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Fast Company

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Mar 20, 2019

(1979) Directed by David Cronenberg; Written by David Cronenberg, Phil Savath and Courtney Smith; Starring: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell, Don Francks, Cedric Smith and Judy Foster; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: *** “Fast Company to me is r read more

Die Vierte Macht (2012)

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Mar 20, 2019

Germany / 117 minutes / color with bw flashbacks / UFA Cinema, Seven Pictures, UPI Dir: Dennis Gansel Pr: Nina Maag, Thomas Peter Friedl, Nico Hofmann Scr: Dennis Gansel, Florian Schumacher Cine: Daniel Gottschalk Cast: Moritz Bleibtreu, Kasia Smutniak, Max Riemelt, Mark Ivanir, Yevgenij Sitochin, R read more

THE OPPOSITE SEX: Are You Going To Sydney’s?

Christy Putnam Posted by Christy Putnam on Mar 20, 2019

Are You Going to Sydney’s? In 1956’s The Opposite Sex, Sydney’s is the spa salon standing in for New York’s Elizabeth Arden, when miracles occur and ladies transform themselves into carbon copies of the latest style icons….   Olga, played by Bewitched’s Alice read more

APOLLO 11

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Mar 20, 2019

The new documentary APOLLO 11 is absolutely stunning. Director-editor Todd Douglas Miller assembled the film from hundreds of hours of actual NASA footage and audio produced over the course of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. The picture and sound quality was cleaned up, and the result, when seen read more

It's Fashion Week..classic movie actress tourney style begins now

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 20, 2019

1 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish? 2 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish? 3 of 8: Fashion Week - Who's more stylish? 4 of 8:  Fashion Week - Who's more stylish? 5 of 8: Fashion Week - Who is more stylish? 6 of 8:  Fashion Week - Who's more stylish? 7 of 8 read more

The Black Swan (1942)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 19, 2019

If you make your way to this swashbuckler you’ll find a movie set in The Spanish Main as England has just brokered a peace treaty with their imperialistic competitors. As you probably already surmised, you might as well leave your textbooks on maritime history at home because there’s no read more

book: The Shadow Collector’s Apprentice (2012) by Amy Gordon

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Mar 19, 2019

I came across this book in a catalogue when I was looking for B.A. Shapiro’s The Collector’s Apprentice. The blurb reminded me of F.E. Higgins’s The Black Book of Secrets, a novel that I adored a few years back. What larks, I thought: I’ll give this a try. Well, this isnR read more

The 2nd Great Hammer-Amicus Blogathon – Participant Roster

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Mar 19, 2019

We’re back for round two, with The 2nd Great Hammer-Amicus Blogathon, running June 14th-16th, and hosted by Yours Truly along with my superb co-host Gill Jacob from Realweegiemidget Reviews. You can find all the details here. So far, we have a fantastic line-up, but there’s plenty of roo read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Mar 19, 2019

Nancy wake the white mouse Nancy Wake was far from a damsel in distress, and by the end of the war was number one on the Gestapo’s Most Wanted list. On March 1, 1944, French Resistance Captain Henri Tardivat found Nancy Wake tangled in a tree. As he looked up at her hanging from the branches read more

Good morning, Iowa -- Clark and Carole are married!

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Mar 19, 2019

The somewhat secretive nature of the relationship between Carole Lombard and Clark Gable may explain why no photos exist from their wedding ceremony of March 29, 1939. (The photo above was taken the following day, when the couple met reporters.) * First, they exchanged vows in Kingman, Ariz., far fr read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Mar 18, 2019

  mighty Joe young Mighty Joe Young”(1949) has always been a favorite of mine ever since I saw it for the first time saw it. I am a huge fan of the works of Willis Obrien and Ray Harryhaussen worked together on this movie as this classic movie i talk about in my review today as simply an read more

Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest Posted by Joey on Mar 18, 2019

 Captain Marvel  Captain Marvel is also a warm welcome to the marvel cinematic universe. Brie Larson is captain marvel as she truly is the defined Carol Danvers on the screen as i seen movie frist time today i talk about in my review how this movie is such marvelous gem.   Captain Marvel review read more

COMEDY GOLD #13: The morning routine from The More The Merrier (1943)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Mar 18, 2019

COMEDY GOLD #13: The morning routine from The More The Merrier (1943) On March 18, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized One of the most endearing rom-coms of all time, the premise of The More the Merrier (dir. George Stevens, 1943) is full of comedic potentia read more

book: Blueprint for Murder (1948) by Roger Bax

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Mar 18, 2019

A crime novel that really falls into three parts yet by whose end I felt as if everything had been pulled together very satisfactorily. One carp: This is billed as an “Inspector James Mystery” yet there’s actually very little detection involved in the tale. Essentially, James (who read more

The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 18, 2019

The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV) Directed by Roberto Rossellini Written by Philippe Erlanger, Jean Gruaut, and Roberto Rossellini 1966/France Office de Radiodiffusion Television Francaise First viewing/Netflix rental   Rossellini embraces the bizarre in his h read more

Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy (2019, Tim Mahoney)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 18, 2019

When I decided to write about Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy, it was because I wanted to make the wee dick move of putting it in Stop Button’s rarely used “Cult” category. Thought it’d be funny. Controversy, which never suggests it’ll be anything but writer-director-star Mahoney read more

The musical side of Carole in 'Jeopardy!'

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Mar 18, 2019

We send best wishes to Alex Trebek, whose "Jeopardy!" reverse-quiz show has been a constant site of Carole Lombard cultural references (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/44141.html, https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/859935.html). But look at that stunning photo above, Paramount p1202-681, th read more

Seven Things to Know About Constance Towers

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 18, 2019

1. Constance Towers' first lead role was opposite John Wayne and William Holden in John Ford's 1959 Civil War Western The Horse Soldiers. She was 26 years old. Towers followed it up with another John Ford film: Sergeant Rutledge (1960). 2. Her most famous movies, though, are two Samuel Fuller read more

Musical Monday: On with the Show! (1929)

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Mar 18, 2019

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 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: On With The Show! (1929) read more

Blood and Sand (1941)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 17, 2019

There’s little doubt Blood and Sand was a follow up to The Mark of Zorro (1940) meant to capitalize on the lucrative romantic pairing of devilishly handsome heartthrob Tyrone Power and winsome ingenue Linda Darnell. But what it sets out to do, it achieves through an ability to capture us read more
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