My Date with Drew: TCM, Twitter, and Hate Watching

I never would have assumed that tweeting “With all due respect to the #TCMParty folk, Drew Barrymore deserves more respect” would have cost me five hours of my life and brought me the attention of a cyber stalker.  On the evening of May 11th, I fired that tweet off into the … Continue reading

2013 TCM Classic Film Festival: Suggestion Box

The fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was a fast and furious affair that paid tremendous dividends for Golden Age cinephiles.  Cultural Transmogrifier‘s chief film critic, Drew Morton, and writer Nicole Alvarado break down their experiences (which included over twelve movies across four days, celebrity Q&As, and too many cocktails by … Continue reading

2013 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day Four

The fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was a fast and furious affair that paid tremendous dividends for Golden Age cinephiles.  Cultural Transmogrifier‘s chief film critic, Drew Morton, and writer Nicole Alvarado break down their experiences (which included over twelve movies across four days, celebrity Q&As, and too many cocktails by … Continue reading

2013 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day Three

The fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was a fast and furious affair that paid tremendous dividends for Golden Age cinephiles.  Cultural Transmogrifier‘s chief film critic, Drew Morton, and writer Nicole Alvarado break down their experiences (which included over twelve movies across four days, celebrity Q&As, and too many cocktails by … Continue reading

2013 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day Two

The fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was a fast and furious affair that paid tremendous dividends for Golden Age cinephiles.  Cultural Transmogrifier‘s chief film critic, Drew Morton, and writer Nicole Alvarado break down their experiences (which included over twelve movies across four days, celebrity Q&As, and too many cocktails … Continue reading

2013 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day One

The fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was a fast and furious affair that paid tremendous dividends for Golden Age cinephiles.  Cultural Transmogrifier‘s chief film critic, Drew Morton, and writer Nicole Alvarado break down their experiences (which included over twelve movies across four days, celebrity Q&As, and too many cocktails … Continue reading

Cultural Transmogrifier Is Going On Hiatus

Hello Readers, First off, on behalf of everyone who has written and helped run Cultural Transmogrifer since it’s inception in November 2011, I’d like to say thank you for checking the site out. I have to announce that as of March 1st, Cultural Transmogrifier will be on a hiatus and … Continue reading

Oscar Snubs Throughout History, Part 2

Here is the final list of the top 5 Oscar oversights throughout history. Stay tuned on Sunday, February 24th at 7 PM EST for the 85th Academy Award Ceremony! Read 10 – 6 here. 5. 1996 Woody Harrelson is an eccentric actor who has played a variety of roles over … Continue reading

Maurice Sendak’s Last Completed Work: ‘My Brother’s Book’

Over the course of his life, Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated over a dozen widely acclaimed books, and illustrated almost eighty more. Although Sendak passed away last May at age 83, Harper Collins published his final volume in the US earlier this month, due out in the UK later this … Continue reading

‘Glee’ Season 4, Ep. 14 Review: “Did you Vapo-rape my ex-boyfriend?”

By Jennifer Lund Glee as a series started out channeling the sort of cockeyed optimism that kept Rachel Berry singing into her hairbrush at night and posting the videotaped results to her MySpace page – despite the hate they received. In fact, the series’ pilot featured club director Will Schuester … Continue reading