Kino Blu-Ray Review: Richard Brooks’ ‘Deadline-U.S.A.’ Starring Humphrey Bogart

While Humphrey Bogart fans like myself have known for awhile that Richard Brooks’ 1952 journalism movie Deadline-U.S.A. is a great film, it wasn’t available on home video at all until Kino released it as part of its Kino Lorber Studio Classics line this summer. … Read More Kino Blu-Ray Review: Richard Brooks’ ‘Deadline-U.S.A.’ Starring Humphrey Bogart

Hot And Bothered Blogathon: Cecil B. DeMille’s ‘The Sign of the Cross’

This post is my contribution to the Hot and Bothered: The Films of 1932 Blogathon, hosted by Once Upon A Screen and CineMaven’s Essays from the Couch. Let’s get this out of the way fast: Now that I have your attention… Cecil B. DeMille‘s The Sign of the Cross is one of the more notorious… Read More Hot And Bothered Blogathon: Cecil B. DeMille’s ‘The Sign of the Cross’

Warner Archive Review: Edmund Goulding’s ‘Blondie of the Follies’ with Marion Davies

In 1932, Edmund Goulding directed two films – Grand Hotel and Blondie of the Follies. While Grand Hotel won the Best Picture Academy Award and was a major success, Blondie of the Follies is an unknown film. It was finally released on DVD thought the Warner Archive Collection earlier this year and gives Marion Davies… Read More Warner Archive Review: Edmund Goulding’s ‘Blondie of the Follies’ with Marion Davies