Goodbye Again, directed by Michael Curtiz, runs at such a speed that would even leave His Girl Friday catching its breath. … Read More Warner Archive Review: Michael Curtiz’s ‘Goodbye Again’
The 1941 classic, released on Blu-ray by Warner Archive, features one of Edward G. Robinson’s greatest roles.… Read More Warner Archive Blu-Ray Review: Michael Curtiz’s ‘The Sea Wolf’
Here’s a look at Criterion’s Blu-ray release of Mildred Pierce, starring Joan Crawford.… Read More Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Michael Curtiz’s ‘Mildred Pierce’
Movies about journalism from the 1930s are always fun. It’s great to see how my chosen profession worked at such a frenetic pace, even before computers, the Internet and everything else that is supposed to make reporting easier. But the fact is, news has always moved faster than a speeding bullet and competitors have always been… Read More Warner Archive Collection: ‘Front Page Woman’ with Bette Davis
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!
Here’s just a quick rundown of some films I’ve seen recently. Midnight Express – 1978, Alan Parker – I completely taken by surprise with this film. It’s fantastic and not one many people talk about today. While I don’t think it’s a classic picture, it’s still powerful. (As in, powerful enough to make me feel… Read More Recently Watched Films