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The Prowler (1951)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 23, 2014

The Prowler Directed by Joseph Losey Written by Dalton Trumbo (originally credited as “Hugo Butler”); story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm 1951/USA Horizon Pictures First viewing/YouTube Joseph Losey turns film noir on its head with read more
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What Just Happened (2008)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Jared Bratt on Jul 23, 2014

I don’t think I’m alone on this — Every so often, one re-visits a film that didn’t exactly set the world on fire upon its initial viewing, yet for whatever reason, on the second screening (maybe a month later, maybe six years read more
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TCM Summer Under the Stars (SUTS) 2014

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jul 23, 2014

TCM Summer Under the Stars (SUTS) 2014 Every day pretty much looks LIKE THIS when you're a TCM junkie. Holy. Cow. This is what inevitably spills out of my mouth every August thanks to TCM's Summer Under the Stars (SUTS) programming. Every read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jul 23, 2014

Gloria DeHaven (89) Michael Wilding (1912-1979) Florence Vidor (1895-1977) Harry Cohn (1891-1958) Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) Emil Jannings (1884-1950) Image Source read more
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The Virgin Queen (1955)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jul 23, 2014

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know of my love for Tudor dramas. The only one I reviewed prior to this is Cate Blanchett‘s Elizabeth. How funny then I’m reviewing another Queen Elizabeth film today, but this one read more
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I’ll Follow You Down (2013, Richie Mehta)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 23, 2014

There are a handful of easily fixable problems with I’ll Follow You Down. Director Mehta shoots it in Panavision aspect ratio and doesn’t know what to do with all the width. Combined with Tico Poulakakis’s lens flare happy cinemato read more
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Mini Tribute: James Whale at Work

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jul 22, 2014

  Born July 22, 1889 Director James Whale! James Whale directed over 20 feature films from 1930 through 1941, most notably three iconic horror classics: Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He also read more
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10 Classic Movies Directed by James Whale

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jul 22, 2014

Born on July 22, 1889, the English director James Whale stands with Tod Browning as one of the most important developers of the 1930s horror genre. Both directors worked to give the iconic Universal horrors their sense of style, but Whale set the bar read more
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Satan Met a Lady, Happy Anniversary! Premiered on July 22, 1936

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jul 22, 2014

This was the day that Satan Met a Lady, July 22, 1936. Ah, but the reviews were not so keen. The Modern Screen gave the film a one-star out of a possible five, which was a poor rating;[1] going further the magazine said that this was Warner’s prize read more
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Tension (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 22, 2014

Tension Directed by John Berry Written by Allen Rivkin based on the story by John D. Klorer 1949/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Film Noir Classics Vol. 4 DVD This is a nice little story with a good performance by noir queen Audrey Totter as th read more
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Photoplay Cookbook: Virginia Valli’s “Eggs with Pate de Foie Gras”

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jul 22, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on July 22, 2014 in Article, Blog, Feature, Photoplay Cookbook Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes that I hav read more
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Top 5 Summer Vacation Movies

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Wade Sheeler on Jul 22, 2014

Nothing’s worse than watching Christmas movies in July, or warm weather ones when it’s snowing outside. So now that the sun is out and the heat is on, why not pull out some of these favorites that remind us why summer’s were meant read more
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The Queen of Technicolor, in person: Maureen O’Hara

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

Irish actress Maureen O’Hara, pictured here in the 1950s. Hundreds of people stood waiting, excitedly chattering. A line wrapped up and down an alley at least four times and stretched out to Hollywood Boulevard. When the doors to El Capitan Th read more
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Birthdays

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jul 22, 2014

James Whale (1889-1957) Image Source read more
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The Mark of Zorro (1940) with Tyrone Power

Classic Film Freak Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

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Phone Call From a Stranger (1952)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

You can always tell a Jean Negulesco picture. His works are usually polished melodramas where the romance is heavily steep in morality, a sermon on celluloid. Some of his works I enjoy for their light diversionary quality (The Pleasure Seekers, for read more
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Mini-Review: Even the Rain

