With just over two weeks to go before the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival, the programmers have given us something to chew on: the program. (No, we’re not chewing on programmers, Dr. Lecter.) Going over the schedule and picking out which films to see and which to skip is like picking out your favorite child.… Read More TCM Classic Film Festival: What a schedule!
My latest Top 10 list for The Celebrity Cafe covers some of my favorite films that actually took home the Best Picture prize at the Oscars. I leaned heavily towards some of the more obscure winners to shed some light on them. You can catch the full list here: http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/top-10-best-picture-winners-04-27-2011.
Pygmalion (1938) Directed by Anthony Asquith & Leslie Howard UK, 96 minutes Starring Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller Major Barbara (1941) Produced & Directed by Gabriel Pascal UK, 121 minutes Starring Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) Produced & Directed by Gabriel Pascal UK, 128 minutes Starring Vivien Leigh, Claude Rains Androcles and the… Read More George Bernard Shaw on Film (1938-1952)
As a note, I’ve added an index page so that you can easily access my full-length reviews. I visited my uncle over the Presidents Day weekend, giving me plenty of time to vegetate and do…what else?… Watch more movies! Destry Rides Again – 1939, George Marshall – Universal DVD – Fun, bizarrely unique western with… Read More Presidents Day Mini-Break = More Time For More Movies
Rather than begin going through a ton of TCM recordings (including the two Von Sternberg/Dietrich films that were on the other night), I decided to finish watching the remaining BluRay discs I hadn’t sat through. Gone With The Wind – 1939, Victor Fleming – Warner BluRay – You can’t possibly write just a paragraph… Read More 1/5/11: 2 Epics