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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Nov 27, 2019

Barefoot in the Park Directed by Gene Saks Written by Neil Simon 1967/USA IMDb link Repeat viewing/Netflix rental   Neil Simon comedy with two of America’s most beautiful people at their most beautiful. Corie (Jane Fonda) is a sexy, fun-loving, free spirit.  Paul (Robert Redford) is a str read more

Lady on a Train (1945): A Pleasing Blend of Screwball and Noir

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 27, 2019

The ever effervescent Deanna Durbin is sprawled out on the seat of a train car feverishly reading the pages of her thrilling mystery novel aloud. She happens to glance out the window only to stop and see a man bludgeoned to death with a crowbar! It was through the window shade, and we don’t s read more

My six favorite film noir scores

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Nov 27, 2019

My six favorite film noir scores On November 27, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized I love film scores. And since it’s Noirvember, here are six of my favorite film noir scores, in no particular order: The Big Combo (1955, dir. Joseph H. Lewis) – Cool read more

Evil (2019) s01e08 – 2 Fathers

The Stop Button Posted by on Nov 27, 2019

So this episode has—you guessed it—two dads in it. Well, it’s probably got more than two dads in it, but only two where it’s important they’re dads. The first dad is Vondie Curtis-Hall as Mike Colter’s dad. They estranged because it’s TV and there’s no way a guy’s not estranged with read more

Blackhat (2015)

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Nov 27, 2019

US / 133 minutes / color / Legendary, Forward Pass, Universal Dir: Michael Mann Pr: Thomas Tull, Michael Mann, Jon Jashni Scr: Morgan Davis Foehl Cine: Stuart Dryburgh Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tang Wei, Viola Davis, Ritchie Coster, Holt McCallany, John Ortiz, Yorick van Wageningen, Wang Leehom, Christ read more

Day 27 of Noirvember: Wednesday Words

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Nov 27, 2019

Thumbing rides is dangerous. As the calendar winds down to the end of Noirvember, it’s a perfect time to revisit some more of noir’s great lines. Enjoy! “Thumbing rides may save you bus fare. But it’s dangerous. You never know what’s in store for you when you hear the squeal of brakes.” read more

Happy Thanksgiving… A Macy’s Day Parade Vintage Pictorial

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Nov 27, 2019

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Fond Memories! I have such fond memories of the Macy’s Day Parade from when I was a little kid… waking up early in the morning, running downstairs to the living room, and turning on the TV to see what awesome and fun balloons would be making their way down t read more

Monsters and Matinees: ‘Tarantula’ – Or why I’m afraid to look out my bedroom window

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Toni Ruberto on Nov 27, 2019

Tarantula – Or why I’m afraid to look out my bedroom window My childhood bedroom had two windows: one by the headboard and one near the other end of the bed. They were great to let a cool breeze in the room, but they also held a darker side where my overactive imagination freely roame read more

UK Lombard fans: London calling in January with BFI tribute

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Nov 27, 2019

"Vigil In The Night," arguably Carole Lombard's finest dramatic performance, is set in England in the late 1930s. And come January, that nation's British Film Institute will honor her legacy with a London tribute.Thirteen Lombard films will run throughout the month at thr BFI Southbank fourplex, the read more

Rd 6: The Great Directors Tourney

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 27, 2019

Here we go with rd 6    Rd 6: Which director's film do you like more? Rd 6: Which director's film do you like more? Rd 6: Which director's film do you like more? Rd 6: Which director's film do you like more? Rd 6: Which director's films do you like more? read more

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Nov 26, 2019

My third and final day of Noir City Chicago 2019 ended with a transition in hosts and a film screening. After a busy start to the festival–and with the festival going on with its merriment without me for a few days–I was happy to revisit the festival and catch one more double feature wh read more

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 26, 2019

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker’s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads… well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neit read more

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 26, 2019

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker’s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads… well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neit read more

'Orchids' to this rarity

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Nov 26, 2019

Few would call "No More Orchids" (1932), the second of five films Carole Lombard made for Columbia, a masterpiece. But it surely rates as solid entertainment and at times hints at the comedic brilliance she would show later in the decade (despite a few moments, this really isn't a comedy by any mea read more

Western Roundup: Western Film Book Library – Part 2

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Laura Grieve on Nov 26, 2019

Last summer I shared a few of the favorite books on Westerns in my library.  Some of the books I wrote about encouraged my love of Westerns from an early age, while other titles were fairly recent. At the time I promised there would be a “Part 2,” and here it is, just in time for Chri read more

Podcasts for Classic Film Fans: November Round-up

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 26, 2019

It's been another great month of podcasts for classic film fans. I love how there is always something new and fascinating to discover. As always, if you have a podcast to share, even your own, please share in the comments. All episode titles link to the episode: You Won't Forget Me Torch Song (1 read more

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

The Stop Button Posted by on Nov 26, 2019

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker’s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads… well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neit read more

The Mandalorian (2019) s02e03 – The Sin

The Stop Button Posted by on Nov 26, 2019

All of Star Wars, all the movies, all the cartoons, books, comics, games, toys, socks, The Holiday Special, underwear, blankets—all of it—has been building to this episode of “The Mandalorian,” where they’re finally able to make Boba Fett adorable. Yes, Baby Yoda is adorable but of course read more

Day 26 of Noirvember: Dorothys You Should Know — Part II

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Nov 26, 2019

Ever heard of Dorothy Patrick? During her brief heyday, she appeared with such luminaries as Robert Taylor, Wallace Beery and Loretta Young, and she was featured in three films noirs (with an uncredited part in a fourth). But after just 12 years, Patrick retired from the screen and, like her fellow read more

HYSTERIA

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on Nov 26, 2019

I haven't seen every movie made by Hammer Films. There's still plenty of titles that have eluded me, including most of the company's output before they produced THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN. I was able to partake in a personal Hammer debut last night, courtesy of Turner Classic Movies. The cable channe read more
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