Know someone who doubts the power of clothing? Invite them to consider why actors wear costumes. If your skeptical friend needs a little help, point out that clothing gives actors a quick, reliable way to convey a great deal about the characters they play: social status, historical period, personality, state of mind. 441 more words
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A slightly slower-paced screwball than Bringing Up Baby and His Girl Friday, Ball of Fire is, nevertheless, a thoroughly enjoyable wisecracking movie. Many of the elements that make a classic Howard Hawks film might be somewhat diluted, but the dialogue and comic timing of the lead actors is perfectly pitched. 1,450 more words
I recently needed a break from all the holiday hoopla and decided on a night in with a classic non-holiday movie – Sunset Boulevard. 336 more words
Nothing matters in the world of film except for the black dress Rosemary Clooney wears in the movie, WHITE CHRISTMAS!
I feel I should probably begin this review with a disclaimer. If you’re looking to read an unbiased overview touching on the plot of a classic Christmas film in a casual yet informative way this will not be it. 326 more words