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Celebrating National Classic Movie Day with the Five Stars Blogathon

The 16th of May is National Classic Movie Day, and what better way to celebrate this than to write a post on one’s favourite five classic movie stars. 1,383 more words


Night And The City (1950)

Night and The City (1950)

O.K. kiddies The Monkey has a terrific one for you today. It is the superb late Film Noir from England, … 671 more words

Film Noir

⦿ Laura -'44. &. Sitting Pretty-'48

   a real gem . . . Gene Tierney,  Clifton Webb,  Dana Andrews  &  a young Vincent Price

. . . . . ⦿ Sitting Pretty… 19 more words


The "bad boy of film stock": The nitrate experience at TCMFF

Watching a film on nitrate has to be seen to be believed. I had heard about the beauty and exclusivity of nitrate for years. It’s been referred to as the “bad boy of film stock” for its ability to allow cinematographers to capture imagery that is vivid and luminous but it’s also flammable which adds to its allure. 1,003 more words


Before watching the movie:

I’m not sure if I’ve been aware of this movie before it came up in recommendations or not. I seem to be vaguely aware of “Laura” as a title, but I may just be thinking of the song (which I know because… 526 more words


Black Noir Widow in Technicolor

DATELINE:  1954 Mystery

If you want to make a film noir, flashy colors and lacking mood would be two mistakes. When Nunnally Johnson pitched this movie to the studio, he no doubt mentioned Billy Wilder and Joe Mankiewicz. 237 more words

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