‘Law And Order’ is a superior early Western talkie.… Read More TCMFF: Edward L. Cahn’s ‘Law and Order’ – Tombstone Style
Yesterday was Alfred Hitchcock’s 112th birthday, which I celebrated by watching Rear Window again. I also took the time to write another Top 10 list for TheCelebrityCafe.com, which covered the decade he dominated: the 1950s. I consider the ’50s Hollywood’s best decade and I could probably do an infinite list of the greatest films from that decade. Anyway,… Read More Top 10 Hollywood Films of the 1950s
My review of John Huston’s The Misfits (1961), starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe was just published by TheCelebrityCafe.com. You can read it here: http://thecelebritycafe.com/reviews/misfits-blu-ray-08-08-2011.
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!
Directed by John Huston Warner Bros. US, 100 minutes Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor There was actually a time when Bogie wasn’t the greatest star who ever lived. The Maltese Falcon, John Huston’s startling debut directorial effort, changed all that. Bogie became the greatest star and no one will ever even get close to how… Read More “The Maltese Falcon” (1941)
Directed by John Huston Devon Company/Allied Artists Pictures Corporation US, 129 minutes Starring Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer In John Huston’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s short story, The Man Who Would Be King, two British adventurers decide to take advantage of a leader-less society by taking advantage of their questionable past experiences. Sure, these… Read More “The Man Who Would Be King” (1975)
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