“Gaslighting” is thrown around a lot today, but some are probably not aware of the term’s origin. It comes from the 1944 MGM melodrama Gaslight, in which a husband torments his wife in an elaborate scheme to steal her family’s jewels. The wife is played by Ingrid Bergman, who won her first Best Actress Oscar… Read More Warner Archive Blu-Ray Review: George Cukor’s ‘Gaslight’
In 1945, Ingrid Bergman reached the height of her popularity. Three years after saddling audiences with Casablanca, she made three movies – Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound, Leo McCarey’s The Bells of St. Mary’s and Sam Wood’s Saratoga Trunk. These were all huge hits for Bergman and the studios they were produced at, but the third film… Read More ‘Saratoga Trunk’ starring Gary Cooper & Ingrid Bergman
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!
With this being my last semester, I finally decided that it was time to check out exactly what Hofstra’s media library had. So far, I’ve sat through just three films mostly because you have to actually watch their movies in their library. That’s right – they don’t trust the student body. All three of the… Read More Raiding The School’s Media Library