Monthly Archives: May 2016


Jimmy Stewart and the American Dream

This post in honour of James Stewart’s birthday is an essay originally written for my “Crash to Crisis: American Cinema 1931-2015” course as part of my Film and Literature MA at the University of York. James Stewart’s star persona navigated the country’s disillusionment with the American dream in the years […]


The Great Katharine Hepburn Blogathon 2016 is upon us!

Visit the announcement post for more information about how you can participate. Today is Katharine Hepburn’s birthday (May 12) and we have an excellent line-up of posts from across the classic film blogosphere devoted to the life and films of this magnificent actress. A big thank you to everyone who has signed […]