Throwback Thursday: Anything Goes is a rambunctious musical jaunt into the past

Thursday, March 13, 2014

When you pair Bing Crosby and Donald O’Connor with Zizi Jeanmaire and Mitzi Gaynor and mishaps on a boat, you have the recipe for a ‘de-lovely’ musical in ‘Anything Goes.’

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Before Airplane! there was The Big Bus

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Chuck and Michael discuss ‘The Big Bus,’ the granddaddy of film spoofs, in this week’s edition of Throwback Thursday.

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Heart of Darkness lacks bonus content on DVD, but still an entertaining film

Thursday, February 13, 2014
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Recently released by the Warner Archive Collection, ‘Heart of Darkness’ is a nice way to while away Throwback Thursday.

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Throwback Thursday: The Matchmaker is a match made in heaven for this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 13, 2014

If you find yourself alone this year for Valentine’s Day, you can still enjoy a nice evening at home with a classic such as ‘The Matchmaker’ (1958). Starring Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine and Shirley Booth, it’s the ideal match for the hopeless romantic looking to unwind and put their feet up at the end of a long day at work.

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The Half-Naked Truth is this: It isn’t even passably funny

Thursday, January 30, 2014
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The “naked truth” about this 1932 Throwback Thursday comedy? It’s for fans of Lupe Velez and Frank Morgan (and, possibly, Lee Tracy) only.

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Blast off on adventures as big as the cosmos itself with Space Stars

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hanna-Barbera’s ‘Space Stars’ featured a galaxy of heroes teamed together in an interstellar battle against evil. Now that the series has been released on DVD, you can rejoin Space Ghost, the Herculoids, Teen Force and more in their epic adventures through time and space … and Throwback Thursday!

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Lifeguard is 70s background fodder, nothing more

Thursday, November 7, 2013
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This week’s Throwback Thursday entry should indeed be thrown back … thrown back in the water. Or you could use it as 96 minutes of aimless white noise.

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Two films for Halloween that fail to deliver the scares

Thursday, October 24, 2013
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It’s Throwback Thursday once again, and this week we take a look at two films that may or may not fulfill the requirements for must-see Halloween viewing.

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Throwback Thursday: Land of the Pharaohs

Thursday, August 1, 2013
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It’s Throwback Thursday and we’ll take a look at the 1955 widescreen epic ‘Land of the Pharaohs’ recently released from the Warner Archive Collection. But should this one have stayed in the vault?

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From the Vaults: A Big Hand for the Little Lady

Friday, June 28, 2013
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‘A Big Hand for the Little Lady’ is an amusing title for an amusing movie with a stellar cast.

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