Marty (Ernest Borgnine) is a bachelor butcher living in the Bronx with his mother, Theresa (Esther Minciotti). He meets and falls in love with a plain schoolteacher, Clara (Betsy Blair), … Continue Reading Marty (1955)
Mystery of the Wax Museum and House of Wax are practically the same movie, albeit the latter boasts a larger leading man in comparison to the former’s legendary director. Each … Continue Reading Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) vs. House of Wax (1953)
I’m fortunate to receive physical DVDs and Blu-rays from a variety of different film distributors and one of the greatest has always been Twilight Time. Created in 2011, Twilight Time … Continue Reading Twilight Time & a Plea to Buy Physical Product
Films have always revisited eras of the past to question whether hindsight would or would not affect the outcome, and no actor was greater at this specific genre than James … Continue Reading 36 Hours (1964)
Victorian literature is recognized for its emphasis on repression, social hierarchy, and gender politics. When William Thackery published Vanity Fair in 1848 he couldn’t have assumed that its heroine, Becky … Continue Reading Becky Sharp (1935)
In 1963 television entered the world of the strange and unusual with The Outer Limits, a sci-fi anthology series created by Leslie Stevens that left audiences simultaneously captivated and haunted … Continue Reading The Outer Limits (1963)
Did you know that more women worked in the film industry during its first two decades than at any time since? Or that a woman created some of the first … Continue Reading CONTEST: Win Early Women Filmmakers on Blu-ray!
News in a nutshell: TCM and Disney partner up, a few television channels prepare their holiday programming, and what’s new on DVD and Blu.