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Jul 22, 2014

Introduction This is a post that is a repurposing of an old-school Mini-Review Round-Up post. As stated here I am essentially done with running multi-film review posts. Each film deserves its own review. Therefore I will repost, and at times add to, read more
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Pic of the Day: “Speedtrap” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jul 22, 2014

For mindless summer drive-in fare, you could hardly do better than Earl Bellamy‘s Speedtrap (1977). Here Larry Loomis, Italian gangster (??), has been sucker-punched by private eye Pete Novick (Joe Don Baker) and is none too happy about it. Ba read more
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Could Woody's latest have used Carole's 'Magic'?

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jul 22, 2014

There's Carole Lombard with John Barrymore, both under the watchful eye of director Howard Hawks in "Twentieth Century." We bring this up because Lombard and Barrymore were cited in a review of the latest film from a director who perhaps admires clas read more
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Mini-Review: The Brotherhood

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Jul 21, 2014

Introduction This is a post that is a repurposing of an old-school Mini-Review Round-Up post. As stated here I am essentially done with running multi-film review posts. Each film deserves its own review. Therefore I will repost, and at times add to, read more
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Benedict’s Turing Is As Much An Enigma As The Code – Here’s The First Trailer For The Imitation Game (2014)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jul 21, 2014

I’ve always been a fan of stories about codes and code breakers, especially during wartime, and the lengths that both sides will go to to figure out what messages the other is sending. Whether it’s films based on a particular machine, or read more
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Remembering James Garner

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jul 21, 2014

Remembering James Garner Turner Classic Movies Remembers as only they can Posted by Stephen Reginald at 4:03 PM Reactions:  Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest read more
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Go see “Snowpiercer” … if you can

Random Pictures Posted by Amy on Jul 21, 2014

Go. Now. I had the good fortune to be in Los Angeles when Bong Joon-ho’s new film, “Snowpiercer,” opened there mid-July. So, I dragged my mom to see it at the only place it was playing on the West Side, a somewhat run-down multiplex read more
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They Won’t Believe Me (1947)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 21, 2014

They Won’t Believe Me Directed by Irving Pichel Written by Jonathan Latimer and Gordon McDonnell 1947/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Amazon Prime Instant Video   Robert Young plays an adulterer and liar with the same sober sincerity read more
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Go away or I shall taunt you a second time! Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jul 21, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on July 21, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor I wish I had weird little picture frame windows so I can do this to people who annoy me. “Oh, I love old movies! Like, from 2010 even!” Shove! Slam! Ha! “I haven’t ever se read more
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God Speed James Garner

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Jul 21, 2014

James Garner and his wife Lois Fleischman Clarke. Source: AP James Garner  1928-2014  I was very sad and somewhat shocked to hear of the death of actor James Garner. On screen, he was always charming and gave consistently good performa read more
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Side Street (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 21, 2014

Side Street Directed by Anthony Mann Written by Sydney Boehm 1949/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Film Noir Classic Collection Vol. 4 DVD   This movie has everything you could possibly ask from a fillm noir except the femme fatale. Joe Nor read more
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James Garner (1928 - 2014)

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Jul 21, 2014

  James Garner, whose great ease and charm on screen has convinced generations that he was only playing himself, does his thing in the greatest comedy-western of all time, 1969s Support Your Local Sheriff!. Written by William Bowers and direct read more
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After Hours (1985)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Robert Liwanag on Jul 21, 2014

On first viewing, After Hours seems like something of an anomaly. Even for a filmmaker like Martin Scorsese – who had already made a musical, a concert documentary and a dark comedy at the time – his 1985 effort feels incredibly different. But After read more
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What inspires me to blog!

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jul 21, 2014

What inspires me to blog! Books, books, and more books! // This will come as no surprise to anyone who really knows me. If there is one thing that I can assure you of, it's that I will never leave the house - or, indeed my bedroom - witho read more
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