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A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Director Elia Kazan’s 1957 film A Face in the Crowd is a prescient, startling and highly unsettling film dealing with the harsh truths of celebrity worship and the ways that power, particularly when wielded by celebrities can be dangerous, corrupting and wildly destructive. 450 more words

Classic Film

The Spiral Staircase (1946)

The premise sounds intriguing: a beautiful mute young woman is stalked by a serial killer in an austere mansion. It sounds like it has the trappings of a great Gothic thriller. 610 more words

Classic Film

The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Jose Ferrer

The Caine Mutiny is my favorite military drama. I really need to tell you a few things about my tastes. 463 more words

The Countdown has Begun!

We are about ready to bring the first clapper down on series 1 of AQF!

We are only a handful of days away. The cast is busy with scripts, costume, hair and make up whilst the crew is breaking down scripts at an alarming rate! 78 more words

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I Love You Again (1940)

William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke 

Remember the movie rule I posted the other day that said, “If William Powell and Myrna Loy are in a movie together, watch it,”? 341 more words

It Happened One Night (1934)

 

Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly. Dir: Frank Capra

Yes, it did, but it didn’t all happen that one night. I mean, technically, it happened over a period of nights…and days. 285 more words

 

Constance Bennett, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray. Dir: Norman Z. McLeod

Where to begin? About the actual movie first, I think. I don’t want to tell you anything about the plot, it’s really fun to discover it as it unfolds, so if you want to know, you can look on IMDb or somesuch. 327 more words