Here are this week's list of bloggers extraordinaire...
First up, we get all glammed up as Kimberly (@GlamAmor) from GLAMAMOR brings us her latest entry for Style Essentials with "Ava Gardner is Dressed to Kill in Vera West for 1946's THE KILLERS"
Continuing in a fashionable theme, Kay (@KayStarStyle) from MOVIE STAR MAKEOVER reminisces on the best red carpet style successes from the Oscars with "Retro Red Carpet Review"
CAFTAN WOMAN (@CaftanWoman) revisits the fourteen original songs introduced by Bing Crosby, nominated for Best Song Oscars over the course of his film history in "Sing A Song of Oscar"
Minoo from CLASSIC MOVIE HUB BLOG (@classicmoviehub) takes a twist on the auteur theory with cinematographer master "Gregg Toland: The Second Genius of CITIZEN KANE"
Margaret (@MargaretPerryKH) of the MARGARET PERRY Blog takes a look at the Oscar nominated writing partnership and long-lasting friendships between the Kanin/Gordon writing team and Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in "Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin write for the silver screen's dream team"
Fritzi (@moviessilently) of MOVIES SILENTLY reflects back on the writing of the uniquely categorized nominations of the very first Oscars in "The Silent Oscars"
Kelly (@popcornnmovies) of ...ON POPCORN AND MOVIES devotes her post to the beautiful 2005 film adaption that practically swept all the "art" categories with six Academy Awards nominations, "MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA... in need of no words..."
THE VINTAGE CAMEO (@vintagecameos) waxes melancholy on the Oscar categories that have gone extinct with "Forgotten Oscars: Best Dance Direction"
IMAGINEMDD (@ImagineMDD) gets musical with her favorite Oscar song winners: "15 Great Early Best Original Song Oscar Winners"
Jack Deth posting on PAULA'S CINEMA CLUB lends huge kudos to 1976 Best Costume Design Oscar winners Milena Cannonero and Ulla-Britt Sonderlundin in, "Costuming BARRY LYNDON (1975) by Jack Deth"
Constance from SILVER SCENES Blog joins in with a delightful tribute to the entertaining editor with perfect comedic timing best known for his Disney films, "Editor- Cotton Warburton"
Victoria (@miss_vicki) of GIRLS DO FILM offers up a wonderful review of two films of the same story with Oscar winning results like Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design with, "The Spectacle of MOULIN ROUGE"
Angela (@MaterialGirl850) over at THE HOLLYWOOD REVUE orchestrates a melodic perspective on the magical relationship between film and song with, "The Power Of An Original Song"
Thanks so much to all of our wonderful bloggers for contributing their splendid write-ups! Be sure to read and comment on their blogs. Here's the full schedule of each themed week...
WEEK 1 - the weekend of Feb 1-2 - the topic: (read all the posts here->) SNUBS!
WEEK 2 – this weekend of February 8-9 – the topics are: Music, Costumes, Cinematography, Writing, etc. You name it, it’s in!
WEEK 3 – the weekend of February 15-16 – Actors! Lead and supporting take center stage!
WEEK 4 – the weekend of February 22-23 – The Directors!
WEEK 5 – the weekend of February 28-March 1 – THE MOVIES!
That's right- with three more weeks to go, there's still more time to join in the blogging fun! Since we're taking turns hosting, you can submit topics either by leaving comments on any of our blogs, via twitter or by email. We kindly ask that you please include the following:
- Title and link to your blog
- contact information
SO – write to your heart’s desire! Write one post or several on each topic. But write! And join us.
Happy Blogging, Oscar fans!