Noirvember Review: Nicholas Ray’s ‘On Dangerous Ground’

Early in Nicholas Ray’s career, he almost exclusively directed film noir. While some of his early efforts are true classics, particularly In A Lonely Place (1950), there’s a case to be made that On Dangerous Ground (1951) is the first true “Nick Ray movie.” It’s a film about two troubled characters who shouldn’t even be… Read More Noirvember Review: Nicholas Ray’s ‘On Dangerous Ground’

Warner Archive Review: The Robert Montgomery Collection

In 2011, Warner Archive finally gave us a box set of Robert Montgomery MGM films. Titled The Robert Montgomery Collection, the four-disc set includes eight films, all of which run under 90 minutes. The collection isn’t exactly career-spanning, but it provides a fun look at Montgomery’s career at MGM and mostly works as a lost… Read More Warner Archive Review: The Robert Montgomery Collection

Warner Archive Review: Edmund Goulding’s ‘Blondie of the Follies’ with Marion Davies

In 1932, Edmund Goulding directed two films – Grand Hotel and Blondie of the Follies. While Grand Hotel won the Best Picture Academy Award and was a major success, Blondie of the Follies is an unknown film. It was finally released on DVD thought the Warner Archive Collection earlier this year and gives Marion Davies… Read More Warner Archive Review: Edmund Goulding’s ‘Blondie of the Follies’ with Marion Davies