Category Archives: Superb Cinema

Charming Gentleman: Cary Grant

For my 100th post, I thought I’d honor Cary Grant on his birthday! Thank you for reading Oh Lovely Lolo! Interviewer: “Everybody would like to be Cary Grant.” Cary Grant: “So would I.” Archibald Alexander Leach (1904-1986) was born on … Continue reading

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Superb Cinema: Beauty and the Beast 3D

“Be our guest.” ~Lumiere In selected theaters today, Beauty and the Beast is coming back to the big screen for a limited time! I have one really special memory about this classic movie. When I was younger and my family … Continue reading

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Superb Cinema: Midnight in Paris

Man Ray: A man in love with a woman from a different era. I see a photograph! Luis Buñuel: I see a film! Gil: I see insurmountable problem! Salvador Dalí: I see rhinoceros! ~Tom Cordier as Man Ray, Adrien de Van as Luis … Continue reading

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DIY: Holly Golightly Earplugs

“All the time, a disturbance! I get no sleep! I got to get my rest! I’m an artist!” ~Mickey Rooney as Mr. Yunioshi in Breakfast at Tiffany’s ***UPDATE! You can now buy these ear plugs on my Etsy site by clicking here. I … Continue reading

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Superb Christmas Cinema: Christmas in Connecticut

“Arrange it, are you crazy? Where am I gonna get a farm? I haven’t even got a window box!” ~Barbara Stanwyck as Elizabeth Lane in Christmas in Connecticut Out of all the Christmas movies out there, Christmas in Connecticut has … Continue reading

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Superb Cinema: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

“You could always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. I must say, the mind reels.” ~Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s In the early morning, a taxi … Continue reading

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Lovely Lady: Sofia Coppola

“That’s the way I work: I try to imagine what I would like to see.” ~Sofia Coppola Sofia Carmina Coppola (1971-present) was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York, as youngest child and only daughter of … Continue reading

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Charming Gentleman: Truman Capote

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”  ~Truman Capote Truman Streckfus Persons (1924-1984) was born on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His mother, Lillie Mae Faulk, was 17 at the time of his birth and his … Continue reading

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Superb Cinema: Hitchcock Blondes

It is getting close to Halloween so things might start to get a little spooky here on Oh Lovely Lolo! “Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.” ~Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock has … Continue reading

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Superb Cinema: The National Parks: America’s Best Idea

“None of Nature’s landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild.” ~John Muir Ken Burns’ documentary on The National Parks debuted on PBS in late 2009. Mr. Burns, a world-renowned documentary film maker, teamed with Dayton Duncan to create … Continue reading

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