Sour Wine

One of my favorite films is Carol Reed’s The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965), starring Rex Harrison and Charlton Heston.  It is based on the Irving Stone quasi-biography (of the same name) of sixteenth-century Italian artist, Michelangelo Buonoratti (d. 1564).  While the book is a cradle-to-grave historical novel, the film version is very specific –…

Maestro, If You Please…

Someone recently sold a slew of older movie soundtracks on CD to a local resale shop, so naturally, I had to jump and take my fill. 

A Sand Pebble

You might not be able to tell from the entries on this site, but I’ve interests other than food.  I love most vintage things, including movies and music.  On that note, I’m happy to report that I recently acquired the complete soundtrack recording to one of my all-time favorite films, now available from Intrada.