When we think of Frank Capra, we instantly think of classics in black and white. It’s hard to come to grips with the idea that Capra actually did get a chance to make movies in color. His final two features were both in color and have been surprisingly released on Blu-ray within months of each… Read More Frank Capra in Color – ‘A Hole in the Head’ & ‘Pocketful of Miracles’
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and TCM’s Frank Capra: The Early Collection, released in 2012, is one of the essential sets released exclusively through TCM. None of the five films were previously available on DVD before it came out and each of them receive stunningly beautiful transfers for movies all over 80 years old. In addition,… Read More Frank Capra: The Early Collection
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.
Here are quick, one to two – word responses to the films I’ve watched in the past few days: It Happened One Night – 1934, Frank Capra – TCM OnDemand – Awesome. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington – 1939, Frank Capra – TCM OnDemand – Super Awesome. The Rules of the Game – 1939, Jean… Read More 1/12-14/11