Frank Capra in Color – ‘A Hole in the Head’ & ‘Pocketful of Miracles’

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’

Quick Thoughts: Sidney Lumet’s ‘The Pawnbroker’

Sidney Lumet’s The Pawnbroker is a classic, featuring a remarkable performance from Rod Steiger. If you only think of Steiger who overacted too often, his performance here will completely change your mind. While Steiger was the only actor here to get and awards consideration, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Jamie Sanchez give incredible supporting performances. Boris Kaufman… Read More Quick Thoughts: Sidney Lumet’s ‘The Pawnbroker’