Remembering Joan Fontaine

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by fillups

Remembering Joan Fontaine October 22nd, 1917 - December 15th 2013 Joan Fontaine died peacefully at her home in Carmel, California at the age of 96. She won the Academy Award for Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion. Fontaine's sister, Olivia de Havilland was nominated and lost to Fontaine that evening which started stories of a vicious rivalry between the sisters when Fontaine turned away de Havilland's congratulations. The . . . more »

Catching Up with Lizzie Bennet

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the Lizzie Bennet Diaries Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is a timeless story. It seems there is no end to adaptations set in both modern day and Austen's time. I've been hearing about this great modern adaptation called the Lizzie Bennet Diaries for a while now. Finally, I get around to actually watching the episodes and they are just as wonderful as everyone is saying. The cool thing is . . . more »

Catching Up with Lizzie Bennet

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the Lizzie Bennet Diaries Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is a timeless story. It seems there is no end to adaptations set in both modern day and Austen's time. I've been hearing about this great modern adaptation called the Lizzie Bennet Diaries for a while now. Finally, I get around to actually watching the episodes and they are just as wonderful as everyone is saying. The cool thing is . . . more »

"Moon in Champagne", Don's September Pick of the Month

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 by fillups

Trouble in Paradise Like moonlight shining through a glass of champagne, my first pick of the month, Trouble in Paradise, is beautiful to behold and a thoroughly romantic delight. As a monthly feature of the Don's Multimedia Madness blog, I am going to select a neglected or little seen gem from the SCCLD collection to draw your attention to that is a particular favorite of mine. These choices . . . more »

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