Who Watches The Waltons Nowadays?

The Waltons

One of the iconic TV shows who fascinated the public throughout the 1970s, The Waltons remains one of the most re-watched Hallmark series. There is really nothing to object to this superbly realized family drama. Seeing how inspiring it is to countless viewers, the slightest attempt to bring it down is exposed as a superficial […]

Clint Eastwood and Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino

Four years passed between Million Dollars Baby and Gran Torino – four years in which Clint Eastwood settled to staying behind the camera. So the question that was asked was whether he hunted for a project like Gran Torino in order to act again. As Clint Eastwood said, he didn’t do that. In his own […]

A Slow Change Of Pace

The Honeymooners

When the Classic 39 debuted, it was still an early moment in the life of television, especially when considering that this was one of the first sitcoms. Given the social context (in which families moved to the suburbs and the good jobs were the corporate ones), Honeymooners can be considered as belonging exactly to this […]

A Hypothetical Conversation With Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs as Florence Johnston

Marla Gibbs is one of the few original cast members that are still with us to this day. To this day, her most important role seems to be the one that also made her famous: the feisty maid Florence Johnston in The Jeffersons. In one of her interviews, she says that she was actually working […]