Remembering Shirley Temple

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by fillups

Shirley Temple Former child star and US ambassador, Shirley Temple passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014. Whenever I personally think of Shirley Temple, I think of her constant good spirits in the face of adversity. Her good humor and pluck have been a source of inspiration to countless audiences dealing with hard times. The movie work that Shirley Temple is remembered for is largely from the . . . more »

Remembering Shirley Temple

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by fillups

Shirley Temple Former child star and US ambassador, Shirley Temple passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014. Whenever I personally think of Shirley Temple, I think of her constant good spirits in the face of adversity. Her good humor and pluck have been a source of inspiration to countless audiences dealing with hard times. The movie work that Shirley Temple is remembered for is largely from the . . . more »

Charming Homage or Blasphemous Desecration?

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by fillups

Scene from Tom and Jerry in the Wizard of Oz With this weekend's release of Oz, the Great and Powerful, I started thinking about the most bizarre Oz tie-in, I've ever experienced. If the idea of the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry cutting capers while Dorothy Gale croons out "Over the Rainbow" gives you pause, you should definitely avoid this 2011 direct to video mash up of the creations of L. Frank Baum, William Hanna . . . more »

Charming Homage or Blasphemous Desecration?

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by fillups

Scene from Tom and Jerry in the Wizard of Oz With this weekend's release of Oz, the Great and Powerful, I started thinking about the most bizarre Oz tie-in, I've ever experienced. If the idea of the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry cutting