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Noir Nook: “Killer” Noir

Noir Nook: “Killer” Noir Film noir is not easy to define. Sometimes, it’s not even easy to determine whether a film is noir or not. Whenever I’m asked to describe film noir, I respond that generally speaking, noir films portray … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hour of the Gun (1967)

Western RoundUp: Hour of the Gun (1967) It’s been a few months since I devoted a Western RoundUp column to a single film, so this month I’ll focus on my first-ever viewing of Hour of the Gun (1967). In doing so, I’m … Continue reading

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FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck

FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck My First Log-in to the Streaming Movie Service As part of our long-term partnership with FilmStruck (which includes lots of monthly giveaways throughout the year), we are launching a monthly CMH column called FilmStruck Forum in which … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

 “Operator, I’ve been ringing Murray Hill 35097 for the last half hour and the line is always busy.” While the film noir continues to thrive in the modern day, a stylistic shoot-off, the melodramatic noir, remains frozen in the ember … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte

5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte  Like today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend Harry Belafonte! ….. In the Navy… OK, so this may be a promotional picture of Belafonte from Carmen Jones (1954, director Otto … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

“Match me, Sidney…” Hollywood loved their exposés in the early 1950s. Films like Sunset Boulevard (1950), Ace in the Hole (1951), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) showed audiences the ugly side of show business with exacting clarity. It … Continue reading

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getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables

  getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables Without the use of special effects, violence, or even a slick, polished plot, Delbert Mann’s Separate Tables remains one of the most riveting films I’ve ever seen. The 1958 masterpiece weaves together the … Continue reading

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TCM’s Star of the Month: Burt Lancaster

  TCM Star of the Month Burt Lancaster This month Turner Classic Movies is celebrating Burt Lancaster as its Star of the Month. With a career spanning five decades and with more than 85 films to his credit, Lancaster has … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Buddy Adler at Work

  Born June 22, 1909 Producer Buddy Adler! Buddy Adler produced 24 movies in a span of only ten years (1948-1958) including the classic films From Here to Eternity (for which he won the Best Picture Oscar), Love is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Burt Lancaster

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Burt Lancaster, born on November 2, 1913! When I think Burt Lancaster, the first thing that pops into my head is simple: man. For me, Lancaster is the go-to example for testosterone-driven manliness … Continue reading

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