Tag: Joan Micklin Silver

Boy meets Girl under less than ideal circumstances: Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979) + John and Mary (1969)

Boy meets Girl under less than ideal circumstances: Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979) + John and Mary (1969)

March 8, 2017 | By

Reviews to unconventional romantic drama / comedies: Chilly Scenes of Winter / aka Head Over Heels (1979) on Blu from Twilight Time + John and Mary (1969) on DVD from Fox + the J&M soundtrack LP.

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BR: Chilly Scenes of Winter / Head Over Heels (1979)

BR: Chilly Scenes of Winter / Head Over Heels (1979)

March 8, 2017 | By

After Ann Beattie’s first novel was published, the producing team of Amy Robinson, actor Griffin Dunne, and actor Mark Metcalf optioned the film rights using money Metcalf earned from Animal House (1978). Around the same time, director Joan Micklin Silver was interested in adapting the novel for the big screen, and the quartet pooled their creative resources…

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