Warner Archive Review: Mary Pickford’s ‘Coquette’

While the Warner Archive Collection’s Blu-ray releases get most of the attention these days, the label has still found plenty of rare movies to release on DVD only, even in its 10th year of existence. One release that surprisingly flew under the radar is the first ever DVD release of Coquette, Mary Pickford’s first talkie… Read More Warner Archive Review: Mary Pickford’s ‘Coquette’

Warner Archive Review: ‘Soldiers Three’ with Stewart Granger and Walter Pigeon

The ultimate adventure movie based on a Rudyard Kipling story is George Stevens’ Gunga Din, made by RKO in 1939 and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as a trio of British soldiers on misadventures in India. A near perfect film and blockbuster at the time of its release, it seems obvious… Read More Warner Archive Review: ‘Soldiers Three’ with Stewart Granger and Walter Pigeon

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon – ‘Let It Be’: It Don’t Come Easy

My contribution to this year’s 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon is a look at Let It Be, the winner of the Best Original Song Score Oscar at the 43rd Academy Awards. Thanks to Once Upon A Screen, Outspoken & Freckled and Paula’s Cinema Clubfor hosting this blogathon, and giving me an opportunity to share a look at this fascinating documentary. My entry last year was on A Man For All Seasons. The Beatles’ Let It Be is one… Read More 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon – ‘Let It Be’: It Don’t Come Easy