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Movies

Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: Show Boat (1951)

This week’s classic movie pick masks the seriousness of some of the topic in the plot with glossy musical numbers and an engaging love story. The film is¬†Show Boat, made in 1951 and based on the Edna Ferber novel and the musical of the same name by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The film […]

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Books

Summer Reading: Four Books That Were Made into Classic Films

Looking for a beach read that has some¬†substance? Here are four books that promise to have both, and there’s a bonus: Each of these books was the basis for a classic film that you can watch once you’re finished. How cool is that?