Films Watched July 2018

Here is the current list of the films I’ve seen for July 2018 A Passage to India (David Lean, 1984) Gone with the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (Tom O’Dell, 2015) This Is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner, 1984) Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Jake Kasdan, 2007) Homeboy (Michael Seresin,…

Imitation of Life – Two versions of the same tale

The 1933 novel, Imitation of Life, by Fannie Hurst has been adapted twice into feature films. Both versions center around the relationship of two single mothers raising their daughters and deal with issues of race identity and women’s place in society. The 1934 film stars Claudette Colbert as young widow, Bea Pullman, who provides for…