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Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Feb 24, 2017

Rocco and His Brothers (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)  Directed by Luschino Visconti Written by Luschino Visconti, Suso Cecchi d’Amico et al 1960/Italy/France Titanus/Les Films Marceau Repeat viewing/my DVD collection One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   Three hours of sadness and read more

Announcing The Great Villain Blogathon 2017!

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Feb 24, 2017

Here we go again, y’all!! Join us! Speakeasy Time once again to face the evil with the annual Big Bad Blogathon celebrating cinema’s worst villains. View original post 190 more words ~ by shadowsandsatin on February 24, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized Stuff read more

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The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Feb 23, 2017

One of my latest low-priced DVD pickups is the 1969 Western 100 RIFLES, starring Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, and Burt Reynolds. 100 RIFLES, despite being a 20th Century Fox movie, was filmed entirely in Spain, where many Spaghetti Westerns were being made at the time. 100 RIFLES tries very hard to see read more

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Feb 23, 2017

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Directed by Jim Sharman Written by Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brien from O’Brien’s original musical play 1975/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Michael White Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You read more

Silence (2016)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 23, 2017

If we can take Martin Scorsese’s varied film career as a reflection of the human experience, then his completion of his long-awaited passion project Silence is not all that surprising. He’s crafted numerous classics, countless cultural touchstones, some spiritual, some historical, and so read more


The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Feb 23, 2017

Based on a true story, Lion shows us the story of a young boy who got lost in Calcutta, India in the mid 1980s and the journey of the boy twenty five years later searching for his lost past. In India, five year old Saroo (Sunny Pawar) has a mother, a little sister and a teenage brother, Guddu (Abhi read more

Chicago Film Club field trip: “All About Eve” March March 5 at ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Road

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Feb 23, 2017

Chicago Film Club field trip: “All About Eve” March March 5 at ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Road Where: ShowPlace ICON, 150 W. Rosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60605 When: March 5, 2017 Time: 2:00 p.m. Hosted by Stephen Reginald Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes From the moment she glimpses he read more

The Big Short

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Feb 23, 2017

The Big Short (Adam McKay, 2015) Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. As Hollywood is telling financing success (see The Wolf Of Wall Street) and c read more

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 2

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 23, 2017

‘What? They never won an Oscar?!’ Part 2 On February 23, 2017February 23, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized   Carole Lombard My Man Godfrey, 1936/37 I love Carole Lombard in everything. I am constantly amazed at how effortlessly funny and read more

Book Review--The Art of Selling Movies

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Feb 23, 2017

The Art of Selling Movies John McElwee GoodKnight Books, 2017 In the early years of cinema, movie theater owners in cities and towns across the USA found that drawing crowds was just as much an art as the film itself. Before radio ads and TV commercials, pen and ink advertisements in print media we read more

Son of Dracula: "Don't say that word. We don't like it."

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Feb 23, 2017

Yes, Alucard spelled backward is.... Universal's best 1940s fright film was a rare collaboration between brothers Robert and Curt Siodmak. Robert, who directed, injects his noir sensibilities into the horror genre. He makes Son of Dracula a visually and thematically dark picture with a downbeat end read more

My First Time with Buster Keaton: One Week

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Feb 22, 2017

Writing about Buster Keaton’s films has always been a pleasant experience for me. When Lea from Silent-Ology announced that she’ll be hosting the Buster Keaton Blogathon for a third consecutive year, I couldn’t skip this most amazing event. This year is a special one, as 2017 mark read more

Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: North by Northwest” (Giveaway runs 2/22 through 3/18)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Feb 22, 2017

Win Tickets to see “North by Northwest” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 5! “That’s funny, that plane’s dustin’ crops where there ain’t no crops.” CMH is thrilled to announce the 4rth of our 14 movie ticket giveaways read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Feb 22, 2017

Akira Kurosawa cinematic artist Today I talk about Akira Kurosawa again in my second follow up artcle to my throne of blood review. Akira Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 yet many know so much about his wonderful character drive read more

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Feb 22, 2017

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki) Directed by Mikio Naruse Written by Ryuzo Kikushima 1960/Japan Toho Company Repeat viewing/FilmStruck   I love this beautiful, heartbreaking and infuriating film. Keiko (Hideo Takamine) is a widow and the manager of a bar in the read more

Paris After Dark (1943)

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Feb 22, 2017

US / 85 minutes / bw / TCF Dir: Léonide Moguy Pr: André Daven Scr: Harold Buchman Story: Georges Kessel Cine: Lucien Andriot Cast: George Sanders, Philip Dorn, Brenda Marshall, Madeleine LeBeau, Marcel Dalio, Robert Lewis, Henry Rowland, Gene Gary, Curt Bois, Michael Visaroff, Ann Codee, Jean Del read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Feb 21, 2017

Akira Kurosawa The samurai master Today i talk about Akira Kurosawa again in my follow up to my throne of blood review. Akira Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 yet many know so much about one of his personal trademarks of many of read more

Two Women (1960)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Feb 21, 2017

Two Women (La Ciociara) Directed by Vittorio De Sica Written by Cesare Zavattini and Vittorio De Sica from a novel Alberto Moravia 1960/Italy/France Compagnia Cinematographica Champion, Cocinor, etc. Repeat viewing/Cinefest Free Trial on Amazon The story is set in the days and weeks following the read more

The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters ( 1963 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 21, 2017

"By riverboat and wagon train, Old Doc McPheeters crossed the plains,  And told his son, keep moving on there's gold in old California,  Go westward ho, young Jaimie-O, and you'll find fortune and fame."  With these words began The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, a short-lived, but ver read more