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Hot Cars (1956)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on May 1, 2016

Hot Cars Directed by Don MacDougall Written by Don Martin and Richard H. Landau from a novel by H. Haile Chace 1956/USA Schenck-Koch Productions/Bel-Air Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime This is a late “B” film noir.  It might be worth a watch for the ending. Nick Dunn (John Brom read more

MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE/THE DUNWICH HORROR Blu-ray Double Feature

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on May 1, 2016

Shout Factory, under the company's Scream Factory label, has released a Blu-ray double feature consisting of two American-International horror films: MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1971), and THE DUNWICH HORROR (1970). At first glance one would wonder why these two movies have been paired together, but read more

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of May 2, 2016

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 1, 2016

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), starring Audrey Hepburn, is one of the old Hollywood favorites airing on TCM this week. This week, TCM is airing great movies from stars like Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, and Mary Astor.  Plus, they are featuring films about siblings and old Hollywood's Europ read more

Dancing Legs Quiz ~ May 2016 Edition

Classic Reel Girl Posted by Bonnie on May 1, 2016

Take a look at the following partial pictures. Each pair belongs to a dancer whose birthday is this month. Name the dancer. Then give yourself a bonus point if you can name the movie. 1)   2) Good Luck! read more

Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979, Ivan Nagy)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 1, 2016

Captain America II: Death Too Soon, although it actually doesn’t have an onscreen subtitle, could just as well be called Captain America II: The Show No One Wants to See. I don’t even mean the eventual show (Death Too Soon is the second, Reb Brown-fronted CBS pilot), I mean this pilot m read more

Sam Peckinpah Goes Kung Fu in "The Killer Elite"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 1, 2016

At the outset of The Killer Elite (1975), Mike and George appear to be two happy-go-lucky mercenaries that work for a CIA contractor. That changes when George (Robert Duvall) kills a defector they're protecting--then shoots Mike (James Caan) in the knee and elbow. As George stands over his bleeding read more

TCM Classic Film Festival Day Four Films: CineGIFs #TCMFF #TCMFFSP #MovingPictures

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 1, 2016

Day Four: TCM Classic Film Festival GIFs Some more GIFs from the featured films on the last day of TCM’s Classic Film Festival, 2016! Enjoy! The Kid (1921) Horse Feathers (1932) She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) The Band Wagon (1953)   Cinema Paradiso (1988) ….. Until N read more

o/t: leisure reading during April

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Apr 30, 2016

Very few books read this month, mainly because I’ve been working my little, er, socks off checking the edits, copyedits and proofs of — then quickly doing the index for — my upcoming earthshattering masterpiece Eureka!: Fifty Scientists who Shaped Our World (coming this fall! hurry read more

The Searchers (1956)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 30, 2016

The Searchers Directed by John Ford Written by Frank S. Nugent from the novel by Alan Le May 1956/USA Warner Bros./C.V. Whitney Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #318 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   Ethan: That’ll be the day. My husband said “It’s that sad read more

TCM Classic Film Festival Day Three Films: CineGIFs #TCMFF #TCMFFSP #MovingPictures

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 30, 2016

Day Three, Part II: TCM Classic Film Festival GIFs Some more great GIFs from today’s Films Enjoy! Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943) The King and I (1956) Band of Outsiders (1964) ….. Others Include: Midnight (1939) The War of the Worlds (1953) Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968 read more

Coming in May

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Apr 30, 2016

May flowers will bring a month-long celebration of cinema to Old Hollywood Films. Here's what's coming up in May 2016: * 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the landmark film, Citizen Kane. I'll continue my 1001 classic movie series every Monday with a look at Orson Welles' masterpiece and thre read more

TCM Classic Film Festival Day Three Films: CineGIFs #TCMFF #TCMFFSP #MovingPictures

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 30, 2016

Day Three: TCM Classic Film Festival GIFs Some GIFs from the films being shown at the TCM Classic Film Festival today Enjoy! Intolerance (1916) Bambi (1942) > The Big Sleep (1946) ….. Others Include: The Big Sleep (1946) The Long Goodbye (1973) Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982) &# read more

Impulsos (2002)

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Apr 30, 2016

vt Impulses Spain / 88 minutes / color / Castelao, Filmax, TVE, Via Digital, ICAA, ICF Dir & Scr: Miguel Alcantud Pr: Julio Fernández Cine: Tote Trenas Cast: Ana Risueño, Daniel Freire, Walter Moreno, Miquel García Borda, Liz Lobato, Ruth Puebla, Michaela Brízová, Paloma Ruiz de Alda, Ricardo read more

April Quick Picks and Pans – Mystery Month

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Apr 30, 2016

Brick (2005) Writer/director Rian Johnson has masterfully distilled the tropes from classic noir to tell a tale of drugs, murder and greed, set around a high school milieu. Despite the modern setting, it could have easily taken place in the ‘40s, with a few minor tweaks. Joseph Gordon-Levitt c read more

The Four Feathers ( 1939 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 29, 2016

Every generation of the Favershams have had a military hero, but even as a boy Harry Faversham thought war futile and did not wish to follow in his illustrious family's footsteps. As his father explained to a comrade, "I send him to the best army school in England, spend half my time telling him abo read more

Starring in 'The Racquet-eer'

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Apr 29, 2016

It's no secret Carole Lombard loved her tennis, and this group of three pictures from the mid-1930s proves it. Above, she's practicing her game in 1935, as we see from the bottom of the image. (Can any of you make out the Paramount p1202 number? As is the case with her famed black swimsuit pose, I c read more

TCM Classic Film Festival Day Two Films: CineGIFs #TCMFF #TCMFFSP #MovingPictures Part Two

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 29, 2016

Day Two, Part II: TCM Classic Film Festival GIFs Some more GIFs from the wonderful films being shown today Enjoy! Trapeze (1956) The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Batman: The Movie (1966) ….. Other films include: The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Tea and Sympathy (1956) Pleasure Cruise read more

Old Hollywood Songs: The Man That Got Away

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Apr 29, 2016

Today's song is The Man That Got Away performed by Judy Garland in A Star Is Born (1954). Judy Garland's tour de force performance of The Man That Got Away in A Star Is Born (1954) sealed her status as one of the greatest singers in old Hollywood history, but the song did require a little fine t read more

CAFTAN WOMAN'S CHOICE: ONE FOR MAY ON TCM

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Apr 29, 2016

It's time to get your goof on, ladies and gentlemen.  Four legends - I do not use the term lightly - LEGENDS of the Silver Screen join forces to asphyxiate you with laughter.  Your mirth will be so great that you will struggle to find the breath to say "Stop, you're killing me!" The litt read more

TCM Classic Film Festival Day Two Films: CineGIFs #TCMFF #TCMFFSP #MovingPictures Part One

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 29, 2016

Day Two: TCM Classic Film Festival GIFs Day Two… Enjoy! Today’s Films include: The Pride of The Yankees (1942) The More The Merrier (1943) It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) ….. Until Later… – Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub Share this read more
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