Monthly Archives: June 2022

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – Tol’able David (1921)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – Tol’able David (1921) One of the great joys of American silent film is not only the “up close and personal” look at times gone by, but seeing how people regarded even earlier … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Silver Screen Standards: The Lady from Shanghai (1947) Despite the icy cold shade of Rita Hayworth’s hair, The Lady from Shanghai (1947) plays like a fever dream, confusing and sweat-soaked, long before it reaches its famous funhouse climax. It’s a … Continue reading

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Monsters & Matinees: Let’s cast our votes for horror films on the National Film Registry

Let’s cast our votes for horror films on the National Film Registry Every year when the slate of new movies going into the National Film Registry is announced, the list creates a buzz among film buffs. Not only does the … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: The At-Home Film Noir Festival

Noir Nook: The At-Home Film Noir Festival In April of this year, I attended the TCM Film Festival, which was the first time in two years that the fest was an in-person event. It was a sheer delight to be … Continue reading

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What’s New On Best Classics Ever In June 2022

Father’s Day Films to Watch With Dad, Cult Heroes, and More! With so much happening in June – school’s out, summer begins, and Father’s Day arrives on June 19 – our friends at Best Classics Ever are gearing up to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Hoagy Carmichael

Classic Movie Travels: Hoagy Carmichael Hoagy Carmichael was a beloved American composer, songwriter, actor, and lawyer. In addition to appearing in films and on television, he composed numerous hit songs, including “Stardust,” “Georgia on My Mind,” “The Nearness of You,” … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

“Like you said, it’s just one role of the dice, doesn’t matter what color they are.” Robert Wise is a fascinating case study. In a medium built on radical storytellers and auteurs, Wise is the epitome of a craftsman; a … Continue reading

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