Category Archives: Classic

WHAT THE HELL YOU DOING WITH MY MONEY IN YOUR HOUSE?: It’s a Wonderful Life

Hi, this is Diana, the person who rarely writes these essays. I’m writing now because, despite being a jaded individual who hates schmaltz, I love It’s a Wonderful Life. I had never seen this movie until a few years ago. … Continue reading

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RIP Penny Marshall, Director, Actress, and The Babysitter Bandit

Today we learned that Penny Marshall has passed away at 75. Penny Marshall may be most well-known to older folks as Laverne from the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley.” Movie fans will also know her as the director of the Tom Hanks-starring … Continue reading

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Simpsons Peaks: The Rock Bottom Interview

from SIMPSONS PEAKS by Joel Day This is the third in Flim Springfield’s series covering the return of Twin Peaks, and its connections to The Simpsons, and Simpsons fandom. Tonight we’re speaking to Tricia Bogumill: Simpsons fan, Twin Peaks fan, … Continue reading

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The Simpsons Index: The Rock Bottom Interview

Last month, FLIM Springfield was pleased as punch to receive a box of surprise gifts all the way from Australia, from the good folks at The Simpsons Index! The Index is a blog and podcast working to review and catalogue on a … Continue reading

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We The Purple: Recasting Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

We’re recasting our second Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, just in time for the 2016 Federal election! ­ Stewart made a lot of films, across a handful of well-trod genres. Mr. Smith though is his most civic-minded, … Continue reading

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Flimtoberfest! (Week 4)

Days 1-7 here! Days 8-14 here! Days 15-21 here! We are in the home stretch here, people! For the last 10 days of the month, we’ll be posting some of our secret costume reserve: our personal favorites! Day 22: If … Continue reading

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Flimtoberfest! (Week 3)

Days 1-7 here Days 8-14 here! Day 15… That’s the spirit Apu, adapt those historical costumes to fit you! If you want Dracula to wear roller skates go for it! Does your Darth Vader have pink Hello Kitty accents? Cool! Does … Continue reading

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