Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Best of the Cafe for 2014

With 2015 just around the corner, the Cafe's staff looked back over 2014 and selected our favorite posts of the year (you know, just in case you missed them!). It was a great year and we thank everyone who has visited this blog and especially those that left a comment. By the way, the posts below are listed in no particular order.

1. Our interview with the delightful Elke Sommer. (January 15)

2. The Five Best Cult Films of the 1960s. (April 28)

3. A review of My Cousin Rachel, which was part of the CMBA's Fabulous Films of the 1950s Blogathon. (May 22)

4. Our interview with author, actor, and grand storyteller Jim Rosin (whom Rick met at the Western Film Fair). (August 14)

5. A review of Delmer Daves' noir classic Dark Passage, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. (October 2)

6. British Classic Television A to Z, one of the most popular installments in our series of "A to Z" posts.

7. A tribute to the Boris Karloff-hosted classic TV series Thriller, posted as part of the Summer of Me TV Classic TV Blogathon hosted by the Classic TV Blog Association. (June 2)

8. Our James Stewart Blogathon, which featured many wonderful reviews of Mr. Stewart's films. (April 17)

9. Our interview with Deanna Brandenberger, exeuctive director of the Ava Gardner Museum in Smithfield, North Carolina. (September 29)

10. Our interview with the fascinating Piper Laurie, which Rick conducted during the Western Film Fair. (August 25)

We wish you all a happy New Year! See you in 2015.


  1. Excellent posts, all! Thanks for another fun year of tributes to classic films and television, Rick! And, Happy New Year!

  2. Wow! You've had an amazing year, Rick. All the best to you and your fab blog in 2015. :)