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September Classic Movie Guide


a roundup of movie previews and picks! Learn about the month ahead here… 386 more words


#TCM pays tribute to Melvyn Douglas in September

“Don’t make excuses and Don’t talk about it. Do it.”

That quote by Melvyn Douglas exemplifies his style, a no-nonsense actor whose mere presence in any production made it better – be it on a stage, on the radio, in a motion picture or on television.   418 more words

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Rapture (1965) Review

John Guillermin, the London-born director of the classic disaster film “The Towering Inferno” directed this film in 1965, a moving drama set in France called “Rapture”. 427 more words



1939: the year that gave us Gone With the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Mr Smith Goes to Washington, among a great many others. 814 more words


It doesn't want people: "The Changeling" (1980)

 By Scott Ross

“That house is not fit to live in. No one’s been able to live in it. It doesn’t want people.”

Thanks to the recommendation of a very good Facebook friend, I finally got to this elegant exercise in horror, a movie I somehow managed to miss during its original release. 692 more words


Blu-ray Review: Rapture

Starring: Patricia Gozzi, Melvyn Douglas, Dean Stockwell
Director: John Guillermin
Rating: 7/10

John Guillermin is one of those directors where you might not know the name but you’ve almost certainly seen one of his films. 708 more words

Blu-ray Review

A Frightened Young Woman Becomes a Star: Gail Russell

Actors and directors discuss their memories of the young Gail Russell in the new issue of “Films of the Golden Age” Summer, 2014 $5.90  She was a terrified young woman who was introduced to alcohol to calm her fears and doomed her to an early death from alcohol .   18 more words