September 15, 2021 Podcast

Welcome of episode 74 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

  • Cry Macho (Warner Bros.)
  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Searchlight)

Review

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings (Marvel Studios)

Check out this featurette about the film.

Three Recent TCM “Must-See Musicals” Picks

I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on Amazon.com, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Three recent musicals of note are:

  • The Pajama Game (1957)
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
  • A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Thanks for Tuning In!

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TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for August 2021

This year, I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on Amazon.com, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Here’s the rundown of the movies I watched in August (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

The Pajama Game (1957)

Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Gigi (1958)

West Side Story (1961)

TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for July 2021

This year, I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on Amazon.com, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Here’s the rundown of the movies I watched in July (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

A Star Is Born (1954)

Oklahoma! (1955)

The King and I (1956)

The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

Funny Face (1957)