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Movie review: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a timeless classic. The storyline applies as much today as it did over seventy-five years ago: small town honest man goes to Washington and discovers that all national politics are corrupt. 300 more words


All About Bernard Herrmann's VERTIGO Score - to be performed live at the San Francisco Symphony

by Roger Leatherwood

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958) starts with a disembodied close-up of a woman’s face that moves up to her eye, while Bernard Herrmann’s score begins its moody and compulsive circular rising-and-falling motif – immediately haunting and troubled. 1,565 more words


Films: A Drunken Conversation

The Philadelphia Story is one of my favorite films for a number of reasons. One of them is this fantastic scene that Jimmy Stewart plays with Cary Grant.  56 more words


Past Imperfect - #351

Jimmy: “What the hell are you doing?”

Norma: “Sweetie, I know you were born in Pennsylvania, and I can forgive you for that. But you are really drawing too much attention to our table with your ‘golly gee’ expression. 75 more words


Week 3: Rope (1948) Long takes and disappointment

Disclaimer: These essays presume you’ve seen the film in question. If you want to avoid spoilers, watch the movie first!

This one is hard. I’m having such a tough time writing this. 3,357 more words


Jimmy Stewart Startled By Little People

When 41-year-old bachelor Jimmy Stewart finally married his one and only wife, Gloria, it was understandably a big deal in Tinsletown. Life magazine shared this headline. 133 more words


James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997)

One of the most beloved actors of all time, Jimmy Stewart starred in some of the most popular movies of the 20th Century and many which continue to be re-watched and discovered today. 178 more words