Tags » Burt Lancaster

Unsavory Duos: J.J. Hunsecker and Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Brimming with repellent characters, Sweet Smell of Success, released in 1957 by United Artists, centers primarily on two: powerful Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) and self-serving press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis). 1,084 more words

Noir Films

Film #627: The Killers (1946)

It appears that during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the academy became very fond of the Film Noir, nominating many examples of this genre in the main categories. 973 more words

Best Director

Celebrating Judy Garland with a First Viewing of "A Child Is Waiting"

Oh that it seems far away, that time when Judy Garland was gambolling on the yellow bricks road and singing “We’re Off to See the Wizard” when you look at her years later in John Cassavetes’s… 1,519 more words

8 For Aldrich: Ulzana’s Raid

Ulzana’s Raid may seem like another western but it has lots of things on its mind. In this look at the films of Robert Aldrich we discuss Ulzana’s Raid, it’s general unpleasantness, and it’s surprising relation to the Vietnam war. 39 more words

Robert Aldrich

Abe Vigoda wants to know if you want another beer

I’ve spent a few hours…okay, many, many hours…in sports bars, clubs and beachfront bars but back in my college days I was not served by lovely young ladies named Chelsea, Kelsie, Jordon, Taylor, Emilie, Megan, Meaghan, Brooke, Leah, Jenna, Joy, Samantha, Victoria, Evita, Debbie, Dakota or Nicole. 500 more words


Quotes Suitable for Framing: Judge Dan Haywood

Ernst Janning: Judge Haywood… the reason I asked you to come: Those people, those millions of people… I never knew it would come to that. You must believe it, You must believe it! 363 more words

Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)


An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger.

~ Internet Movie Database… 166 more words