TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for November 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 November (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

Cabaret (1972)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Grease (1978)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

November 11, 2021 Podcast

Welcome to episode 76 of the Movies Past and Present podcast!

New on Streaming

  • Red Notice (Netflix)
  • Finch (Apple TV+)

Also, Disney+ is celebrating its second anniversary on November 12 with a fun set of “Disney+Day” programming and promotions. Learn more here.

Reviews

  • The Last Duel
  • Dune
  • The French Dispatch
  • Eternals

Thanks for Tuning In!

Subscribe to the Movies Past and Present podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and Stitcher. I hope that watching some great movies will bring you peace and comfort this week. Thanks for listening, be safe out there, and dedicate yourself to the truth.

TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for October 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 October (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

The Sound of Music (1965)

Funny Girl (1968)

Oliver! (1968)

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

October 14, 2021 Podcast

Welcome to episode 75 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

The Last Duel (20th Century Studios)

(More about Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon is here.)

Reviews

No Time to Die (MGM)

Check out my ranking of the previous 24 James Bond 007 films.

Mindy Johnson Interview

I had the distinct honor and privilege of interviewing animation historian and author Mindy Johnson. Mindy is giving a presentation at Film Forum about her Pencils, Pens & Brutshes: A Great Girls’ Guide to Disney Animation book this Sunday, October 17 in New York City. Learn more here.

Buy Mindy’s books:

Thanks for Tuning In!

Subscribe to the Movies Past and Present podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and Stitcher. I hope that watching some great movies will bring you peace and comfort this week. Thanks for listening, be safe out there, and dedicate yourself to the truth.

TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for September 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 September (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

The Music Man (1962)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Mary Poppins (1964)

My Fair Lady (1964)