"My format of comedy is still the same as ever. I gravitate toward scripts that put me in an untenable position. Then the rest of the picture is spent in trying to squirm out of it. Naturally, I always get the girl in the end." — Cary Grant

We are gratified to hear that Mr. Grant would have gravitated towards our own script for The Threat of Sex. And even more gratified to know that he, too, read scripts with furry accompaniment.

The only actor in history to receive two posthumous Oscar nominations, James Dean died 59 years ago today. What’s your favorite Dean performance?

It’s the first day of Autumn! Our Chief Operating Officer is celebrating the occasion by flying to Vermont, where autumn is an actual season and not just a word.

Meanwhile, the rest of our staff remains in Hollywood, celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month. Hey, when you’re stuck in a perpetual summer, you compensate as best you can.

“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison

If something has to be dressed in overalls, we would prefer it looks like Gary Cooper. But maybe that’s just us.

We’re honoring the day with a screening of Paul Greengrass’s United 93. If you haven’t seen this powerful and moving film, you’re missing out on a profound viewing experience.

Billy Wilder on film critic Judith Crist: “Inviting her to review one of your pictures is like inviting the Boston Strangler to massage your neck.”

Billy Wilder on film critic Judith Crist:

“Inviting her to review one of your pictures is like inviting the Boston Strangler to massage your neck.”

We’re all about the mocking.

We’re all about the mocking.

After decades of struggle, US women gained the right to vote 94 years ago today. A contemporary newspaper noted a “clamourous and deafening” celebration.

Grab your bells and whistles and make some noise in honor of the many women who fought for a voice in governing our country! Male or female, we have ALL benefited from their efforts.

Get out there and hug a tiger today!*

*Do not sue us if this ends badly for you.