Tag Archives: MGM

Classic Cartoons and Classical Music

I’m relatively certain that I would have had little to no exposure to classical music without having watched copious amounts of cartoons. Those of us fortunate to have grown up during the 1970s will undoubtedly have feasted our eyes on … Continue reading


Peace on Earth, holiday cartoon from way back..

I can’t recall the first time I have seen this cartoon, but I was young.  It was very frightening to me.  The message of the cartoon got through to my young mind; that some wars just do not make any … Continue reading


Johnny Cool on DVD

Johnny Cool is a 1963 thriller directed by William Asher that stars Henry Silva and Elizabeth Montgomery. The movie is about a mob war, which is cool (Johnny Cool?), and the film is action packed, but before you watch it … Continue reading


Down Three Dark Streets on DVD

Down Three Dark Streets was a 1954 documentary-style film noir. It was directed by Arnold Laven with a screenplay written by Gordon and Mildred Gordon, based on their novel Case File FBI. In the film FBI agent John Ripley investigates … Continue reading


Curse of the Faceless Man on DVD

Curse of the Faceless Man is a B-movie gem that has just been re-released on DVD as part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection (I have no idea what that means). While I might not understand the collection, I am very … Continue reading


Celebrate 85 Years of MGM Films Digitally

In celebration of the MGM 85th Anniversary starting this week WB and MGM have combined their catalogs to present 100 iconic movies that were originally produced by MGM via TV through cable On Demand and on iTunes, PlayStation 3, Amazon … Continue reading