Kissin’ Cousins

I’ve never considered myself to be a really big Elvis fan, yet I’ve found that I have a bit of a soft spot for his movies. They are often a very simple premise with some fun songs and a few pretty girls for the King to get sweet on. Often it seems that they just…

Tickle Me

Elvis did it all in the movies! He was a race car driver – who sings (a couple of times, in fact), he was sailor – who sings, and he was even a convict – who sings. This time around Elvis is a bronco-busting rodeo rider – who sings. However, he ends up spending more…

Your Cheatin’ Heart

In the summer of 1987, I took a trip with a group from my church to Nashville, TN. One of my strangest memories from that trip was visiting the home of a pastor whose church we had visited. He lived in the former home of singer Hank Williams. He gave us a tour of the…

The Swinger

It’s not easy to upstage Elvis Presley, but that’s exactly what Ann-Margret did in Viva Las Vegas.  I think it’s because no matter who you are, or what era you grew up in, you know what to expect from Elvis.  And don’t get me wrong, he delivers in that movie.  But Ann-Margret catches the viewers…