One of the first classic movies I fell completely in love with was Howard Hawks’ His Girl Friday. That was perhaps because I wanted to be a journalist and, while the field is very different today than it was then, it was kind of fun to see my chosen profession as the subject of a… Read More Lewis Milestone’s ‘The Front Page’
Here’s just a run-down of the rest of the films I saw last week. El Dorado – 1966, Howard Hawks – DVD – This was just fun. It really felt like just a bunch of guys getting together and making a movie for the hell of it. James Caan was priceless. Broken Arrow – 1950, Delmer Daves… Read More Spring Break Catch-Up
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
I was asked to do a longer feature over at Buzzlegoose, so I decided to write up a full piece on five of my favorite classic film directors, including John Ford, Howard Hawks, Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick and Alfred Hitchcock. Here’s the link: http://www.buzzlegoose.com/film/five-favorite-classic-film-directors-by-daniel-s-levine/.