Tag Archives: Kirk Douglas

Noir Noir: Oscar Omission – Barbara Stanwyck

Noir Noir: Oscar Omission – Barbara Stanwyck It’s about that time again – awards season! My favorite time of year. As I write this, I’m in the midst of my annual quest to see as many Oscar-nominated films and peformances … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) This month it’s back to Tombstone with a look at Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a first-time watch for me, part of my ongoing series of reviews of Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top 10 Favorite Bad Boys – Part 2

Noir Nook: Top 10 Favorite Bad Boys – Part 2 Last month, here at the Noir Nook, I served up the first half of my top 10 bad boys of noir. I’m finishing up the list this month with another … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, Leading Ladies

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, Leading Ladies In my last Western RoundUp column I shared photographs of the final resting places of a number of Western sidekicks and supporting Western players. That column was focused on male actors, and this time around … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part 2

Noir Nook: Best Noir of the Year – Part 2 For last month’s Noir Nook, I started one of my favorite lists to date – the best film from each year of the classic noir era; Part 1 covered 1940 … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Femme Entrances

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances Recently, during a viewing of The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) on TCM, I tweeted about Lana Turner’s first appearance in the film, stating that it was one of the best screen entrances, ever. One of … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Bacall Beyond Bogart

Silver Screen Standards: Bacall Beyond Bogart From the moment you see them together on screen in To Have and Have Not (1944), you know there’s something special about Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. They embody that magical idea of “chemistry” … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir

Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir There are so many noirs out there – some are good, some are not so good. Some are great. And some are legendary. This month, the Noir Nook is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the … 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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Cinemallennials: Paths of Glory (1957)

Cinemallennials: Paths of Glory (1957) For those of you who are unfamiliar with Cinemallennials, it is a bi-weekly podcast in which I, and another millennial, watch a classic film that we’ve never seen before, and discuss its significance and relevance … Continue reading

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