Joslyn Jay

I was once an exec for The Economist magazine. Nowadays, I'm a published poet, travel writer, and "vintage" pop culture blogger from the New York City area. I love movies, and especially those dusty old classics. I "heart" the rich history of film.

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Sean Connery
James Bond Special: 5 Classics Starring Sean Connery

In today’s Toast series, we pay tribute to the original Jame Bond spy, Oscar-winning actor…

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Anniversary Special: 5 Obscure Gems Starring Sophia Loren

She was called “Stuzzicadente” (toothpick). And as a girl during World War II, in her…

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7 Cult Classics From The 1970s

“Ladies and gentleman, start your engines,” because this gumball rally of 1970s cult classic flicks…

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6 Career Defining Films Of Robert Redford

In the Toast series today, we celebrate Hollywood legend and Oscar-winning director Robert Redford, whose illustrious…

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Martin Scorsese’s Favorite Movies: 10 Films The Director Wants You To See

Iconic filmmaker Martin Scorsese is as well-known for his masterpiece films as for his Favorite…

Deborah Kerr
Centenary Special: 7 Reasons To Love Deborah Kerr

In our Toast series today, we celebrate the luminous Deborah Kerr to commemorate her birth…

Natalie Wood
Anniversary Special: 4 Natalie Wood Classics

In the Toast series today, we celebrate the life of an icon cut short by…

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Birthday Special: 5 Essential Harrison Ford Films

In The Toast series today, we pay homage to the ultimate summer-action adventure hero and…

Katherine Hepburn
Remembering Katharine Hepburn On Her Death Anniversary

In the Toast series today, we look back at the dazzling, dynamic Hollywood icon Katharine Hepburn…

Al Pacino Godfather
A (God)father’s Day Toast To Al Pacino

In the Toast series today, we celebrate the legend who is many things – an Oscars darling,…

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James Stewart
A Birthday Tribute To ‘Vertigo’ Star James Stewart

In The Toast series today, we celebrate the wonderful life of one of America’s greatest acting…

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Mother’s Day Tribute To Olivia de Havilland

In our The Toast series today, we pay homage to one of Hollywood’s longest living…

Meryl Streep
An Ode To The Enigmatic, Unrivaled Meryl Streep

In our The Toast series today, we celebrate an actor par excellence, who embodies the spirit…

Gregory Peck
Birthday Toast To Gregory Peck, A Timeless Icon

Art is an important form of self-expression, and filmmaking is an enchanting, provoking, and at…

Christopher Plummer
A Tribute To The Legendary Christopher Plummer

“The hills are alive with the sound of music.”  But with one less beautiful voice. Actor…