Mr. Lucky (1943), directed by H.C. Potter, is a confusing movie, teetering on the edges of screwball comedy and serious crime drama. … Read More Filmstruck Diaries: Cary Grant in ‘Mr. Lucky’
For awhile, I wasn’t as well-versed in the goings on at 20th Century Fox during the Golden Age of Hollywood. I’d seen much of John Ford’s best work, which was made there during the ’40s, but I didn’t really know of the great wealth of stars Fox had. Rather blindly, I assumed MGM had the… Read More Bring Up Jeanne Crain and ‘People Will Talk’
Here is my latest list for The Celebrity Cafe, my Top 10 Hollywood Films of the 1940s. You can read it here: http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/top-10-hollywood-films-1940s-04-20-2011. Read on as to why I chose films like Rebecca, The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca as my favorite films from that great decade!
An Affair To Remember – 1957, Leo McCarey – TCM – I love Cary Grant. He’s easily one of my favorite actors and I could watch him in anything. A film like this is moving and beautiful and that first hour was amazing. The second hour is great as well and that was one heck… Read More 1/11/11: Romance and War