Green Dolphin Street is one of numerous adaptations of epic best-sellers throughout the 1940s. The type of event movie where everyone and their sister read the novel, now watch Hollywood’s … Continue Reading Green Dolphin Street (1947)
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I’m starting to think George Sidney might be one of my favorite directors. From The Harvey Girls (1946) or Viva Las Vegas (1964), Sidney was a director who knew how … Continue Reading Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
There are a lot of movies found in Professional Sweetheart, released via Warner Archive, that make you go, “Really?” Sure, every movie comes with its own level of suspended belief, … Continue Reading Professional Sweetheart (1933)
What better time to look at Doris Day’s big cinematic debut than during the month TCM honors her? Even better? Warner Archive just put out a beautiful transfer of this … Continue Reading Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Fritz Lang is a director whose work, even at its silliest, can entertain, and that’s how one must approach Beyond a Reasonable Doubt – now available in a beautiful Blu-ray … Continue Reading Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
On first blush, George Cukor’s Gaslight isn’t a horror film. But it is if you’re a woman. The term commonly pops up today but most don’t know the movie it’s … Continue Reading Gaslight (1944)
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)
Ten years after the landmark film The Moon is Blue marked the erosion of the Hollywood Production Code, several films continued pushing at the boundaries of the sex comedy. Many simply … Continue Reading Sunday in New York (1963)
William Wyler’s Dodsworth comes with the highest of pedigrees, being the favorite film of TCM’s immortal host, Robert Osborne. It’s aired several times in the years since his death and … Continue Reading Dodsworth (1936)
In Person is a vital feature to chart the rise of actress Ginger Rogers. It was this movie that proved the actress alone could carry a movie without the aid … Continue Reading In Person (1935)
Having watched my fair share of classic films by now, and knowing the fixtures of certain producers, I should have known what I was getting into with Underwater! (Yes, there … Continue Reading Underwater! (1955)
It’s funny revisiting technologically-focused science-fiction features because they either unintentionally predict future events or look woefully out-of-date. Demon Seed does both, prophesying a world where everything in our homes is … Continue Reading Demon Seed (1977)
This is reposted as part of the Summer Under the Stars blogathon The year 1934 is considered the year when the Production Code was actually enforced in movies, with many … Continue Reading The Richest Girl in the World (1934)
Warner Archive has re-released The Pajama Game. How does this Doris Day vehicle hold up?
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)