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The Suitor (1962)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 20, 2017

The Suitor Directed by Pierre Etaix Written by Pierre Etaix and Jean-Claude Carriere 1962/France C.A.P.A.C/Cocinor/Copra Films FilmStruck/First viewing If you like Tati, you really ought to give Etaix a try. Pierre (Etaix) is a truly strange and obsessive young man. As the movie begins, he seems read more

Noirvember is coming!

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Sep 20, 2017

Noirvember is coming! On September 20, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized You know how most people look forward to Halloween or Christmas or something like that when September comes? Well for me, the most exciting part of this time of year is always Noirvember. A read more

Woman on the Run (1950)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Sep 20, 2017

Flicker Alley debuts two brand-new restorations this week with the DVD/Blu-ray combo release of Too Late for Tears (1949) and Woman on the Run (1950). Public domain victims whose copies have proliferated on YouTube and other sites, Flicker Alley shows why, at least in the case of Woman on the Run, w read more

Film Noir Rd 6 now underway

All Good Things Posted by monty on Sep 19, 2017

Which film do you like more? Which film do you like more? Which film do you like more? Which film do you like more? Which film do you like more? Which film do you like more? read more

How the West Was Won (1962)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 19, 2017

How the West Was Won Directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway and George Marshall Written by James R. Webb 1962/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Cinerama Productions Co. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental   The big Cinerama moments are the parts I remember from my childhood.  They are still the best thing ab read more

In Kaye's Kitchen : Danny Kaye Cooks More than Comedy

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Sep 19, 2017

Danny Kaye loved to try new things and was always open to learning the necessary skills and then plunging right into an experience...with no fear of making a fool of himself. With this bravado he acquired proficiency in a number of different fields over the years: flying commercial aircraft, co read more

Book Review: "Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 19, 2017

Book Review: "Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget" Author Richard Barrios has chronicled the movie musical from the beginning of the sound era, starting with the very first one, The Broadway Melody (1929) and ending with La La Land (2016). In between there are 48 read more

The Whole Town’s Company (1935)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 19, 2017

Comic mayhem was always supercharged in the films of the 1930s because the buzz is palpable, the actors always endowed with certain oddities, and the corkscrew plot lines running rampant with absurdities of their own.  Penned by a pair of titans in Jo Swerling and Robert Riskin, The Whole Town’ read more

Trinity Twin Pack--Blu-ray Review

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Sep 18, 2017

Hen's Tooth Video has released THEY CALL ME TRINITY (1970) and TRINITY IS STILL MY NAME (1971) on Blu-ray as a twin pack set. These are two of the most famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) Spaghetti Westerns ever made. Italian actors Mario Girotti and Carlo Pedersoli (better known read more

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 18, 2017

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die Directed by Joseph Green Written by Joseph Green, original story by Green and Rex Carlton 1962/USA Rex Carlton Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Prime   Not the best in the “brain-in-a-bottle” genre. Dr. Bill Cortner is a hot-shot young surgeon. read more

The Greengage Summer

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Sep 18, 2017

Susannah York as Joss. Knowing my affinity for 1960s British cinema, my blogger friend Connie from Silver Scenes recently recommended The Greengage Summer (aka Loss of Innocence). Currently available on YouTube, it turned out to be an ideal way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Set 15 years after World read more

Musical Monday: Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: Shine on Harvest Moon (1944 read more

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

The 1960s have come represent a decade in turmoil, and that’s true.  With Vietnam, political and racial unrest, it doesn’t appear too far removed from our current times; but in the heart of the sixties, Beatlemania took over and defined the decade.  A Hard Day’s Night was the Beatles’ first read more

Screening of “Golden Boy” with discussion afterward September 23 at Daystar Center

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 18, 2017

Screening of “Golden Boy” with discussion afterward September 23 at Daystar Center “Stanwyck on State Street” Series: Golden Boy (1939)Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State StreetWhen: September 12, 2017Time: 6:45 p.m.Hosted by Stephen Reginald Golden Boy (1939 read more

Silents are Golden: “But They’re So Primitive!”– Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Sep 18, 2017

“But They’re So Primitive!” Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films It’s a conversation that fans of silent film are all very familiar with. You tell someone you love watching silents. They laugh. Then it dawns on them that you aren’t kidding, and they put on a serious expression read more

The Pirates of Blood River

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 17, 2017

The Pirates of Blood River Directed by John Gilling Written by John Hunter and John Gilling; story by Jimmy Sangster 1962/UK Hammer Films First viewing/Netflix rental The highlight of this movie is Christopher Lee and his French accent. A couple of generations ago, French Huguenots fled to the Is read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Sept. 18, 2017

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Sep 17, 2017

TCM is airing a night of films on Friday that were on a recent BBC list of The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time. Some Like It Hot starring Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon (pictured above) was No. 1 on that list. TCM is airing a an evening of films that were included on a recent BBC list of The 100 G read more

These Are the Damned (1962)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 17, 2017

These Are the Damned (AKA “The Damned”) Directed by Joseph Losey Written by Evan Jones from a novel by H. L. Lawrence 1962/UK Columbia Pictures Corporation/Hammer Studios/Swallow Productions Ltd. First viewing/Netflix rental The story is an uneasy mixture of JD movie with sci-fi thril read more

The Prison (2017, Na Hyeon)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 17, 2017

The Prison takes place in 1995. Is it because smartphones would ruin the execution of the premise? Or maybe something has changed in the South Korean prison system to no longer make the premise plausable? I don’t know. It’s a pointless and somewhat distracting detail. The premise pretends to be read more

Film Noir Rd 5

All Good Things Posted by monty on Sep 16, 2017

Film Noir Round 5 now underway. Matches will run through Monday 6pm. Film Noir Rd 5: Which film do you like more? Film Noir Rd 5: Which film do you like more? Film Noir Rd 5: Which film do you like more? Film Noir Rd 5: which film do you like more? Film Noir Rd 5: Which film do you read more
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