Forgotten Filmcast Episode 116: Strike Up the Band

On this episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Todd is joined by Ruth Kerr from Silver Screenings to look at Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in the 1940 Busby Berkeley musical Strike Up the Band. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Silver Screenings Ruth at Twitter Movies Discussed: Strike Up the Band To…

The Last Mile

There has been a lot of talk in the media about a film opening up in wide release this weekend, “Spring Breakers.” What all the fuss is about is that you’ve got two young actresses who got their start on The Disney Channel appearing in a film that is a bit more risque…and with an…

Skidoo

I grew up watching reruns of a lot of classic TV in the 70’s and 80’s.  Weekday nights at 9:00 on channel 32 in Chicago was when we caught Jackie Gleason and company in “The Honeymooners.”  That was must-see-TV for us back then.  Also in that category were the reruns of the “Batman” TV series,…