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Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte - Review

I first watched this movie as a child (a creepy child who liked sad and creepy things) and I really fell in love with its spooky sense of atmosphere, crazy plot filled with fantastically twisty thriller/horror goodness, and Betty Davis’s main character, who manages to seem at times both completely innocent and violently insane. 461 more words


Happy 100th Birthday Olivia de Havilland!: HUSH... HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE (20th Century Fox 1964)

Today marks the 100th birthday of one of the last true Golden Age greats, Olivia de Havilland. Film fans across the globe are celebrating the life and career of this fine actress, who fought the Hollywood system and won. 971 more words


Caged (1950, John Cromwell)

Max Steiner does the music for Caged, which is strange to think about because Caged barely has any music. Director Cromwell instead emphasizes the silence, especially as the film opens. 443 more words


Hollywood recovers from rape

The performances by the principle actors in Johnny Belinda— Jane Wyman as the deaf mute Belinda, Charles Bickford as her father, and Lew Ayres as the doctor– are flawless, and the writing of their characters raises this film above the level of melodrama– or, rather, almost does.   344 more words


Charlotte's Web (1973) - reviewed by George

This animated cartoon version of E.B.White’s book is really fun. It was directed by Charles Nichols and Iwao Takamoto, and it tells the tale of a spring pig destined to become bacon come wintertime. 228 more words


Old Movie Review - Journey Into Fear

Every now and then I like to review a movie that doesn’t get much attention these days.

Released by RKO in 1943 this Mercury Theatre Production featuring and regarded to have been part directed by Orson Welles although he always maintained the film remained Norman Foster’s. 383 more words


Dark Passage (1947)

The Man With Bogart’s Face

***This Review Contains Spoilers***

Dark Passage is one of the more experimental movies of Hollywood’s golden age, with majority of the film’s first third being filmed from the first person point of view of Humphrey Bogart’s character. 723 more words

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