Back To Broadway

In 1929, The Broadway Melody officially opened the era of the MGM musical. In 1935, The Broadway Melody of 1936 kicked things up a notch or five. It also is credited by some as the movie that saved MGM. Starring Eleanor Powell and Robert Taylor, The Broadway Melody of 1936 is at once typical and eye-popping. It's bigger, sparklier, and … Continue reading Back To Broadway

Broadway Bound 2020: Day Two

Day Two, everyone. We had a great time yesterday (find Day One's posts here), and now we've got more to come. So, here we go... 18 Cinema Lane starts us off with the famous tale of romance-by-proxy, Cyrano de Bergerac. Crítica Retrô goes full Capra with a review of the much-loved You Can't Take It With You. Dubsism gets … Continue reading Broadway Bound 2020: Day Two