Tag: Katharine Hepburn

Are You Not Entertained?

Here continues a monthly series sharing the music, books, and films that absorbed my time. THE MUSIC  The guitar and storytelling lyrics–it’s that rare, perfect album. A vinyl find at a garage sale, I rediscovered Making Movies, and it sounded just as sweet to my ears… Continue Reading “Are You Not Entertained?”

Lucky 13 Film Club: The Lion in Winter

Katharine Hepburn won an Oscar for Best Actress as Eleanor of Aquitaine. James Goldman won an Oscar for adapting his own play. John Barry‘s score won for Best Score. It’s 1182 and King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) is the scene-chewing roaring lion passionately defending… Continue Reading “Lucky 13 Film Club: The Lion in Winter”

Rooster Cogburn vs. Two Mules for Sister Sara

What’s interesting about Rooster Cogburn (1975) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)? Not the plot or even the acting. These are four legends playing their iconic selves transcending any conceived character on a script. Through the lens of hindsight, we can see similarities beyond the obvious–these films… Continue Reading “Rooster Cogburn vs. Two Mules for Sister Sara”