Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Hello, Persephoneers! I hope you had fun this Halloween and aren’t too hungover from all of that leftover Halloween candy. We’re going to round out the 31 Days of Halloween with the classic film The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, released in 1947. It’s based on the novel by R. A. Dick and stars Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and a very young Natalie Wood. The film was directed by Joseph Mankiewicz and won the Academy Award for Cinemetography. Read More Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review: Splendor in the Grass

Hello, Persephoneers! It’s Friday, and it’s time for another classic movie pick. This week’s movie pic is Splendor in the Grass, released in 1961, and starring Warren Beatty, Natalie Wood, and Pat Hingle. It was directed by Elia Kazan. Read More Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review: Splendor in the Grass

News Appetizers: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: I’m a bleeding-heart liberal lady in my early 30s. The news depresses me. What do I do?

Gentle Reader: I’m afraid the news will suck no matter what. So just have a drink and be grateful for what you have.

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