 posts from the archives over here to the new blog, but the photos didn’t import, so please bear with me while I try to find the backups and restore pictures. My apologies if the mass import screwed with your RSS feeds. *** Here are a few items I’ve been enjoying…

Raiders of Ghost City #5: The Fatal Lariat

Last week on Raiders of Ghost City! Steve’s brother Jeff-Jim, wounded after the raiders shot him so he couldn’t spill the beans on their nefarious plans, dies on the way to Sacramento for medical care, thanks to Idaho Jones and his big, beefy manbutt landing right on top of him. Meanwhile, Confederate Capt. Clay Randolph…

Raiders of Ghost City Post Tomorrow!

It will be up tomorrow, I promise – I forgot today was Thursday! Gee, that “I’m going to post every Thursday without fail” goal of mine sure held up, didn’t it?

White Elephant Blogathon: Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Welcome to the SBBN entry for this year’s White Elephant Blogathon! How the White Elephant Blogathon works: Everyone showing interest gives Paul of Silly Hats Only a bad (or “bad” or “interesting”) film, and he randomly hands them out to participants, who are then surprised or delighted or nauseated by the film they’ve been given….