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Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, William Demarest. Dir: Preston Sturges

Sullivan’s Travels (TCM Essentials, Saturday 12/1/12, 8pm eastern/7pm central)
I like to think of this movie as the one that got it right. 386 more words

Criterion/Hulu Plus Movie of the Week

The Most Dangerous Game (1932; Dir.: Ernest B. Schoedsack and Irving Pichel)


By Daniel Barnes

Based on a widely adapted 1924 short story by Richard Connell, the 1932 chiller The Most Dangerous Game is the film that producers Ernest B. 474 more words

Netflix Instant/Criterion

Dead End - 1937

My Review

—A Strong Cast Makes This a Classic—

Your Bogie Film Fix:

out of 5 Bogies!

Director: William Wyler

The Lowdown

A down on his luck architect (Joel McCrea) is pulled between two women (Sylvia Sidney and Wendy Barrie), a gangster on the run (Bogart) visits his old stomping grounds, and a group of street kids (The ‘Dead End’ Kids) make the best out of their lives in the slums of New York. 1,160 more words

Humphrey Bogart

Girls About Town (1931)

Unlike your typical classic Hollywood fan, I’m a little less accepting of some of sexual politics we’re expected from the era. This seems like a generalization, but there is a impulse in some cinephiles to accept certain elements of a film as a sign of the times. 895 more words