In Celebration: Elvis Presley at 79

Today is January 8th and it would have been Elvis Presley’s 79th birthday if he was still with us. I often spend this day listening to my favorite Elvis albums so today I thought I’d share 5 of my favorite Elvis songs from 5 of my favorite Elvis movies. Enjoy! “Jailhouse Rock” – from JAILHOUSE ROCK (1957) “Crawfish” – from KING CREOLE (1958) “Bossa Nova … Continue reading In Celebration: Elvis Presley at 79

Spellbinding Songs

During the month of October I’ll be sharing Halloween inspired music mixes that you can stream online at 8tracks. My first offering was called “Frankenstein-A-Go-Go” and this time I’m sharing a 12 song mix called “Spellbinding Songs” featuring songs recorded between 1955-1968 about witches and that old black magic that they weave so well. Enjoy! Track Listing: Eartha Kitt – I’d Rather Be Burned As … Continue reading Spellbinding Songs

Tura Satana – An American Icon

Tura Satana in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) Real bad girls who are beautiful as well as dangerous, are hard to come by. There are plenty of attractive and talented actresses who “play” action heroines in the movies but few seem like they can really hold their own off the set. They use stunt doubles for their action scenes and special effects to cover up … Continue reading Tura Satana – An American Icon

The New Cinema Retro

The latest issue of Cinema Retro recently arrived in my mailbox and I think it’s one of their best issues yet. It contains lots of great articles that will appeal to anyone who enjoys sixties and seventies era films as much as I do. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this magazine but if I haven’t convinced you to become a subscriber yet, you … Continue reading The New Cinema Retro

An Ann-Margret Retrospective

Happy Birthday, Ann-Margret! My favorite redhead was born on April 28 in 1941 and yesterday she celebrated her 66th birthday. To celebrate I thought I’d post an overview of some of the best films Ann-Margret made during the sixties and seventies as well as share some thoughts about her life and her work. Ann-Margret got her start in showbiz when she was 19-years-old after being … Continue reading An Ann-Margret Retrospective