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Pre-50s Westerns Blu-ray News #214: Western Union (1941).

Directed by Fritz Lang
Starring Robert Young, Randolph Scott, Dean Jagger, Virginia Gilmore, John Carradine, Chill Wills, Barton MacLane

Many of us agree that Randolph Scott became a better Western star after he got some years on him. 80 more words

Randolph Scott

THE CINDERELLA AMONG OPEN-AIR THEATRES

This isn’t the first time the Ford’s amphitheatre stage has undergone a major transformation… In 1938, four years after his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream… 223 more words

Ford Theatres

Mini-Review - "The Testament Of Dr. Mabuse" (1933)

This film is fascinating due to the story behind the film, and how much of what we see parallels the journey our director, Fritz Lang, takes, similar to that of Elia Kazan’s journey through being blacklisted in “On The Waterfront” or Akira Kurosawa’s peril of being rejected by every film studio in his own country with “Ran.” 479 more words

Movies

Singing Spies in a Stormy French Field (featuring James Brown)

Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)

Marcel Carné is a French film director best known for his acknowledged masterpiece, Children of Paradise, which I will get to eventually this year, but I had long been intrigued by his previous movie,  4,201 more words

Movies That Do Not Suck

Metropolis

Appropriately or ironically, given that today is May Day, I’m going to write about Metropolis.  If you’ve ever taken a single film class, if you’ve ever read a single thing about Weimar Cinema, if you’ve ever seen the music video for “ 1,455 more words