Gay City News | Tag Archive | Fred Astaire
Quantcast

Home » Posts tagged with » Fred Astaire

Beat the Heat, Cinematically

Beat the Heat, Cinematically

BY DAVID NOH | The dog days of summer are already here, with wilting heat that makes escaping into an air-cooled moviehouse a highly sensible thing to do. The greatest movie dance team is being celebrated by Film Society of Lincoln Center with a complete retrospective, “Fred and Ginger.” The series kicks off on July […]

Nostalgia Nirvana

Nostalgia Nirvana

BY DAVID KENNERLEY | The concept is so smart and obvious, it’s a wonder nobody has executed it until now. Find an old Hollywood movie bursting with Irving Berlin tunes, freshen up the book, pack in even more Irving Berlin tunes, rework the choreography, cast a spirited ensemble full of triple-threats, and stage it as […]

Barrie Chase Remembers

Barrie Chase Remembers

BY DAVID NOH | For those of us forever enraptured by Hollywood’s Golden Age and its indelible personalities, chasing memories is a race against time, as each passing year sees fewer and fewer of them alive and well enough to tell their tales. Dancer Barrie Chase, one of the last studio contractees during the sunset […]

Movie Love in Cabo

Movie Love in Cabo

BY DAVID NOH | Cold as the proverbial witch’s titty here, it’s hard to believe I was recently sweating under the Mexican sun at the third annual Los Cabos International Film Festival (November 12-16). The place, so recently ravaged by Hurricane Odile, is still in a state of recovery. Piled onto that, the night I arrived, […]

Hotcha!: Film Forum Celebrates 27 Delicious Days of Delectable Dirt

Hotcha!:  Film Forum Celebrates 27 Delicious Days of Delectable Dirt

BY DAVID NOH | Forget westerns, film noirs and horror, the movie genre of genres as far as I’m concerned is Pre-Code, those films made before the puritanically restrictive Hays Code took control of censorship in 1934. Film Forum is hosting a four-week celebration of films made in 1933, just before that dreary takeover, by […]