My friend Nuwan Sen is hosting the “Essential 60’s blogathon”. It offered me the opportunity to highlight a perfect film, right up there with On the Waterfront, Citizen Kane, Apocolypse Now, and Shawshenk Redemption. 765 more words
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“THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER” (1953) Review
Tyrone Power’s career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox’s top stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. 1,177 more words
HOW CAN I LOSE?
Starring Paul Newman, Piper Laurie, Jackie Gleason and George C. Scott. Directed and written by Robert Rossen, who also wrote the screenplay for James Cagney’s Roaring Twenties (1939) and the Technicolor epic, Alexander the Great, starring Richard Burton (1956). 529 more words